Aninat Schwencke & Cia has hired the former director of Chile’s intellectual property institute and the CEO of a compliance consultancy, both as senior counsel.
The FBI’s Brazilian office has asked the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for extra resources to handle requests for information from local authorities, according to a senior official. By Will Neal
BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian consultancy company ZUP sell 100% of its shares to Itaú Unibanco.
Jones Day’s Miami office and Galindo, Arias & López have helped Panama’s largest telecoms provider, Cable Onda, issue bonds worth US$600 million on Luxembourg’s stock exchange.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in São Paulo and Demarest Advogados have helped Log Commercial Properties complete a primary offering of shares worth 635 million reais (US$150 million).
The ramifications of Operation Car Wash in Latin America have made successor liability one of the key aspects to consider when buying or selling in the region, making intensive due diligence top on the to-do list for M&A deals, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s ninth annual M&A conference in São Paulo last week.
Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped paper manufacturer Klabin obtain a US$800 million A/B credit facility from the IDB and the IFC.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP’s New York office, Ashurst LLP in Madrid and Colombia's Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped UK infrastructure investor John Laing Group snap up a 30% stake in a Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire for US$80 million, marking the company’s first ever investment in Latin America.
Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have advised two Colombian subsidiaries of EnfraGen – part of the Glenfarne Group – on their purchase of energy supplier Zona Franca Celsia.
García Sayán Abogados has helped Peru’s Sociedad Minera El Brocal obtain a US$161 million loan.