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Galicia adds Raz Guzmán capital markets partner

Wednesday, 30 July

Mexico’s Galicia Abogados has hired Guillermo Pérez Santiago as partner to boost its capital markets practice as part of a drive to up specialisation at the firm.

Davis Polk on board for Tyson’s Brazil and Mexico sales to JBS

Wednesday, 30 July

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Washington, DC is advising Tyson Foods for the US$575 million sale of its poultry businesses in Brazil and Mexico to rival JBS for US$575 million.

Hernández and Rebaza in Carlyle Group security firm investment

Wednesday, 30 July

Hernández & Cía Abogados has helped The Carlyle Group buy a controlling stake in Peruvian security company JV Resguardo, marking the US private equity firm’s first alternative asset acquisition in the Andean country.

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Weighing up networks • The art of rainmaking • Brazil’s power crisis • Kroton-Anhanguera

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Make it rain


Rainmaking has long held a fascination for lawyers. Across Latin America’s legal communities, stories are traded of rainmakers who, apparently expending little more effort than it takes to attend a succession of lunches or play a few rounds of golf, manage to consistently bring in a steady stream of big-name clients for their firm year after year. Speculating on just how they do it has become a staple of conference chatter.

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