Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Pro Bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic

Pro Bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic

23 February 2017

Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic.

ICU Medical snaps up Pfizer’s infusion therapy business

23 February 2017

The New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and London offices of Latham & Watkins LLP; Baker McKenzie LLP’s Chicago and Houston offices and Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo have helped Californian medical technology company ICU Medical acquire pharma titan Pfizer’s infusion therapy business, Hospira Infusion Systems, for US$1 billion.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

Aerodom gets multi-jurisdictional refinancing

Aerodom gets multi-jurisdictional refinancing

06 February 2017

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in New York and Paris and Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández have helped airport concessionaire Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom) refinance a US$533 million loan, in what is thought to be the largest refinancing transaction for a company based in the Dominican Republic.

2016: a year in review

06 February 2017

While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.

Eight firms in multi-jurisdictional refinancing deal

03 February 2017

Goodwin Law and Loeb, Block & Partners in New York, Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández, Agrait Law in San Juan, Wakefield Quin in Bermuda and Carey Olsen LLP in London have helped Dominican packaging manufacturer Diesco obtain a loan from Goldman Sachs.

Cleary, Simpson Thacher and Pellerano Herrera guide US$1.2 billion DR sovereign issue

01 February 2017

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP’s Sao Paolo and New York offices have helped the Dominican Republic issue sovereign bonds worth US$1.2 billion.

Headrick Rizik and Quiroz Santroni guide Dominican resort project deal

19 December 2016

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped US companies Third Point and Discovery Land acquire Playa Grande Golf & Resort project in the Dominican Republic for US$150 million.

Pellerano guides Dominican hotel project

13 December 2016

Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera has advised the hotel division of Salvadorean company Grupo Poma in a US$80 million hotel investment in Santo Domingo.  

Promerica funds Citibank Guatemala purchase with multi-jurisdictional financing

16 November 2016

Mayer Brown LLP’s Washington, DC and Chicago offices; Panama’s Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega; Dominican firm Medina Garrigó Abogados; the Salvadorean, Guatemalan, Honduran and Nicaraguan offices of Arias & Muñoz; and Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados have advised the lenders financing Promerica Financial Corporation (PFC)’s acquisition of Citibank’s credit card and consumer banking business in Guatemala.

Italian stationery company pledges Mexican assets in refinancing

28 October 2016

Italian stationery company Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini (FILA) has hired Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto and Cervantes Sainz Abogados in Mexico City to obtain a 245 million euro loan (US$268 million), pledging its Mexican assets as part of its security collateral package.