Chile

Chilean investor buys into Peruvian road concession

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.

European utility companies fight over Brazil’s Eletropaulo

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.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

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To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Market reputation and US links important for GCs, agree panellists

A firm’s standing in the local market and its links with big international players are important considerations when selecting a local outfit for advice, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer 8th Annual M&A in Mexico City.

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group