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Clifford Chance appoints two counsel in São Paulo

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Clifford Chance LLP has promoted two associates to counsel in the capital markets department of its São Paulo office.

Brazil’s Lupatech files second Chapter 15 case in as many years

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Margarita Michaels

Brazilian oil logistics company Lupatech Group has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in a New York court – its second filing of the same nature in two years.

One week left for early-bird Latin Lawyer Oil & Gas tickets

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

An early-bird rate for Latin Lawyer’s 7th Annual Oil & Gas Conference, to be held for the first time in Mexico City on 23 May, is set to expire in a week’s time.
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Doing the Deal: Peruvian industry groups win constitutional court victory

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Natale Amprimo of Peru's Amprimo & Flury Abogados talks to Latin Lawyer about getting a legal provision that required privately held companies to divulge sensitive information dismissed as unconsitutional. 

Muñiz Ramírez, Paul Hastings and Cleary Gottlieb help launch Lindley tender offer

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Peruvian Coca-Cola bottler Corporación Lindley has launched a cash tender offer to buy back US$200 million worth of notes with help from Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima and the New York office of Paul Hastings LLP.

Nafin completes 5 billion Mexican peso offering

Friday, 6 May 2016 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

The New York and São Paulo offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped Mexican state-owned development bank Nacional Financiera (Nafin) offer notes worth 5 billion pesos (US$285 millon)  

Partner bids farewell to Morales & Besa

Pedro García, Myriam Barahona and José Miguel Carvajal

Thursday, 5 May 2016 by Lulu Rumsey

Finance dealmaker Pedro García has left mid-sized Chilean firm Morales & Besa.

Ex-Carey partner opens new firm

Alex Fischer and his team

Thursday, 5 May 2016 by Lulu Rumsey

Following his departure from Carey, Alex Fischer’s new tax firm, Amplo, has opened for business in Santiago.

COFECE keeps focus on Mexico City airport

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Mexico’s competition authority announced two enforcement actions on Monday targeting separate activity linked to Mexico City’s international airport.

Seed producer DLF puts down roots in Uruguay

Thursday, 5 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Guyer & Regules has helped Danish seed company DLF enter Uruguay by acquiring a majority stake in Uruguayan counterpart Estero.  

BRF makes second billion-real CRA offering

Thursday, 5 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian food-processing company BRF complete its second 1 billion reais (US$279 million) offering of agribusiness receivables certificates (CRA) in less than a year.  

Rebaza Alcázar returns for GNB offering

Thursday, 5 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas Abogados Financieros has helped Scotiabank Peru and stock brokerage Scotia Bolsa arrange and place a securities offering worth 180 million Peruvian soles (US$54 million) by Banco GNB.

Pinheiro Neto, Lobo & Ibeas, Linklaters and Osler agree US$1.5 billion Anglo American sale

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 by Lulu Rumsey

Brazil’s Pinheiro Neto Advogados and the New York and Toronto offices of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP have helped China Molybdenum buy assets from Anglo American worth US$1.5 billion, in the largest divestment by the UK miner since it announced it would retreat from diversification to cut costs.

Pacific Exploration looks to Colombia and US for creditor protection after Canadian ruling

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 by Tom Rhys Davies

Distressed Canadian-Colombian oil company Pacific Exploration has been granted protection from creditors in Canada and will look to acquire further protection in the US and Colombia.

Cariola Díez and Claro & Cía ink mall purchase

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 by Lulu Rumsey

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda has helped one of its regular clients, Chilean department store Ripley, up its stake in a local shopping mall company.

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