Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped a local consortium win a bid to operate the Buenos Aires underground Subte for the next 12 years.
Two former in-house lawyers, who have previously held positions in the energy sector and regulatory agencies, have launched a boutique in São Paulo focusing on energy, infrastructure and public law.
Latham & Watkins LLP has hired two partners from Clifford Chance LLP, including that firm’s former Latin America practice co-chair Gianluca Bacchiocchi, adding firepower to its regional corporate and finance practice.
Garrigues (Chile), Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Fontaine & Cia Abogados have helped a local cable car concessionaire obtain a US$98 million loan.
Bullish firm with dealmaking flair
Locations: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, Belo Horizonte
Ambitious ascendant with cross-practice power
DLA Piper LLP’s addition of former Baker McKenzie LLP partner Margarita Oliva Sainz de Aja as head of its Latin American banking and finance practice in New York boosts the firm’s clout in that field.
Chile’s Larrain y Asociados has helped a local subsidiary of Spanish transport and infrastructure company Grupo Aleatica obtain a US$180 million financing for the construction of a motorway in central Chile.
Locations: Buenos Aires