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