Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Ried Fabres in Santiago have helped Chilean investment group BCI acquire a 48% stake in road operator Novial from Peruvian construction conglomerate Graña y Montero in a US$42.3 million deal.
Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados; Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale Advogados and Yazbek Advogados in São Paulo have helped Italian utilities company Enel buy a 74% stake in Brazil’s largest power distributor Eletropaulo for 5.6 billion reais (US$1.4 billion), but the deal is now ensnared in dispute proceedings after a hard-fought bid war ended in disagreement.
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