Cleary Gottlieb Counsel in Seven LatinFinance “Deals of the Year”

February 3, 2012

Cleary Gottlieb was counsel in seven transactions recognized by LatinFinance as “Deals of the Year.”

The winning deals include:

Best Sovereign Bond:
United Mexican States’ 100-year retap
(Cleary represented United Mexican States)

Best Corporate High-Grade Bond:
América Móvil’s $2.75 billion dual-tranche offering
(Cleary represented América Móvil)

Best Quasi-Sovereign Bond:
Petrobras’ $6 billion three-tranche offering
(Cleary represented Petrobras)

Best Syndicated Loan:
Nemak’s $1.15 billion loan
(Cleary represented Nemak)

Best Cross-Border M&A Deal:
AEI’s sale of Latin American assets
(Cleary represented Pampa Energia, one of the buyers)

Best Restructuring:
Comerci’s $3.2 billion workout
(Cleary represented the ad hoc committee of international bank creditors of Comerci)

Best Power Financing:
Comisión Federal de Electricidad’s $1 billion offering
(Cleary represented CFE)

The firm accepted its awards at a dinner held in New York on January 19.

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