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Cross-border pharma deal calls on multiple LatAm firms
Cross-border pharma deal calls on multiple LatAm firms

Cross-border pharma deal calls on multiple LatAm firms

12 November 2019

Canadian publicly owned specialty pharmaceuticals company Knight Therapeutics has hired Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Montréal, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Ferrere (Uruguay), Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Beccar Varela in Buenos Aires to buy a majority stake in Uruguayan biopharmaceutical group Biotoscana, in a deal valued at 1.1 billion Brazilian reais (US$273 million).

Nicholson y Cano behind Argentine agribusiness loan
Nicholson y Cano behind Argentine agribusiness loan

Nicholson y Cano behind Argentine agribusiness loan

11 November 2019

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped Argentine agribusiness Ledesma obtain a US$90 million loan and repurchase bonds.

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates
Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

31 October 2019

Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held earlier this month in São Paulo.

OPIC makes first Argentine investment in eight years
OPIC makes first Argentine investment in eight years

OPIC makes first Argentine investment in eight years

29 October 2019

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC, and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) buy US$45 million worth of notes issued by warehouse operator Plaza Logística, marking the US financial institution’s first Argentine investment in eight years.  

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers
Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

10 October 2019

Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.

Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation
Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation

Argentine brand manager expands Peruvian operation

08 October 2019

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped Argentine online brand manager Navent acquire two Peruvian classified listing websites.

Argentine manufacturer restructures debt with 12 banks
Argentine manufacturer restructures debt with 12 banks

Argentine manufacturer restructures debt with 12 banks

04 October 2019

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP in Buenos Aires has helped Argentine electronics manufacturer BGH restructure a US$48 million aggregate debt pile with 12 banks.

Argentina and Colombia face potential treaty claims
Argentina and Colombia face potential treaty claims

Argentina and Colombia face potential treaty claims

03 October 2019

A US entity has threatened Argentina with a US$200 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim over electricity tariffs, while Colombia has been put on notice of a treaty dispute over the use of the “.CO” domain name.

Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company
Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company

Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company

03 October 2019

Ferrere (Bolivia)and Beccar Varelain Buenos Aires have helped Unilever acquire the home- and personal-care business of Bolivian company Astrix.

Tavarone Rovelli hires two in-house counsel as partners
Tavarone Rovelli hires two in-house counsel as partners

Tavarone Rovelli hires two in-house counsel as partners

01 October 2019

Argentina’s Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has made new partners by hiring two senior legal counsel from holding company Werthein to boost its M&A and corporate offering.