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IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

07 December 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

06 November 2017

Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.

Six firms help Intercorp issue debut bonds on global market

25 October 2017

The New York, London and Washington DC offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP, Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima and Arias, Alemán & Mora in Panama City have helped Peruvian holding company Intercorp Financial Services issue its first global bonds, in an offering worth US$300 million.

Eight firms advise on US pawn loan provider acquisition

24 October 2017

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Tampa, the San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa and Panama City offices of Arias Law, Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman in Tortola have advised leading US pawn loan provider EZCORP on its US$53 million multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Guatemalan pawn shop company GuatePrenda-MaxiEfectivo (GPMX).

Multiple LatAm firms in Suez/GE Water tie-up

20 October 2017

Davis, Polk & Wardwell LLP in Paris and New York; Baker McKenzie LLP in London; and Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados in São Paulo have helped French water treatment company Suez acquire counterpart GE Water from General Electric for US$3.4 billion in a 40-plus jurisdictional deal.

Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY tie-up

18 October 2017

EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists

Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists

17 October 2017

Gender quotas are necessary to improve equality and overcome bias in the workplace, but they must be used as part of a wider programme that encourages cultural and institutional change, agreed an all-female panel at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

16 October 2017

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

US healthcare company Cardinal snaps up LatAm assets

05 October 2017

Jones Day in Detroit, Mexico City, Munich and São Paulo and Arias (Costa Rica) have helped global healthcare company Cardinal acquire patient care assets from its US counterpart Medtronic in a global deal worth US$6.1 billion.

Banistmo completes first international debt offer

05 October 2017

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s Washington, DC, New York and London offices and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City have helped Banistmo, the Panamanian arm of Colombia's Bancolombia, issue bonds worth US$500 million in its first international debt tap.