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Restructuring & insolvency

BTG backs consortium’s Cresta Roja takeover

Thursday, 19 January

Tanoira Cassagne Abogados has helped Argentine agribusiness consortium Proteinsa fund its purchase of troubled poultry company Cresta Roja with a US$36 million syndicated financing package supported by BTG Pactual, in the Brazilian bank’s first financing in Argentina.

Chilean asset manager gets Chapter 15 relief

Thursday, 5 January

A Miami bankruptcy court has granted Chapter 15 recognition of the liquidation of what is alleged to be the first major Ponzi scheme investigated under Chilean law, while fraud proceedings against the group continue in the city’s district court.

Legislative grey areas make distressed assets M&A too risky

Thursday, 22 December

Few M&A transactions are never straightforward, but none can prove as complicated as when a cross-border bankruptcy proceeding is involved. Panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 7th annual M&A conference discussed the grey areas in current legislation and the risk of purchasing distressed assets across borders.

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