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Rolim de Mello hires partner from Trench Rossi

Rolim de Mello hires partner from Trench Rossi

16 February 2018

Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados has hired an experienced M&A partner from Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, bringing its partnership up to six.

More Brazilian firms split, hire and reposition as GDP growth returns

More Brazilian firms split, hire and reposition as GDP growth returns

16 February 2018

Four more Brazilian firms are positioning themselves for renewed economic growth as Brazil leaves behind its worst recession in decades.

Remote control

Remote control

16 February 2018

Brazil has recently introduced remote voting procedures that allow foreign investors to exercise their voting rights without being present at shareholder meetings. Stocche Forbes Advogados partners Alessandra Zequi and Flavio Meyer consider whether the move will make Brazilian equities more attractive

Bayer/Monsanto pushes forward in Brazil

16 February 2018

Brazil’s competition enforcer has cleared Bayer’s US$66 billion takeover of Monsanto on condition that Bayer divests key business areas and that the merged agricultural company continues licensing products to third parties – even as critics in the US and EU urge that the deal be blocked.

Mexican leasing company taps capital markets

16 February 2018

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican leasing company Unifin Financiera make two notes issuances worth a combined US$550 million.

Eight partners leave Pérez Alati, launch new firm

Eight partners leave Pérez Alati, launch new firm

15 February 2018

Eight partners – including name partner José Martínez de Hoz (h) - and at least 16 associates have left Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) to form a new firm, Martínez de Hoz & Rueda.

Guerrero Olivos makes three promotions

Guerrero Olivos makes three promotions

15 February 2018

Chile’s Guerrero Olivos has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening its corporate, disputes and mining practices amid increased demand.

CADE clears dairy deal amid ongoing legal battle

CADE clears dairy deal amid ongoing legal battle

15 February 2018

Brazil’s competition watchdog CADE has given the green light to French dairy company Lactalis’ purchase of Brazilian counterpart Itambé, which it purchased from milk producer Cooperativa Central dos Produtores Rurais de Minas Gerais (CCPR) with the help of BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão shortly after CCPR took back control of Itambé.

Peru’s Primax acquires majority stake in petrol station holding

15 February 2018

Miranda & Amado Abogados has helped Peruvian fuel retailer Primax acquire nearly 450 petrol stations from competitor Grupo Pecsa.

CMS Grau and PPU help Falabella issue bonds

15 February 2018

CMS Grau has helped Chilean department store chain Falabella issue bonds worth 200 million Peruvian soles (US$62 million) through its Peruvian subsidiary.