Corporate and M&A

J&F sheds more assets with US$4.7 billion Eldorado sale

Brazil's Lefosse Advogados has helped J&F sell pulp maker Eldorado Brasil Celulose for 15 billion reais (US$4.7 billion), as the company continues its divestment push to refinance debt and pay for a 10.3 billion-real leniency fine handed down in May.

Chile's Masisa leaves Brazil with Arauco sale

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados' São Paulo office has helped Chilean wood products company Arauco buy two timber factories in Brazil from counterpart Masisa for US$103 million.

Light at the end of the tunnel

When Canada's Brookfield Asset Management closed its acquisition of Colombian state-owned energy company Isagen, the country's largest public sell-off in more than a decade set an important precedent for the constitutionality of privatisations in Colombia. Emilio Demetriou-Jones talks to the Colombian firms who led the sale

Survival techniques

Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping.


Insight

Reference

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Construction 2017

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP

Firms that practice in this area

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Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference