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Madrona absorbs local litigation boutique in Brazil
Madrona absorbs local litigation boutique in Brazil

Madrona absorbs local litigation boutique in Brazil

18 February 2020

Madrona Advogados has strengthened its litigation practice by incorporating Rodolfo Tamanaha Advocacia, adding one partner to its Brasília office.

Huck Otranto Camargo lands ex-Petrobras compliance chief
Huck Otranto Camargo lands ex-Petrobras compliance chief

Huck Otranto Camargo lands ex-Petrobras compliance chief

18 February 2020

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados has hired Petrobras’ former chief governance and compliance officer as partner.

IADB and IDB Invest lend to Ecuador’s largest retailer
IADB and IDB Invest lend to Ecuador’s largest retailer

IADB and IDB Invest lend to Ecuador’s largest retailer

18 February 2020

Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, DC and Flor & Hurtado Abogados in Quito have helped the Inter-American Development Bank and the Inter-American Investment Corporation lend US$286 million to Ecuador’s largest retailer, Corporación Favorita.

Chilean and Peruvian firms in US$772 million cross-border telecoms deal
Chilean and Peruvian firms in US$772 million cross-border telecoms deal

Chilean and Peruvian firms in US$772 million cross-border telecoms deal

18 February 2020

Telecoms infrastructure company American Tower has hired DLA Piper LLP in Santiago and Lima to buy communication towers in Chile and Peru from Chilean telecoms company Entel for US$772 million.

QIL+4 steers UK-Guatemalan digital marketing deal
QIL+4 steers UK-Guatemalan digital marketing deal

QIL+4 steers UK-Guatemalan digital marketing deal

18 February 2020

UK marketing group WPP has hired QIL+4 Abogados to buy digital marketing company XumaK, which has offices in Guatemala, Colombia and Miami.

Colombia’s TermoCandelaria revisits the debt markets
Colombia’s TermoCandelaria revisits the debt markets

Colombia’s TermoCandelaria revisits the debt markets

18 February 2020

Three White & Case LLP offices and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Colombian power distributor TermoCandelaria tap US$186 million from the debt markets.

BNDES sells Petrobras shares in record breaking US$5.2 billion offering
BNDES sells Petrobras shares in record breaking US$5.2 billion offering

BNDES sells Petrobras shares in record breaking US$5.2 billion offering

17 February 2020

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped the Brazilian development bank BNDES sell shares it owned in Petrobras in a 22 billion reais (US$5.2 billion) issuance, which is the largest equity offering in Brazil in 10 years.

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo hires LatAm-focused lawyer from Shearman
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo hires LatAm-focused lawyer from Shearman

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo hires LatAm-focused lawyer from Shearman

17 February 2020

Spain’s Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has hired an associate from Shearman & Sterling LLP as of counsel to coordinate its Latin America group.

Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit confirms top in-house speakers
Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit confirms top in-house speakers

Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit confirms top in-house speakers

17 February 2020

In-house lawyers from companies like tech giant Huawei, Peru’s largest mining company Buenaventura, and Colombia’s Ecopetrol will speak at Latin Lawyer-GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit on 30 April in Miami.

Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap
Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

17 February 2020

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic issue sovereign bonds for US$2.5 billion.