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Córdoba restructures international debt
Córdoba restructures international debt

Córdoba restructures international debt

24 November 2020

Argentina’s second largest city, Córdoba, has hired Córdova Francos Abogados in Buenos Aires to restructure US$150 million worth of foreign debt, following in the footsteps of the federal government and the province of Mendoza.

SoftBank leads Brazilian e-commerce funding round
SoftBank leads Brazilian e-commerce funding round

SoftBank leads Brazilian e-commerce funding round

24 November 2020

Brazil’s Manassero Campello Advogados has advised local finance group Península Investimentos as one of the investors in a SoftBank-led 310 million reais (US$58 million) funding round for online e-commerce start-up Olist. 

Ecuador adopts two-phase merger review process
Ecuador adopts two-phase merger review process

Ecuador adopts two-phase merger review process

24 November 2020

Ecuador’s antitrust watchdog has adopted a new merger control procedure that gives it 25 days to determine whether a deal qualifies for expedited approval or an in-depth review.

US mobile phone maker divests in Argentina
US mobile phone maker divests in Argentina

US mobile phone maker divests in Argentina

24 November 2020

Beccar Varela has helped US telecoms company Brightstar sell its phone producing business in Argentina to local manufacturer Mirgor.

PPU helps shipping companies set up blockchain network in Chile
PPU helps shipping companies set up blockchain network in Chile

PPU helps shipping companies set up blockchain network in Chile

24 November 2020

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped a group of nine international shipping companies launch a blockchain-based online platform for maritime logistics services.

Four firms in biggest Brazilian IPO of the year
Four firms in biggest Brazilian IPO of the year

Four firms in biggest Brazilian IPO of the year

23 November 2020

Two Milbank offices and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian retailer Grupo Mateus launch the country’s largest IPO so far this year, raising 4.2 billion reais (US$781 million).

Fiat Chrysler-TIM tech project in Brazil calls on Mattos Filho
Fiat Chrysler-TIM tech project in Brazil calls on Mattos Filho

Fiat Chrysler-TIM tech project in Brazil calls on Mattos Filho

23 November 2020

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of Italian-American group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) partner with telecoms group TIM Brazil for a project that will integrate state-of-the-art technology exclusively in vehicles manufactured in Brazil. 

Argentine grid manager faces third arbitration
Argentine grid manager faces third arbitration

Argentine grid manager faces third arbitration

23 November 2020

A third renewables investor is bringing a United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) claim against Argentina’s electricity market manager at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business
LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

23 November 2020

Several Ropes & Gray LLP offices, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity investor Advent International buy Nielsen’s retailer data business, Global Connect, for US$2.7 billion.

IDB Invest provides covid-19 loan to Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo
IDB Invest provides covid-19 loan to Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo

IDB Invest provides covid-19 loan to Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo

23 November 2020

Dias Carneiro Advogados has helped the IDB Invest lend 200 million reais (US$37 million) to São Paulo-based hospital group Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Hospital Brasileira Albert Einstein (SBIBAE), which will use the money to cover expenses linked to the fight against covid-19.