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Felsberg hires tax partner from Cescon Barrieu

Felsberg hires tax partner from Cescon Barrieu

13 November 2018

Brazil’s Felsberg Advogados has hired its sixth partner since January, strengthening its tax practice and supporting its growing M&A division.

Zurich snaps up EuroAmerica’s asset management arm

Zurich snaps up EuroAmerica’s asset management arm

13 November 2018

DLA Piper BAZ NLD has helped Swiss insurer Zurich acquire Chilean financial conglomerate EuroAmerica’s asset management arm for US$135 million.

World Bank Brazil director to deliver keynote at LL Live Capital Markets

World Bank Brazil director to deliver keynote at LL Live Capital Markets

13 November 2018

Martin Raiser, the World Bank’s country director for Brazil will deliver the afternoon keynote address at Latin Lawyer’s inaugural capital markets conference later this month.

Creel García-Cuéllar, Mijares and Greenberg in CKD launch

Creel García-Cuéllar, Mijares and Greenberg in CKD launch

13 November 2018

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped Mexican private equity group Capital Índigo create its first CKD fund for up to 1.6 billion Mexican pesos (US$79.8 million) and make a public offering of trust certificates.

Antitrust regulator investigates Mexican football league

13 November 2018

The Mexican competition authority is investigating the nation’s top-flight professional football league for alleged colluding to restrict the transfer market for players.

IDB grants loan to Peruvian agribusiness

13 November 2018

Holland & Knight LLP in New York, and De Bracamonte, Haaker & Castellares Abogados in Lima have helped agribusiness Agrícola Pampa Baja obtain a credit facility worth US$25 million.

Trafigura gets renewed syndicated loan

13 November 2018

Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima has helped French investment bank Natixis increase a syndicated borrowing facility granted to the Peruvian arm of global commodities trader Trafigura by up to US$530 million.

Brazil settles fuel cartel probe

13 November 2018

Brazilian fuel supplier AleSat Combustíveis has agreed to settle an investigation by the country’s antitrust watchdog with a cease-and-desist order and payment of 48.6 million reais (US$12.9 million).

Leading arbitration partner leaves M & M Bomchil

Leading arbitration partner leaves M & M Bomchil

12 November 2018

Respected arbitration partner Guido Tawil - one of the leading Argentine disputes lawyers of his generation - has left M & M Bomchil Abogados to practise independently, citing conflicts of interests as a result of his role as an arbitrator in several ongoing disputes as his reason for leaving.

OPIC refinances Honduran geothermal plant

OPIC refinances Honduran geothermal plant

12 November 2018

Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office and the Honduran office of Aguilar Castillo Love have helped Israeli renewable energy company Ormat obtain US$125 million to refinance existing debt.