M&A league table 2019: international firms

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here we present our findings for the international firms that won the most work on deals taking place in the region.

Lefosse makes three partners and one counsel
Aeroméxico becomes latest LatAm airline to file Chapter 11 in New York

Russia’s EuroChem snaps up remaining Brazilian fertiliser stake

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the CEO of Brazilian fertiliser distributor Fertilizantes Tocantins sell his stake in the business to Russian agrochemicals company EuroChem Group.

Salvadorean SMEs get US$38 million boost from IDB Invest
Brazil revokes suspension of WhatsApp payment deal

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.


Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Latin Lawyer recorded 166 Brazilian M&A deals that were signed and announced between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, the combined deal value of signed and announced deals was over US$100 billion.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile
Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December

Battle of the titans

The UK’s top law firms have long sought to gain ground from New York’s white-shoe elite when it comes to some of the most lucrative work in Latin America: cross-border M&A deals governed under New York law. But establishing a foothold in the upper echelons of the US market – a starting point to winning such transactions – is not easy. What are the UK’s magic circle doing to square up to their US rivals?

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19
To each their own

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers

The onslaught of emergency laws implemented in Latin America to tackle the covid-19 pandemic has reduced transparency and public procurement controls, with lawyers recommending governments and companies prepare to justify their actions in the many investigations that will follow.   

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