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Baker McKenzie hires in Mexico, reinforces Miami LatAm practice
Baker McKenzie hires in Mexico, reinforces Miami LatAm practice

Baker McKenzie hires in Mexico, reinforces Miami LatAm practice

17 October 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP has bolstered its Mexico City office by hiring a former White & Case SC partner, while a former associate returns as counsel to reinforce the firm’s Latin America practice in Miami after a year at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.

Mexico’s Elementia sells US cement assets
Mexico’s Elementia sells US cement assets

Mexico’s Elementia sells US cement assets

17 October 2019

Cement maker Elementia has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, New York and Washington, DC to sell certain US assets to building materials supplier Lehigh Hanson, in a deal worth US$151 million.

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. 

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers
Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

10 October 2019

Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.

Mexico's antitrust authority defends new legal privilege regulation
Mexico's antitrust authority defends new legal privilege regulation

Mexico's antitrust authority defends new legal privilege regulation

10 October 2019

Mexico’s antitrust enforcer has responded to impartiality and procedural concerns raised by practitioners regarding its new attorney-client privilege rules.

Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates
Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates

Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates

09 October 2019

The growth of technology-led investments is profoundly changing the way private equity operates in Latin America, allowing investors to be more aggressive and potentially less sensitive to cyclicality, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity, which took place yesterday in New York.

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.

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.

Mijares and Nader Hayaux steer real estate loan
Mijares and Nader Hayaux steer real estate loan

Mijares and Nader Hayaux steer real estate loan

07 October 2019

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped Mexican industrial real estate developer Advance obtain a US$314 million loan.

Petrobras and Pemex make US$21 billion worth of debt transactions
Petrobras and Pemex make US$21 billion worth of debt transactions

Petrobras and Pemex make US$21 billion worth of debt transactions

04 October 2019

Several law firms have advised on the latest debt offerings by Brazilian and Mexican state-owned oil companies Petrobras and Pemex, collectively worth some US$21 billion.