Chambers Latin America ranked Shearman & Sterling as Band 1 in Banking & Finance and Project Finance and also highlighted the firm for its expertise in Capital Markets, ranked as Band 2. Our firm was also recognized for its Corporate M&A work in Latin America.
In Capital Markets, partner Antonia Stolper was ranked as Band 1 and partner Stuart Fleischmann as Band 2. The publication highlighted our work representing Peru’s Intercorp Financial Services in its $468.6 million NYSE-listed IPO.
Partners Greg Tan and Cynthia Urda Kassis took Band 1 recognitions in Project Finance. Partners Robert Freedman and Alexandro Padrés were also highlighted in this category. Chambers highlighted our role assisting various international financial institutions as lenders with Enel Green Powers' portfolio project financing of three solar photovoltaic plants in Mexico. The matter is valued at approximately $1 billion.
In the Banking & Finance category, Chambers recognized partner Denise Grant with a Band 1 status and highlighted our work as advisors to Mizuho Bank, HSBC Securities and JPMorgan Chase Bank on two credit facilities for Petróleos Mexicanos totaling $8 billion.
Chambers described our Latin America team as a “pre-eminent practice boasting singular expertise in Latin American finance mandates.” It also noted that it “caters to an impressive roster of international financial institutions and energy multinationals, assisting them with high-value acquisition finance, corporate finance and refinancing mandates.”
These recognitions demonstrate our expertise as advisors to Latin America’s leading corporates, financial institutions and sovereigns. Our firm’s Latin America team spans a wide number of areas of focus including Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Bank Finance, Project Development & Finance, Funds, Corporate Governance, Real Estate and Compliance.