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Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

Gambling company Cirsa raises US$1.9 billion in global debt tap

04 September 2018

Garrigues offices in Madrid, Bogotá and Mexico City and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City have helped Spain's Cirsa raise US$1.9 billion in an international offering. 

Acon divests Panamanian hydroelectric company

20 August 2018

Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, DC, has helped US private equity group Acon sell its Panamanian hydroelectric portfolio company to Spain’s EnfraGen.

Panama’s Patton Moreno hires adviser for Venezuelan clients

Panama’s Patton Moreno hires adviser for Venezuelan clients

18 July 2018

Patton, Moreno & Asvat has hired a former in-house lawyer to Cemex’s Caracas office as counsel to capture outbound work from Venezuela.

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

17 July 2018

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America. 

Spanish security company expands to Central America

Spanish security company expands to Central America

13 July 2018

Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.

Debt taps outside Brazil and Mexico total US$8.2 billion in April and May

Debt taps outside Brazil and Mexico total US$8.2 billion in April and May

27 June 2018

Twenty-nine Latin American and 10 international firms helped Latin American companies outside of Brazil and Mexico issue debt worth US$8.2 billion in April and May, according to information gathered by Latin Lawyer.

Zurich snaps up assets in Latin America

06 June 2018

Swiss insurance company Zurich has made a series of investments in Latin America, buying assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

05 June 2018

At least nine firms across seven Latin American jurisdictions have advised on a deal that saw private equity company Cinven sell assets belonging to telecoms provider Ufinet to two buyers, French private equity investor Antin and a fund controlled by Cinven.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

24 May 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.