header_logo
cancel1

News

AES snaps up renewables assets in Brazil
AES snaps up renewables assets in Brazil

AES snaps up renewables assets in Brazil

11 January 2021

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped Brazilian utilities company AES Tietê Energia acquire two wind farm facilities in north-eastern Brazil for 806 million reais (US$156 million).

Hernández & Cía adds tax and labour partners
Hernández & Cía adds tax and labour partners

Hernández & Cía adds tax and labour partners

11 January 2021

Peruvian firm Hernández & Cía Abogados has added to its tax offering by hiring a senior associate from CMS Grau as partner, and promoting one senior associate in its labour practice to the top rank.

Vouga and Palacios Prono steer Grupo Cartes pharma buy in Paraguay
Vouga and Palacios Prono steer Grupo Cartes pharma buy in Paraguay

Vouga and Palacios Prono steer Grupo Cartes pharma buy in Paraguay

11 January 2021

Paraguayan firm Palacios, Prono & Talavera has helped local conglomerate Grupo Cartes – owned by former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes – acquire family-owned drugstore chain Cadena Farmacenter.

Six firms take Peruvian supermarket acquisition to the till
Six firms take Peruvian supermarket acquisition to the till

Six firms take Peruvian supermarket acquisition to the till

11 January 2021

Three Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped Peruvian supermarket chain InRetail acquire fellow retailer Makro Supermayorista for US$360 million.

Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking
Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

08 January 2021

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has announced the hires of two new partners; one was formerly counsel at Pinheiro Neto Advogados and joins the mining practice in Brasília, while the other joins the senior rank in the banking and finance group in São Paulo.

Peru faces ICSID claim over telecoms networks
Peru faces ICSID claim over telecoms networks

Peru faces ICSID claim over telecoms networks

08 January 2021

A US infrastructure services company has filed a new International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru, two years after it lodged an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim over a terminated project for rural telecommunications networks in the country.

Chile sanctions 14-year bus cartel
Chile sanctions 14-year bus cartel

Chile sanctions 14-year bus cartel

08 January 2021

Chile’s specialist competition tribunal has fined 11 bus operators for colluding to restrict the number of buses in operation in two southern cities, despite the companies claiming that the country's government had endorsed their agreements, reports Latin Lawyer's sister publication Global Competition Review.

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering
Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

08 January 2021

The São Paulo and New York offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial services group XP raise US$1.2 billion in a follow-on equity offering.

González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance
González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance

González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance

08 January 2021

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC has helped real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis place green bonds worth US$375 million on the Mexican Stock Exchange – the first dollar-dominated green bonds ever in Mexico.

Marval steers Argentine aviation merger
Marval steers Argentine aviation merger

Marval steers Argentine aviation merger

07 January 2021

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped Argentine aviation group Aerolíneas Argentinas merge with its sister company, Austral Líneas Aéreas.