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Hogan Lovells LatAm partner moves to Womble Bond Dickinson
Hogan Lovells LatAm partner moves to Womble Bond Dickinson

Hogan Lovells LatAm partner moves to Womble Bond Dickinson

05 March 2021

US-UK firm Womble Bond Dickinson LLP is making a play for Latin America, hiring an oil and gas and finance partner from Hogan Lovells LLP who previously held a senior role in that firm's Latin America practice.

Estudio Echecopar elects new managing partner
Estudio Echecopar elects new managing partner

Estudio Echecopar elects new managing partner

05 March 2021

Peru’s Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International has elected Juan Carlos de los Heros as managing partner, replacing outgoing Pablo Berckholtz, who spent seven years in the top role.

Mercado Livre launches fund under new banking regulation
Mercado Livre launches fund under new banking regulation

Mercado Livre launches fund under new banking regulation

05 March 2021

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the payment services platform of Brazilian e-commerce group Mercado Livre set up a receivables investment fund (FIDC) and make the fund's first issuance worth 1.1 billion reais (US$186 million), amid the implementation of new local financial regulation.

Four firms in Marfrig’s US$3.25 billion debt transactions
Four firms in Marfrig’s US$3.25 billion debt transactions

Four firms in Marfrig’s US$3.25 billion debt transactions

05 March 2021

Brazilian food processing company Marfrig has hired Linklaters in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to issue debt and launch a tender offer, with both transactions combined worth US$3.25 billion.

IDB Invest backs first sustainable bond programme in Central America
IDB Invest backs first sustainable bond programme in Central America

IDB Invest backs first sustainable bond programme in Central America

05 March 2021

Allen & Overy LLP in New York and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped IDB Invest issue a credit guarantee facility to back Banco Promerica’s US$50 million sustainable bond programme, the first of its kind in Central America.

Hapvida and Notre Dame in huge US$21 billion tie-up
Hapvida and Notre Dame in huge US$21 billion tie-up

Hapvida and Notre Dame in huge US$21 billion tie-up

04 March 2021

Five Brazilian law firms have advised on the 120 billion reais (US$21 billion) merger of local health insurance companies Hapvida and Notre Dame, marking the country’s largest corporate tie-up in more than a decade.

QIL+4 adds disputes partner in Guatemala
QIL+4 adds disputes partner in Guatemala

QIL+4 adds disputes partner in Guatemala

04 March 2021

Guatemala’s QIL+4 Abogados has strengthened its dispute resolution offering by promoting the department’s head to partner.

Three firms in Unifin exchange and notes offering
Three firms in Unifin exchange and notes offering

Three firms in Unifin exchange and notes offering

04 March 2021

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican financial company Unifin complete an exchange offer and issue notes worth a combined US$528 million.

New Fortress snaps up more energy assets in Brazil
New Fortress snaps up more energy assets in Brazil

New Fortress snaps up more energy assets in Brazil

04 March 2021

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the local subsidiary of US investor New Fortress Energy acquire two thermal power plants in north-eastern Brazil.

Zang Bergel steers Argentine meat packing sale
Zang Bergel steers Argentine meat packing sale

Zang Bergel steers Argentine meat packing sale

04 March 2021

Argentina’s Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has helped agribusiness Cresud sell its shares in local meat packing company Carnes Pampeanas for US$10 million.