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Brookfield signs US$1.7 billion TerraForm takeover

22 March 2017

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management purchase assets from renewables operator SunEdison, in a two-part deal worth US$1.7 billion.

Cargill enters Ecuador with Ferrere

22 March 2017

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped US food and agriculture company Cargill sign a joint venture agreement with local shrimp producer Naturisa, which will see the pair build a shrimp feed facility in Durán, south-central Ecuador.

Pizarro Botto guides leasing purchase

22 March 2017

Peruvian firm Pizarro, Botto & Escobar Abogados has helped Banco Santander acquire Leasing Perú, a subsidiary of Colombia’s Bancolombia, in a deal worth US$60 million.

Veirano and Lefosse in Claro debt tap

22 March 2017

Veirano Advogados has helped telecoms provider Claro issue 600 million reais (US$194 million) worth of debentures.

Pemex, Chevron and Inpex win oil block tender

Pemex, Chevron and Inpex win oil block tender

21 March 2017

Mexico’s Hogan Lovells BSTL, Haynes and Boone SC and Baker McKenzie (Mexico) have helped a consortium formed by state oil company Pemex and US and Japanese oil majors Chevron and Inpex win a joint bid to exploit a hydrocarbon block, marking the first time Pemex has teamed up with private companies to bid for a concession.

Chávez Vargas creates landmark new financing model for Fovissste

21 March 2017

Chávez Vargas Abogados SC has helped Mexican state mortgage provider Fovissste close a record-breaking credit line with Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal, in the first mortgage financing backed only by mortgage cash flows.

Salaverri, Clifford Chance and Errecondo drive wind farm JV

21 March 2017

Salaverri Dellatorre Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has helped a subsidiary of Argentine electricity provider Pampa Energía enter a joint venture with an investment vehicle of global fund Castlelake, which will see the pair build a 100-megawatt wind farm in Buenos Aires.

PAGBAM closes biotech loan

21 March 2017

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) has worked with the banks behind a US$45 million loan to agricultural biotechnology company Rizobacter Argentina.

Freitas Leite and Perlman Vidigal steer securities offering

21 March 2017

Brazilian firm Freitas Leite Advogados has helped student loan provider Ideal Invest raise 150 million reais (US$50 million) through a public securities offering.

Latin Lawyer 250 2017 now live

Latin Lawyer 250 2017 now live

20 March 2017

The fully revised and updated 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250 is now available on our new, improved online platform.

Hogan Lovells and Thompson Knight ink first Pemex farm-out

Hogan Lovells and Thompson Knight ink first Pemex farm-out

20 March 2017

Hogan Lovells BSTL has helped Mexican state oil company Pemex enter a hydrocarbon exploration joint venture with Australian miner BHP Billiton worth US$14 billion in its first ever farm-out.

García & Bodán splits from partners in Guatemala

García & Bodán splits from partners in Guatemala

20 March 2017

García & Bodán (Guatemala) has split from the firm it merged with two years ago, Asensio Andrade Flores & Asociados, with both firms planning to continue to collaborate as separate entities.