20 June 2017
Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados has helped private equity fund Ashmore purchase a toll road concessionaire for US$42 million.
16 June 2017
Ernst & Young’s Bogotá office has helped US food exporter Cargill purchase Colombian chicken producer Pollos El Bucanero.
15 June 2017
Colombian firm Rocha Laverde & Asociados has helped Consorcio Prestasalud acquire fellow healthcare provider Cafesalud and purchase the shares of medical clinic Esimed for a combined sum of US$500 million.
14 June 2017
Baker McKenzie’s London, Bogotá, Mexico City and Lima offices have helped Unilever purchase Latin American consumer goods company Quala’s personal care brands.
09 June 2017
Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.
30 May 2017
Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York, Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz, Chilean firm Larraín, Rencoret & Urzua, Galicia Abogados in Mexico and Peru’s Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados have helped Colombian multinational Grupo Sura’s asset management arm issue bonds worth US$350 million.
25 May 2017
Colombia’s competition authority last week accused three concrete pipe manufacturers of forming a cartel between 2004 and 2014.
23 May 2017
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped US gold producer Newmont Mining Corporation purchase a 20% stake in a gold mining project owned by Canada’s Continental Gold for 325 million pesos (US$110 million).
23 May 2017
Colombian firm Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados has helped South America’s largest retailer Almacenes Éxito obtain US$83 million in financing.
18 May 2017
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Menlo Park, Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and Brigard & Urrutia Abogados in Bogotá have helped US internet services company Equinix acquire telecoms company Verizon’s data-centres business in a multijurisdictional deal worth US$3.6 billion.