Cleary and Pellerano guide $500 million sovereign issue by the Dominican Republic

Fresh from hosting two Latin American Cafés in Mexico City this week, The Latin American Lawyer is already gearing up to our first ever event in Guatemala. This Latin American Café will take place on September 12th, for more information and to register, please click here

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In other legal news this week, PPU acted for Colombian infrastructure company ODINSA on the sale of its stake in a Panama energy company..

Peru remains a hotbed of transactional activity with Santivañez Abogados handling the sale of Pescados Capitales while Miranda & Amando advised TC Latin America Partners on the takeover of a high-end residential property developer and, on separate deal, worked with Clifford Chance, Lazo, De Romaña & CMB and White & CAse on Petroperú`s debut international bond issue.

In Brazil, TozziniFreire added a new partner to head its oil and gas practice group while in Ecuador, Hogan Lovells acted for the Republic on a $2 billion sovereign bond offering.

In the CAFTA-DR region, BLP acted for Guatemala on a labour arbitration case under the treaty’s rule while in the Dominican Republic, Cleary and Pellerano guided a $500 million sovereign issue by the Republic.

Ignacio Abella
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PPU advised Odinsa on sale of its stake in Gena
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría acted for Odinsa on the sale of its 59,67% stakehold in Gena for $35,3 million.

Veirano instructed on Rockhead acquisition
Veirano Advogados acted for Brazilian investment fund Fundo Primatec on its acquisition of Rockhead.

Hogan Lovells advised Ecuador on $2 billion bond offering
Hogan Lovells acted for the Republic of Ecuador on a $2 billion bond offering.

TozziniFreire adds new oil & gas head partner
TozziniFreire announced that Leonardo Miranda has joined the firm as a partner and head of its oil and gas practice group.

BLP instructed on CAFTA-DR labour lawsuit
BLP lawyers were part of the legal team which acted for Guatemala on a labour arbitration case brought by the US under CAFTA-DR rules.

Davis Polk acted for bookrunners on $288 million offering by BR Properties
Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners on a share offering by BR Properties of 953 million Brazilian reais (approximately $288 million).

Santivañez Abogados instructed on sale of landmark Peruvian seafood restaurant
Peruvian law firm Santivañez Abogados advised the owners of Pescados Capitales, a gourmet seafood restaurant in Lima, on its sale to Civitano.

Miranda & Amado advised TC Latin America Partners on real estate takeover in Peru
Peruvian law firm Miranda & Amado acted for TC Latin America Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in two real estate entities controlled by InGroup.

Cleary and Pellerano on call as the Dominican Republic taps international markets
Cleary Gottlieb advised the Dominican Republic while Pellerano & Herrera acted for the initial purchasers on the $500 million sovereign bond reopening.

Four law firms instructed on first international notes issue by Petroperu
Petroperú instructed Miranda & Amado and Clifford Chance while Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados in Peru and White & Case in NY advised the banks.

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