Adrian Gay Lasa and Guillermo Uribe

H&K represents CIM in $100m financing to R2

Holland & Knight has represented Community Investment Management (CIM), a provider of strategic debt capital, in a $100m structured financing for R2 Capital, a fintech specialising in capitalising digital SMEs in LatAm.

The loan, announced on 5 May, was secured by digital debt securities.

Based in San Francisco, CIM is an institutional impact investment manager that identifies and invests in innovative financial products that help underserved communities.

R2, based in Mexico City, has partnered with some of the region’s most iconic companies, such as Rappi and Clip, to leverage their equity arms.

H&K’s team was led by partners Guillermo Uribe Lara (pictured right) and Adrian Gay Lasa (pictured left), along with associate Jorge Gonzalez Carlini from Mexico City, and by partners Michael Emerson and Tatyana Bloom, and associates Fan Yang and Ana Moreno, based in the United States.

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