Cleary Gottlieb Shortlisted for 15 IFLR Americas Awards 2024

March 8, 2024

Cleary Gottlieb has been shortlisted for 15 IFLR Americas 2024 awards and advised on 11 shortlisted deals of the year.

The firm was nominated for the following top-line awards:

  • Debt and Equity-Linked Team of the Year
  • Equity Team of the Year
  • Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year
  • High-Yield Team of the Year
  • Loans Team of the Year
  • M&A Team of the Year
  • Private Equity Team of the Year
  • Restructuring Team of the Year
  • International Law Firm of the Year

Cleary also advised on these shortlisted deals of the year:

  • Deal of the Year: Debt and Equity-Linked (FEMSA – Heineken exchangeable bonds; Republic of Costa Rica sovereign issuance)
  • Deal of the Year: Equity (COPEL privatization)
  • Deal of the Year: High-Yield (Azul senior secured issuance; CEMEX green subordinated notes)
  • Deal of the Year: Loan (Apollo / Univar Solutions LBO financing; Pemex and PMI refinancing)
  • Deal of the Year: Private Equity (FEMSA, Kelso & Company, and Warburg Pincus / BradyPLUS)
  • Deal of the Year: Restructuring (Azul Linhas Aereas; Samarco; Americanas)

Cleary partner Jorge Juantorena was one of only eight lawyers shortlisted for the IFLR Dealmakers Hall of Fame.

The IFLR Americas awards celebrate legally innovative cross-border transactions across the Americas that “set precedents, broke new ground, added to the legal toolkit, and brought clarity to regulatory frameworks.” The winners will be announced on May 15. For more information, click here.