Archive

January / February 2012

MEXICO LAW FIRM - A Broad Sweep

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Ritch Mueller

CHILE LAW FIRM - Riding the Momentum

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Carey y Cía

BRAZIL LAW FIRM - A Familiar Name

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Mattos Filho

LATAM LAW FIRM - Seeking Balance

Shearman & Sterling

COLOMBIA BOUTIQUE - Going Local

Colombia Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Corredores Asociados

MEXICO BOUTIQUE - Deal Maker

Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Estructura Partners

BRAZIL BOUTIQUE - Creating a Niche

Brazil Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Estáter

INFRASTRUCTURE LAW FIRM - Digging Deeper

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

White & Case

BEST INFRASTRUCTURE BANK - Building a Future

POWER FINANCING - Breaking New Ground

Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

CFE’s $1bn 4.875% 2021

PROJECT FINANCING - Paving the Way

Brazil Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

OOG’s $1.5bn 6.35% 2021

FINANCIAL INNOVATION - In Praise of Novelty

Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

ICA’s 7.1bn peso 20.8-Year Bond

TRADE FINANCE - Marking a Milestone

Brazil Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Bahia Specialty Cellulose

RESTRUCTURING - Meeting the Challenge

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Comerci’s $3.2bn Workout

STRUCTURED FINANCING - Solid Structures

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina

AA 2000’s $300m 10.75% 2020

DOMESTIC M&A - Leaping to the Top

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Banorte-IXE

CROSS-BORDER M&A - Mega Sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina Brazil

AEI Sale of LatAm Assets

PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL - From Strength to Strength

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Asia

BTG Pactual $1.8bn Stake Purchase

FOLLOW-ON EQUITY OFFERING - Navigating Rough Waters

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Gerdau

SYNDICATED LOAN - Turning Around

Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Nemak

CORPORATE LIABILITY MANAGEMENT - Making the Grade

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Braskem

HIGH-YIELD BOND - Setting New Precedents

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

OGX’s $2.6bn 8.5% 2017

HIGH-GRADE BOND - América Móvil’s $2.75bn Dual-Tranche Offering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

América Móvil’s $2.75bn Dual-Tranche Offering

QUASI-SOVEREIGN BOND - Breaking Records

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Petrobras’s $6bn Three-Tranche Offering

CORPORATE ISSUER IPO / LOCAL CURRENCY FINANCING - Bucking the Trend

Arcos Dorados

SOVEREIGN ISSUER / SOVEREIGN BOND - Trendsetter

Mexico

LOAN HOUSE - A Leadership Role

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

HSBC

M&A HOUSE - The Shop to Beat

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Credit Suisse

EQUITY HOUSE - Tough Times

Brazil Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Itaú BBA

BOND HOUSE - Ahead of the Trend

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

BEST INVESTMENT BANK - Broad Reach

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

JPMorgan

Enter the Elephant

Asia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

India could represent a massive market for LatAm commodities. But can it act as a real driver for the region’s growth and lessen South America’s reliance on China?

Exchanging Ideas

Brazil

Rio looks to reestablish itself as a financial center

Goldman Leaps Ahead

M&A

Happy Farewell to 2011

Equity

High Hopes

Brazil Bonds

Can the elimination of the IOF tax on certain Brazilian debentures open this market to broader foreign participation? Bankers believe it may take some time.

Hope Springs Eternal

Bonds

Looking Ahead

More Bank Cuts

People

New Frontiers

Room for Mistakes

Peru Economy & Policy

Peruvian political risk is back in the headlines. But so far investors are taking such events in their stride as President Humala pursues market friendly policies.

Surer Footing

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is in better fiscal shape than ever. Finance Secretary Eduarda La Rocque talks to LatinFinance about the city’s turnaround story.

The Sustainability Defense

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

The M&E LF Sustainability Index has proven to be a useful buffer against down markets, putting in its best performance last December.

Venezuelan Roulette

Venezuela

Chevron and PDVSA hope to finance an ambitious new mega oil project in Venezuela. Under the right conditions, they may just succeed.