Cleary Gottlieb Counsel in Five LatinFinance "Deals of the Quarter Century"

October 7, 2013

Cleary Gottlieb was counsel in more than half of the matters selected by LatinFinance as “Deals of the Quarter Century.” The awards highlight excellence and progress in Latin America’s financial history over the past 25 years.

The winning deals in which Cleary Gottlieb was counsel are:

Best Sovereign Deal:
United Mexican States’ $48 billion Brady Bond agreement (1990)
(Cleary Gottlieb represented the United Mexican States)

Best Privatization:
Telebrás’ $19 billion privatization (1998)
(Cleary Gottlieb represented Telebrás)

Best M&A Deal:
Vale’s $19 billion acquisition of Inco (2006)
(Cleary Gottlieb represented Vale)

Best Corporate Deal:
Petrobras’ $11 billion six-tranche bond issue (2013)
(Cleary Gottlieb represented Petrobras)

Best Local Currency Deal:
América Móvil’s Ps.15 billion, 6.45% global peso “Títulos de Crédito Extranjero” due 2022 (2012)
(Cleary Gottlieb represented América Móvil)

Published monthly, LatinFinance has covered business, finance, cross-border investment and capital markets in Latin America for more than two decades.

Actively engaged in Latin America work for more than 50 years, Cleary Gottlieb’s commitment to and knowledge of the region is unparalleled. With more than 30 partners or counsel and approximately 70 associates engaged in the firm’s Latin America practice, the firm has a broader and deeper talent base in this area than any other international law firm. The practice is widely recognized for its depth and breadth of knowledge about local customs and practices and its longstanding relationships with local law firms.