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Finnish pulp company snaps up Brazil assets

15 April 2019

Pulp and paper company Valmet has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Washington, DC to buy Canadian counterpart GL&V for €113 million (US$127 million).

García Sayán hires from mining company after partner departure

12 April 2019

Peru's García Sayán Abogados has added firepower to its core natural resources practice by recruiting an in-house lawyer only two months after another mining partner departed.

Amprimo & Flury adds two name partners and rebrands

Amprimo & Flury adds two name partners and rebrands

12 April 2019

The Peruvian firm formerly known as Amprimo & Flury Abogados has made two lawyers name partners, prompting it to change its title to Amprimo, Flury, Barboza & Rodriguez Abogados.

Mexico issues first euro-denominated debt under AMLO

Mexico issues first euro-denominated debt under AMLO

12 April 2019

The Republic of Mexico has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to issue euro-denominated notes worth US$2.8 billion as credit downgrade warnings continue.

Nine firms close Brazil’s largest retail restructuring

12 April 2019

Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped Máquina de Vendas close a deal to restructure its 3 billion reais debt (US$779 million), in what is thought to Brazil’s largest ever debt restructuring by a retailer. 

COFECE probes Mexico corn flour market

12 April 2019

Mexico’s competition authority is investigating suspected anticompetitive practices in the corn flour market.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

11 April 2019

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Souto Correa hires long-time Trench Rossi lawyer

Souto Correa hires long-time Trench Rossi lawyer

11 April 2019

Brazil’s Souto, Correa, Cesa, Lummertz & Amaral Advogados has bolstered its disputes practice by hiring a partner from Trench Rossi Watanabe.

CMS Carey & Allende recruits disputes partner

CMS Carey & Allende recruits disputes partner

11 April 2019

Chile’s CMS Carey & Allende has hired a disputes resolution partner from local firm Urrutia & Cía as its second director.

Ferrere and Pérez Bustamante behind Codelco copper deal in Ecuador

11 April 2019

Ferrere (Ecuador) and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce have helped Chilean state-owned mining company Codelco form a joint venture with its Ecuadorian counterpart to develop the Llurimagua copper project in northern Ecuador.