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PPU absorbs two boutiques in Colombia

PPU absorbs two boutiques in Colombia

22 March 2019

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has incorporated environmental and white-collar crime boutiques.

America Móvil continues buying spree with Nextel in Brazil

America Móvil continues buying spree with Nextel in Brazil

22 March 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Mexican telecoms company América Móvil acquire its Brazilian counterpart Nextel for US$905 million.

Russin Vecchi steers solar investment in DR

Russin Vecchi steers solar investment in DR

22 March 2019

Local law firm Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti has helped Spanish power plant developer BAS Corporation invest in a US$78 million solar project in the Dominican Republic.

Red Eléctrica acquires transmission line project in Peru

22 March 2019

Garrigues (Peru) has helped Spain’s Red Eléctrica acquire a Peruvian transmission line project from counterpart Bow Power in what is understood to be its largest foreign acquisition as a single buyer.

Panel of five decides Oi arbitration case in Angola

22 March 2019

A subsidiary of Brazilian telecoms group Oi has been awarded US$650 million in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) case against its fellow shareholders in Angolan mobile carrier Unitel – a dispute that was heard by a five-member arbitral tribunal and reportedly involved claims worth US$3 billion.

Ecuador’s Favorita buys Grupo Rey in rare Panamanian public tender

22 March 2019

Icaza, Gonzalez Ruiz & Aleman in Panama City has helped Ecuadorian conglomerate Corporación Favorita acquire a 73% controlling interest in Panamanian supermarket chain Grupo Rey in what is understood to be the country’s first successful public tender offer in a decade.

Three firms drive Chilean real estate sale

22 March 2019

Carey and Fontaine y Cía have helped insurance company MetLife Chile acquire Apoquindo 2929, a major corporate building in Santiago, for US$90 million.

Beccar Varela and Pérez Alati star in Argentine port loan

22 March 2019

Beccar Varela has helped consortium Gestión del Puerto de Quequén obtain a US$32 million syndicated loan, which it will use to make Quequén, south of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s deepest port.

Graça Couto hires ex Stocche Forbes lawyer as first tax partner

Graça Couto hires ex Stocche Forbes lawyer as first tax partner

21 March 2019

Graça Couto Advogados has hired a former senior associate from Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo to lead its tax practice.

Beccar Varela promotes in banking and finance

Beccar Varela promotes in banking and finance

21 March 2019

Beccar Varela has added to its partnership by promoting a banking and finance lawyer, as the firm consolidates its core transactional offering.