Reed Smith LLP has bolstered its Latin American energy and natural resources practice with the hire of former Haynes & Boone LLP partner Nicolas Borda.
Galicia Abogados; Cervantes Sainz SC; Goodrich, Riquelme Asociados; SOLCARGO (Solórzano, Carvajal, González y Pérez-Correa SC); EC Legal Rubio Villegas; Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego SC; and MCM Abogados have announced partner promotions to strengthen their offerings in preparation for the new year.
Mexican law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has added firepower to its IP, corporate and disputes practices by promoting two to partner and hiring Mexico’s first female Supreme Court judge as of counsel.
Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has helped the state of Nuevo León get two credit facilities of US$70 million and US$45 million for a new train line in the state’s capital, Monterrey, following a five-year process.
Shutts & Bowen LLP in Miami, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Spain’s Banco Sabadell lend US$76 million to Mexican luxury hotel group Arotesa Isla.
Firms from five Latin American jurisdictions joined Dutch law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek to help a subsidiary of Brazilian travel group CVC Turismo acquire Argentine online travel platform Almundo for US$74 million.
Holland & Knight LLP has elevated four lawyers in its Latin America practice to partner, across its Miami, Bogotá and Mexico City offices.
Mexican energy company IEnova has hired González Calvillo, SC to issue bonds worth US$332 million.
King & Wood Mallesons in Beijing and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP’s Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York and Washington, DC, offices helped Chinese electronics manufacturer Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS) invest US$298 million in Singaporean Maxeon Solar Technologies as part of its spin-off from US company SunPower.
Four White and Case LLP offices and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean telecoms company WOM obtain a US$660 financing through a syndicated loan and a bond offering.