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DOTY final shortlist published

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Friday, 17 February 2017

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available.

Lefosse drives US$280 million medical lab IPO

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian medical laboratory Instituto Hermes Pardini (IHP) raise 878 million reais (US$282 million) in an initial public offering.

Larrain facilitates Chilean firefighting effort

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Larrain y Asociados Abogados in Chile has helped non-profit organisation Fundación Viento Sur bring a specialist aircraft from Colorado-based Global SuperTanker Services to Chile to help fight raging wildfires across the country.

Mexico pursues first criminal action against cartelists

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Pallavi Guniganti

For the first time, Mexico’s Federal Commission for Economic Competition on Wednesday referred for prosecution individuals who allegedly violated the country’s competition law, as part of the competition authority’s investigation of collusion in public health tenders. 

Salaverri and Bruchou behind Pampa notes issuance

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Vincent Manancourt

Salaverri Dellatorre Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has assisted Argentine electricity company Pampa Energía with a US$750 million notes issuance.

Ecuadorean hydro project gets finance

Friday, 17 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Steptoe and Johnson LLP in Washington, DC and Ecuador’s Cabezas, Wray & Alban have helped the concessionaire of a hydroelectric project in south-eastern Ecuador obtain a loan of US$78 million.

DOTY restructuring shortlist announced

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlist for the final category of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: restructuring.

Lloreda Camacho drives US$722 million highway concession

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Colombia’s Lloreda Camacho & Co has helped a JV between Colombian constructor KMA Construcciones and its Spanish counterpart Ortiz Construcciones win a US$722 million concession to build a highway in the north of Colombia.

Eleven firms in multi-jurisdictional bottler issue

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Hogan Lovells LLP’s New York and Miami offices; Guatemalan firm Palacios & Asociados; Benjamin Valdez & Asociados of El Salvador; Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados of Peru; Ecuadorean firm Lexim Abogados; Jamaica’s DunnCox and Samuels Richardson & Co in the British Virgin Islands have helped Guatemalan beverage distributor The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC) issue notes worth US$500 million.

Pinheiro Neto and Souza Cescon agree coffee sale

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Lulu Rumsey

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Dutch coffee and tea maker Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) buy a portfolio of local brands from Brazilian coffee company Cacique, including the Pelé, Graníssimo and Tropical names.

Aeropuertos Argentina makes securities issuance

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Lulu Rumsey

The New York and Miami offices of Greenberg Traurig LLP and Argentine firm M & M Bomchil Abogados have helped aviation company Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 issue US$400 million worth of notes.

Five firms behind Raízen notes offering

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Thomas Muskett-Ford

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York, Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados and NautaDutilh in Luxembourg have helped a subsidiary of Brazilian energy company Raízen issue notes worth US$500 million.

PPU and Muñiz steer mall expansion

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Vincent Manancourt

Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya has helped Peruvian realtor Andina lease one of its properties to mall operator Mall Aventura in a deal worth at least US$47 million.

Simpson, Cleary and PPU in glassmaker debt issue

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Lulu Rumsey

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s São Paulo and New York offices have helped Colombian glass manufacturer Tecnoglass issue US$210 million in debt.

De Luca and Martinelli guide turbine purchase

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by Emilio Demetriou-Jones

Brazilian firms De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados and Martinelli Advogados have helped multinational industrial engineering company WEG purchase turbine manufacturer TGM Indústria e Comércio de Turbinas e Transmissões.

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