"January 6, 2011Six deals on which Cleary Gottlieb advised during 2010 were named as “Deals of the Year” by International Financing Review.
The award-winning deals are:
Latin America Equity Issue of the Year: Petrobras’s $70 billion follow-on offering. (Cleary Gottlieb represented Petrobras. This is expected to be largest equity offering ever.) ....Financial Bond—Subordinated Debt: HSBC’s $3.8 billion $25 par capital securities. (Cleary Gottlieb represented HSBC.) Latin America Loan of the Year: Americas Mining Corporation’s $1.5 billion loan. (Cleary Gottlieb was counsel to a bank syndicate. The loan was used to fund Americas Mining plan of reorganization for its U.S. copper unit, ASARCO LLC.)"