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Beccar Varela and Pérez Alati star in Argentine port loan

22 March 2019

Beccar Varela has helped consortium Gestión del Puerto de Quequén obtain a US$32 million syndicated loan, which it will use to make Quequén, south of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s deepest port.

Beccar Varela promotes in banking and finance

Beccar Varela promotes in banking and finance

21 March 2019

Beccar Varela has added to its partnership by promoting a banking and finance lawyer, as the firm consolidates its core transactional offering.

LATAM Airlines completes massive debt tap

21 March 2019

Clifford Chance in New York and Chilean firm Claro & Cía have helped LATAM Airlines issue US$600 million in bonds.

Brazil’s BRF exits Argentina

Brazil’s BRF exits Argentina

19 March 2019

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen has helped Brazilian food company BRF sell Argentine chicken and margarine producer Avex to local poultry farm Granja Tres Arroyos and its joint venture partner Fribel for US$50 million.

Argentine seed producer enters Brazil

Argentine seed producer enters Brazil

19 March 2019

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen in Buenos Aires and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped Argentine seed producer Satus Ager enter Brazil by acquiring local counterpart Tecnoseeds.

Pérez Alati and Shearman in most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Pérez Alati and Shearman in most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

14 March 2019

Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most debt capital markets transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during November and December, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

PE snaps up Argentine oil company

14 March 2019

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in New York and Oría, Colombres & Saravia Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped US private equity company Lone Star acquire Argentina’s San Antonio Oil & Gas.

Nine firms steer Globant’s acquisition of Avanxo

13 March 2019

Six firms have helped Argentine IT company Globant acquire cloud computing company Avanxo for US$49 million.

Cleary and two Japanese firms help Argentina settle Samurai bonds

12 March 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and New York and Anderson, Mori & Tomotsune and Kojima Law in Tokyo have helped the Republic of Argentina settle the remainder of its defaulted series of Japanese yen bonds, worth 2.8 billion yen (US$25.3 million).

The battle for gender equality continues

The battle for gender equality continues

11 March 2019

From film screenings to network lunches to social media campaigns, firms across the region celebrated International Women’s Day on Friday. Some of them spoke to Latin Lawyer about how they marked the occasion.