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Nicholson and Tanoira steer citrus exporter share offering

Nicholson and Tanoira steer citrus exporter share offering

17 March 2017

Argentine firm Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped citrus exporter San Miguel raise 706 million pesos (US$50 million) in a public share offering.

PE makes US$755 million engineering investment

17 March 2017

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Squire Patton Boggs; Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados have helped US private equity investor Veritas reach a US$755 million purchase agreement for the capital services business of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBIC).

Mendoza Palacios partner elected to Venezuela’s Academy of Political and Social Sciences

17 March 2017

Venezuela’s Academy of Political and Social Sciences has elected partner Carlos Eduardo Acedo of Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar y Cía as a member.

Marval behind TMF debt offer

17 March 2017

Argentine firm Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has helped TMF Trust Company issue 400 million pesos (US$26 million) worth of debt instruments, in its capacity as financial trustee for CCF Créditos 15 Financial Trust.

TozziniFreire makes five new partners

TozziniFreire makes five new partners

16 March 2017

Brazilian firm TozziniFreire Advogados has made new partners in its white collar crime and compliance, litigation, antitrust and corporate practice groups

Paraguay’s competition watchdog clears first-ever deal

16 March 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors has helped Coca-Coca and Coca-Cola FEMSA close the Paraguayan leg of its acquisition of Unilever’s Latin American soy drinks unit AdeS, in the first deal to obtain approval from the country’s competition watchdog CONACOM since its creation three years ago.

Costa Rica wins second ICSID case this year

16 March 2017

Fresh from a win against a Spanish investor, Costa Rica has defeated a US$75 million ICSID claim brought by one of Mexico’s wealthiest families over alleged price-fixing in the liquefied petroleum gas market.

Chávez Vargas inks Mexican state financing

16 March 2017

Chávez Vargas Abogados has helped the State of Mexico, a federal entity in south-central Mexico, obtain a 2.5 billion pesos (US$128 million) loan from Banco Mercantil del Norte (Banorte).

Garrigues and González Calvillo in pharmaceuticals credit line

16 March 2017

Garrigues (Mexico) has helped Indian pharmaceutical company Vivimed Labs obtain financing of US$39 million in the Mexican leg of a global deal.

MRV Engenharia debt issue calls on Demarest

16 March 2017

Demarest Advogados has acted as deal counsel in a 750 million reais (US$237 million) debentures issuance by construction company MRV Engenharia.

Vance Centre WIP conference: women have power to close gender gap

15 March 2017

At yesterday’s annual Vance Center Women in the Profession Program (WIP) conference in Buenos Aires, female professionals were urged to instigate the closing of the gender gap through a culture of inclusivity.

Jones Day’s new Mexico office head sets out priorities

15 March 2017

M&A practitioner Manuel Romano has succeeded Fernando de Ovando as partner-in-charge of Jones Day’s Mexico City office, where he will focus on growing practice areas, including white-collar crime and project finance.