AWARDS: Investment Bank

Blending the right amount of local, regional and global expertise has helped this firm shine in LatAm debt, equity capital markets and M&A

AWARDS: Private Equity

After a six-year investment, this Colombian fund made a highly profitable exit in a deal that underscores the rise of LatAm’s own buyside

AWARDS: Syndicated loan

A complex financing structure drew plaudits from rival bankers for its sophisticated execution and success in attracting new lenders

AWARDS: Restructuring

This low-income homebuilder carried out a multi-billion dollar restructuring under new legislation, negotiating with thousands of creditors to reduce debt

AWARDS: Structured Financing

This issuer became the first South American airline to employ a complex financing tool, overcoming untested legal ground in multiple jurisdictions to significantly upsize this landmark transaction

AWARDS: Trade Finance

One borrower has bucked a trend of credit weakening in Brazil, underscoring its strengthening profile with a heavily-subscribed term loan extension


A nimble, innovative approach to fickle markets helped Latin America’s most impressive institutions raise capital and execute strategic transactions in 2015. LatinFinance recognizes the stand-out deals and dealmakers for their resounding success during a difficult year

AWARDS: Law Firm: Mexico

This firm blends experience, with an emphasis on relationships and technical sophistication to maintain and grow its stable of clients that includes some of Mexico’s largest issuers

AWARDS: Bond House

As a lack of issuance from Brazilian borrowers last year drove bond volumes across the region down to their lowest levels since 2009, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch emerged to lead debt capital markets activity

AWARDS: Equity House

A significant leap in this year’s league tables coupled with a wide-reaching network makes this bank stand out during a weak year for Latin American equities


A global presence and a willingness to embrace complexity has propelled this bank to award-winning advisory roles

AWARDS: Loan House

The lender’s breadth and volume of activity throughout Latin America is complemented by a strategy that aims to include mid-size corporate clients and transactions