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Marval merges with prominent litigation firm Rivera & Asociados

Marval merges with prominent litigation firm Rivera & Asociados

19 July 2019

Argentina’s Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal has absorbed a disputes firm led by renowned litigator and alternate Supreme Court justice Julio César Rivera.

TozziniFreire works pro bono for collective lending platform

19 July 2019

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped non-profit Sitawi Finanças do Bem structure Brazil’s first online collective investment platform for social and environmental projects.

German company ups stake in busy Lima airport

19 July 2019

German transport company Fraport has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) to increase its majority stake in the concessionaire operating Lima’s international airport for US$45 million.

Atlantica gets syndicated loan for Chilean transmission line

19 July 2019

Dentons Larraín Rencoret has helped three subsidiaries of UK renewables company Atlantica Yield obtain a US$80 million loan for an electricity transmission line in Chile’s northern Coquimbo region.

Colombian power plant obtains credit facility

19 July 2019

DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán has helped a Colombian thermal power plant operator obtain an US$81 million loan.

Echecopar, PPU and Muñiz raided by Peruvian Car Wash investigators

18 July 2019

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera were raided last week by investigators probing alleged bribes paid by scandal-hit Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to government officials in Peru, in connection with the Gasoducto Sur Peruano and Gasoducto Andino del Sur pipeline projects.

Former Guerrero Olivos litigation head opens boutique firm

Former Guerrero Olivos litigation head opens boutique firm

18 July 2019

The former litigation head at Chile’s Guerrero Olivos has left to found his own litigation and arbitration boutique, a decision that has been in the pipeline for over two years.

Pemex gets US$8 billion mega loan

Pemex gets US$8 billion mega loan

18 July 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped state-owned oil company Pemex get a loan worth US$8 billion.

Seventeen lawyers leave Miguel Neto to start new São Paulo firm

18 July 2019

Four partners and 13 lawyers have left Brazil’s Miguel Neto Advogados to open a corporate, M&A and tax-focused firm in São Paulo.

Colombia’s Altra and Germany’s KfW invest in Chilean finance company

18 July 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP in Santiago, Bogotá and Lima has helped Colombian private equity company Altra Investments invest in Chilean finance group Avla, together with several other investors that include German development bank KfW.