Mexico

Aziz & Kaye and Wöss close PE cold storage investment

Mexican firm Aziz & Kaye has helped private equity fund Wamex invest US$40 million in cold storage company Ecofrío.

Alston & Bird, Skadden Arps and Von Wobeser structure mega building materials tie-up

Alston & Bird in Washington, DC, Atlanta and Dallas; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City have helped Australian building material supplier Boral buy US counterpart Headwaters for US$2.6 billion.

Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Alex Ali Mendez Diaz is a pro bono lawyer spearheading the fight for same-sex marriage across socially conservative Mexico. For his efforts, he won Latin Lawyer’s Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award this year

Making an impact

Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects

Insight

Reference

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Construction 2016

Peru

Claudia Lucena, Isabel Lira Miro Quesada, Daniel Corzo Simons and Luis Paz Maury

Miranda & Amado Abogados

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla and Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri

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