Engie Brasil has hired Veirano Advogados to buy a power transmission line concessionaire from the Brazilian subsidiary of Indian Sterlite Technologies for 410 million reais (US$108 million).
Baker McKenzie LLP in Tokyo and Santiago has helped state-controlled company Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) sell its stake in Chilean water utility company Aguas Nuevas through an auction.
The covid-19 crisis is unprecedented, spreading across the globe with unforeseeable consequences for people’s lives and the global economy. As markets across the world adapt to operate under strain, Luís Bulcão Pinheiro talks to M&A partners to find out how deal-making is faring in the era of covid-19.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has hired a corporate and finance lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as partner, strengthening its Latin America group in Washington, DC.
The dissolved English subsidiary of bankrupt Brazilian conglomerate Schahin Group has had its Brazilian insolvency recognised in England under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations. By Teodor Teofilov.
Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Ferrere (Ecuador) have helped Ecuador’s Banco del Pacífico set up the country’s first-ever securitisation programme for diversified payment rights.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped US Spanish-language media company Univision divest a majority stake in the company to US investor ForgeLight and private equity company SearchLight.
The 22nd edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 is now available online, fully revised and updated. It includes the top 340 firms across 18 jurisdictions in Latin America, as well as the leading international law firms providing legal services in the region, and, for the first time this year, a selection of the best consultancy firms offering support on Latin American matters.
Shareholders in Brazilian beef packer JBS have filed for arbitration with the company and the billionaire brothers who control it, seeking US$280 million in damages caused by alleged illegal activities spanning a decade.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexico’s state-owned electricity provider Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) make a US$900 million debt offering.