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La Polar completes second restructuring in two years

Monday, 2 March

Chilean retail chain La Polar has retained Guerrero Olivos to restructure debt worth US$1 billion and give its creditors greater control of the company – two years after the company swerved bankruptcy with a complex debt exchange package.

Brazil nears finish of marathon marine hose investigation

Monday, 2 March

Brazil’s competition authority CADE has announced the last sanctions and releases for companies first investigated in 2007 for participating in the international marine hose cartel, although some individuals are still being pursued.

Vouga and Fabrizio in Paraguayan finance deal

Monday, 2 March

Vouga Abogados in Asunción and Fabrizio & Giménez Mathus in Buenos Aires have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) grant a US$30 million loan to Paraguay’s Sudameris bank.

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