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Komatsu-Joy gets antitrust approval in Colombia

Friday, 20 January

​Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has helped Japanese construction equipment company Komatsu get antitrust clearance in Colombia for its US$2.9 billion multijurisdictional purchase of mining manufacturer Joy Global.

Norsk Hydro ups Paragominas stake

Wednesday, 18 January

Latham and Watkins LLP’s London office and Brazil’s Veirano Advogados have helped Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro gain full control of Brazilian mining company Paragominas in a US$113 million deal.

Rockwood Chile signs landmark state contract

Tuesday, 17 January

Porzio Rios Garcia has helped the Chilean subsidiary of US chemical company Albemarle sign an agreement with the Chilean Economic Development Agency (CORFO) to expand its lithium extraction and sales operations – the largest contract the state investment agency has ever negotiated.

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