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Garrigues’ LatAm offices top regional equity capital markets table

Garrigues’ LatAm offices top regional equity capital markets table

12 December 2018

Garrigues’ Latin American offices worked on the most equity capital markets deals in October followed by international firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest capital markets research.

Australis buys Advent’s stake in Colombian asset manager

10 December 2018

Dechert LLP in Washington, DC, and New York and Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped US investment firm Australis acquire a 50% stake in a Colombian asset manager owned by private equity investor Advent International.

Colombia’s EPM obtains investment loan

04 December 2018

Mayer Brown LLP in Houston and Chicago has helped Colombia’s largest utilities company, Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM), obtain a loan worth US$750 million for its investment plan.

Colombia’s Talasa hydro project changes hands

28 November 2018

Colombian firm Gómez-Pinzón has helped a company jointly owned by China Three Gorges Corporation and EDP - Energias de Portugal acquire hydroelectric dams from investment group Macquarie Capital.

Brigard and Gómez-Pinzón behind CAF credit line deal

27 November 2018

Brigard Urrutia has helped multilateral Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) obtain a 330 billion peso (US$95 million) credit line from Colombia’s national development bank, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN).

Colombian bus card company files Chapter 15 in Miami

21 November 2018

A cashless payments company with US$100.7 million in debt has filed for Chapter 15 recognition of its Colombian voluntary bankruptcy process in Miami, after waiting six years for a bus project to pay off.

Colombian conglomerate gets loan from Japan’s second-biggest bank

15 November 2018

Mendoza Abogados has helped Colombian cement and energy conglomerate Grupo Argos get a revolving door loan worth US$50 million.

Colombia's Ruta del Cacao gets 1.6 trillion peso financing

09 November 2018

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped a concessionaire obtain 1.6 trillion pesos (US$590 million) in financing for a 4G toll road project.

Chile’s PPU and Morales & Besa top Spanish America debt capital markets tables

Chile’s PPU and Morales & Besa top Spanish America debt capital markets tables

07 November 2018

Chilean law firms Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Morales & Besa helped Latin American companies raise the largest sums in debt capital markets transactions that took place outside Brazil between July and September, while Clifford Chance LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP were the international firms that closed the highest number of debt issuances.

Garrigues and UH in Medellín hospital acquisition

07 November 2018

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped Spanish hospital company Quirónsalud and its German owner Fresenius acquire Colombian private hospital Clínica Medellín in a US$57 million deal.