19 September 2017
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit has been announced, ahead of next week's Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Regional Miami Meeting and 4th Annual Awards Ceremony.
14 September 2017
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC have helped a consortium consisting of investment bank Macquarie Capital and construction conglomerate Techint acquire and obtain project finance for a combined cycle power plant in Mexico.
12 September 2017
González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City has helped international oil field services Schlumberger acquire onshore oil field Pánuco, located in the coast of the gulf of Mexico, from former contract partner Petrofac.
29 August 2017
The New York and Washington, DC, offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and an IFC-managed Chinese-Mexican private equity fund (CMF) invest US$62 million in Citla Energy, a Mexican oil exploration and production company.
22 August 2017
Mexico's Supreme Court has sided with América Móvil against a 2014 reform that prevented the telecommunications giant from charging interconnection fees to its competitors for calls to its network.
05 July 2017
Competition authorities in Mexico and Canada have conditioned their approval of the €140 billion (US$159 billion) Dow/DuPont tie-up on pesticide and polymer divestments, which the companies had already agreed as part of a global remedy package.
21 June 2017
Spanish toll road operator OHL Concesiones and Australian private equity investor IFM Global Infrastructure Fund have hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and London; Garrigues’ Spanish and Mexican offices; Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, London and Madrid; and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC to launch a takeover bid for 100% of OHL México's free float.
19 June 2017
González Calvillo, SC has helped Mexican company Canamex International obtain a US$52 million loan from two banks to fund the remodelling and expansion of a luxury hotel in Cabo San Lucas.
12 June 2017
González Calvillo, SC has helped Mexican investment manager Alsis acquire several mortgage portfolio holding companies owned by Deutsche Bank.
25 May 2017
Project finance opportunities in much of Latin America’s oil and gas space are promising, but corruption-embattled Brazil and its heavily indebted state-owned energy company Petrobras may serve as a cautionary tale for Mexico and other countries eager to develop the sector, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Oil & Gas Conference, held last week in Mexico City.