Cameron Royse

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US Consultores em Direito Estrangeiro

Cameron Royse

Cameron Royse

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Biography

Cameron Royse is an associate based in São Paulo, Brazil. Qualified in New York and Australia, Cameron's practice is focused on corporate and project finance transactions involving representation of financial institutions, sponsors and companies on a wide range of financial and commercial transactions.

Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, Cameron has represented clients across a variety of cross-border corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions including: mining, oil and gas, infrastructure and renewables projects, especially in Brazil and wider Latin America.


Professional experience

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LL.B, First Class Honours, Monash University

  • Australia
  • New York State Bar

Corporate and Trade Finance, Restructuring and Derivatives

  • Ongoing representation of a number of Brazilian and international companies and financial institutions including large Brazilian pulp and cellulose producers, petrochemical companies in connection with various derivatives transactions.
  • Represented the lender group in connection with the restructuring of the U.S. dollar denominated debt portfolio of a large Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer in the aggregate amount of approximately US$75 million.
  • Represented the a large Brazilian arms manufacturer in connection with reorganization and amendments to its debt portfolio in the aggregate amount of approximately R$123 million.
  • Represented the Latin American arm of a Singaporean commodities trading company in relation to separate pre-payment agreements and structured pre-export finance facilities with a Brazilian oil company in the amounts of US$47 million and US$50 million.
  • Represented the Brazilian arm of a large Spanish financial institution in relation to a number of corporate guarantees and security arrangements with respect to several Latin American commodities trading companies.
  • Advised a Panamanian state-owned bank in connection with two credit facilities in the aggregate amount of US$510 million, both guaranteed by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
  • Represented of the Brazilian arm of a large Spanish financial institution on the restructuring and amendment of its notes program in the aggregate amount of US$150 million.
  • Represented a global wheel manufacturer in the renegotiation of a US$90 million credit facility.
  • Represented a Singaporean power production company in its corporate reorganization and refinancing of an AUD$300 million credit facility.


Project Finance

  • Represented the Colombian subsidiary of a Brazilian power generation and transmission holding company in a project financing for a transmission line in Colombia in the aggregate amount of US$163.5 million.  The deal was the first international project financing of a transmission line in Colombia.
  • Represented the project sponsors in relation to ongoing matters in connection with the approximately US$330 million securitization of receivables in connection with a toll road project in Peru.
  • Represented a Latin American telecommunications company on the project financing of 298 "build-to-suit" telecommunication towers in Peru, which was extended by a Panamanian non-bank financial institution.
  • Represented the lender in relation to ongoing matters in connection with the project refinancing of a 50.4MW wind farm project in Uruguay.


Capital Markets

Registered Offerings

  • Represented the joint bookrunners and global coordinators in an approximately US$1.9 billion secondary offering of the common shares and ADSs owned by a state-owned Brazilian financial institution of a NYSE listed state-owned Brazilian oil and gas company.
  • Represented a Brazilian fintech and technology company, as issuer, on the approximately US$380 million initial public offering and NYSE listing of its ADSs.
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with a US$1.3 billion initial public offering and NASDAQ listing of the common shares of a Brazilian fintech company with a concurrent private placement in the aggregate amount of US$100 million.
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with a US$210.2 million initial public offering and NASDAQ listing of the common shares of a Brazilian digital education company.

Unregistered Offerings

  • Represented the international placement agents and Brazilian underwriters in connection with an approximately R$600 million initial public offering and B3 stock exchange listing of a Brazilian real estate developer with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented a large Brazilian energy company, as issuer, and certain selling shareholders on its US$956 million initial public offering and B3 stock exchange listing with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented a large Brazilian sportswear and apparel retailer, as issuer, on its R$772 million initial public offering and B3 stock exchange listing with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented the placement agents in connection with a US$685 million secondary offering of common shares of a Brazilian healthcare company with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented a large Brazilian energy company, as issuer, and certain selling shareholders in connection with a R$1.1 billion secondary offering of its common shares with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented a Brazilian transport company as issuer and certain selling shareholders in connection with a R$1.4 billion secondary offering of its common shares with a concurrent offering outside of Brazil pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.
  • Represented the initial purchases in the Rule 144A/Regulation S offer and sale of notes in the aggregate amount of US$600 million by a Brazilian public utilities company.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offer and sale of notes in the aggregate amount of US$250 million by an Austrian subsidiary of a Brazilian pulp and cellulose producer.


M&A and Other

  • Represented a Brazilian pulp and cellulose producer, in the renegotiation of certain of its corporate finance and derivatives agreements in connection with its approximately US$11 billion merger with another large Brazilian pulp and cellulose producer. (Latin Lawyer Public M&A "Deal of the Year" for 2019).
  • Represented a large Japanese chemical company on its agreement to purchase of an ASX-listed Australian agricultural chemical company's crop protection business in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile. The deal was valued AUD$1.1 billion (on a net debt, net cash basis) and included a two year supply agreement and a transitional services agreement.
  • Representation of a dual HKSX/ASX-200 listed mining company on its prospective bid for a large Peruvian mining asset.
  • Represented a Canadian asset management firm in connection with its acquisition of a significant minority interest in a dual ASX-TSX listed mining company with assets in Burkina Faso.
  • Represented a Qatari investment company in its AUD$135 million takeover of an ASX-listed fashion retailer.
  • Represented a large ASX-listed energy company in drafting gas purchase agreements.
  • "Application to Obtain Bank Guarantee Under the Right to Information Act 2009 (Qld)," Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal Vol. 36, Issue 1, June 2017
  • Creole
  • French
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish