header_logo
cancel1

News

Madrona and Azevedo Sette steer Hapvida expansion in Brazil
Madrona and Azevedo Sette steer Hapvida expansion in Brazil

Madrona and Azevedo Sette steer Hapvida expansion in Brazil

17 September 2020

Madrona Advogados has helped Brazilian health insurance company Hapvida buy local healthcare group Promed in a deal worth 1.5 million reais (US$279 million).

Another Brazilian IPO misses target
Another Brazilian IPO misses target

Another Brazilian IPO misses target

17 September 2020

Brazilian drugstore chain Pague Menos has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to raise 747 million reais (US$136 million) in an IPO on the B3 stock exchange in São Paulo.

Peruvian shopping centre restructures debt after credit downgrade
Peruvian shopping centre restructures debt after credit downgrade

Peruvian shopping centre restructures debt after credit downgrade

17 September 2020

Peru’s Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped local shopping centre operator Jockey Plaza restructure the terms of a US$150 million bond programme to avoid a default, after credit rating agency Moodys downgraded the bonds.

Correction: América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion
Correction: América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion

Correction: América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion

16 September 2020

Latin Lawyer reported on Verizon's purchase of TracFone yesterday, mistakenly attributing Von Wobeser y Sierra SC as counsel to América Móvil. Von Wobeser was in fact counsel to Verizon. Below is an updated version of the story.

Mattos Filho launches ESG practice
Mattos Filho launches ESG practice

Mattos Filho launches ESG practice

16 September 2020

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados opened an environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practice yesterday, making it one of the few law firms in Latin America to have a standalone practice dedicated to sustainability and social impact matters.

Chile’s EFE makes first-ever international debt tap
Chile’s EFE makes first-ever international debt tap

Chile’s EFE makes first-ever international debt tap

16 September 2020

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chile’s state-owned railway operator Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) issue its first-ever international notes, worth US$500 million.

UPL subsidiary snaps up agribusiness asset in Chile
UPL subsidiary snaps up agribusiness asset in Chile

UPL subsidiary snaps up agribusiness asset in Chile

16 September 2020

Ried Fabres has helped one of Chile’s largest agribusinesses, Agrospec, sell its copper division to a local subsidiary of Indian agrochemicals giant UPL.

Garrigues and Cuatrecasas report LatAm revenue growth in 2019
Garrigues and Cuatrecasas report LatAm revenue growth in 2019

Garrigues and Cuatrecasas report LatAm revenue growth in 2019

15 September 2020

Spanish law firms Garrigues and Cuatrecasas have announced global and Latin American revenue growth in 2019 and are eyeing up their opportunities for further expansion in Latin America amid the uncertainty of covid-19.

Lima airport expansion gets US$450 million boost
Lima airport expansion gets US$450 million boost

Lima airport expansion gets US$450 million boost

15 September 2020

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados have helped Lima Airport Partners (LAP) obtain a US$450 million loan to fund the ongoing upgrade of the capital’s Jorge Chávez International Airport.

Three firms steer investment in Chilean power asset
Three firms steer investment in Chilean power asset

Three firms steer investment in Chilean power asset

15 September 2020

Larrain y Asociados has helped Chilean asset manager Toesca acquire a stake in a subsidiary of local power company AES Gener for US$113 million and obtain a loan to fund the purchase.