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DLA Piper hires new labour head in Peru

DLA Piper hires new labour head in Peru

22 June 2018

DLA Piper Pizarro Botto Escobar is continuing to add to its partner count with the recruitment of a new labour practice head.

Argentina’s Tavarone Rovelli joins forces with tax consultancy

Argentina’s Tavarone Rovelli joins forces with tax consultancy

22 June 2018

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has announced an alliance with local tax consultancy Julián Martin & Asociados in a bid to meet clients’ demands for more specialised tax services.

US recognises Oi restructuring

US recognises Oi restructuring

22 June 2018

One of Latin America’s biggest restructurings will be enforced in the US after a New York court issued a Chapter 15 order recognising telecom company Oi’s US$20 billion plan.

Mexico competition watchdog targets sugar industry

22 June 2018

Mexico’s competition watchdog has begun an investigation into an alleged cartel in the country’s sugar market, based on concerns that several companies fixed prices, rigged bids, allocated markets and restricted supply.

TozziniFreire advises Chinese waste-to-energy investor

22 June 2018

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Chinese investors Jingjiang buy a majority stake in a project to build Brazil’s first waste-to-energy thermoelectric plant.

Debt capital markets deal value in Brazil contracts in May

Debt capital markets deal value in Brazil contracts in May

21 June 2018

Here we present the first in a series of reports on recent debt capital markets activity in the region, finding that the value of transactions in Brazil shrank by 37% between April and May.

Brazil debt taps total US$7 billion in April

Brazil debt taps total US$7 billion in April

21 June 2018

Twenty-six local and four international firms reported working on 26 debt issuances by Brazilian companies worth a combined US$7 billion in April.

Chilean investor buys into Peruvian road concession

Chilean investor buys into Peruvian road concession

21 June 2018

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Ried Fabres in Santiago have helped Chilean investment group BCI acquire a 48% stake in road operator Novial from Peruvian construction conglomerate Graña y Montero in a US$42.3 million deal.

Biosev renegotiates debt

21 June 2018

The São Paulo offices of Norton Rose Fulbright and Dias Carneiro Advogados have helped sugar and ethanol producer Biosev renegotiate debt worth 3.6 billion reais (US$970 million) with several different lenders.

German bank finances RenovAr project

21 June 2018

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Washington, DC, and Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine energy producer Genneia obtain financing worth US$142 million for the development of a wind farm it is developing under the government-led RenovAr programme.