Madrona Advogados has strengthened its litigation practice by incorporating Rodolfo Tamanaha Advocacia, adding one partner to its Brasília office.
Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados has hired Petrobras’ former chief governance and compliance officer as partner.
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.
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.
UK marketing group WPP has hired QIL+4 Abogados to buy digital marketing company XumaK, which has offices in Guatemala, Colombia and Miami.
Three White & Case LLP offices and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Colombian power distributor TermoCandelaria tap US$186 million from the debt markets.
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.
Spain’s Gómez-Acebo & Pombo has hired an associate from Shearman & Sterling LLP as of counsel to coordinate its Latin America group.
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.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic issue sovereign bonds for US$2.5 billion.