Latin Lawyer named two transactions on which White & Case advised among its "Deals of the Year" in its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards, presented at a charity dinner in São Paulo on April 10, 2019.
The winning deals on which White & Case advised were:
Restructuring: Oi Restructuring
White & Case acted as global counsel for Oi S.A., one of Brazil's largest integrated telecommunications enterprises, in restructuring nearly US$20 billion in debt governed by a variety of Brazilian, US, English and Portuguese laws—the largest bankruptcy ever in Latin America. Read more: Oi Restructuring
Project finance (Infrastructure): Posorja Deep Water Port
White & Case represented DP World PLC and its subsidiary DPWorld Posorja S.A. in the first major infrastructure project awarded in Ecuador since the recent enactment of new PPP legislation. The USD $377 million loan facilities will finance construction of a new deepwater multi-purpose port terminal to be located in Posorja, Ecuador. Read more: Posorja Deep Water Port