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Five Clyde & Co lawyers set sail for boutique
Five Clyde & Co lawyers set sail for boutique

Five Clyde & Co lawyers set sail for boutique

16 October 2019

Four partners from Clyde & Co’s global marine group in London left last month to launch their own boutique – including the former co-head of the Latin American strategy committee, Elizabeth Turnbull.

White & Case promotes two in Mexico
White & Case promotes two in Mexico

White & Case promotes two in Mexico

16 October 2019

White & Case SC has promoted two local partners in its Mexico City office to global partners, a month after the firm strengthened its Latin American project finance practice with hires from Baker Botts and OPIC. 

Spanish firm absorbs Chilean outfit
Spanish firm absorbs Chilean outfit

Spanish firm absorbs Chilean outfit

16 October 2019

Spanish firm Ecija has continued its expansion in Latin America by absorbing Chilean firm Estudio Jurídico Otero.

Carey and Arteaga Gorziglia in telecoms acquisition financing
Carey and Arteaga Gorziglia in telecoms acquisition financing

Carey and Arteaga Gorziglia in telecoms acquisition financing

15 October 2019

Carey has helped UK media company IMD Group obtain a US$70 million loan for the acquisition of a Chilean telecoms provider.

China Yangtze Power spends US$3.6 billion on Sempra’s Peruvian assets
China Yangtze Power spends US$3.6 billion on Sempra’s Peruvian assets

China Yangtze Power spends US$3.6 billion on Sempra’s Peruvian assets

11 October 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP’s Chicago and Miami offices and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima have helped China Yangtze Power (CYP) buy US Sempra Energy’s Peruvian business for US$3.6 billion, in the largest overseas M&A transaction by a Chinese company in 2019.

Codelco completes US$2 billion debt tap
Codelco completes US$2 billion debt tap

Codelco completes US$2 billion debt tap

11 October 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Carey of Chile have helped the world’s largest copper producer Codelco issue bonds worth US$2 billion, as it prepares to upgrade several mining projects despite falling copper prices. 

Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing
Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing

Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing

10 October 2019

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Guatemala’s Sfera Legal have helped Banco G&T Continental obtain a US$250 million loan.

Minera México triumphs in first bond issue for two decades
Minera México triumphs in first bond issue for two decades

Minera México triumphs in first bond issue for two decades

09 October 2019

Paul Hastings LLP has helped Minera México, one of the world’s largest copper producers, raise US$1 billion in its first debt offering in over 20 years.

Felsberg advises Brazilian state bank on Odebrecht liquidation application
Felsberg advises Brazilian state bank on Odebrecht liquidation application

Felsberg advises Brazilian state bank on Odebrecht liquidation application

09 October 2019

Felsberg Advogados is representing a Brazilian state-owned bank that has asked for scandal-ridden construction group Odebrecht to be liquidated, arguing that a restructuring plan tabled by the company is unlawful.

Santander ups stake in Mexican subsidiary for US$1.4 billion
Santander ups stake in Mexican subsidiary for US$1.4 billion

Santander ups stake in Mexican subsidiary for US$1.4 billion

09 October 2019

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC have helped Santander Spain increase its share capital in its Mexican subsidiary through an exchange offer.