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Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho top LatAm capital markets tables, Cleary and Shearman lead in international

Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho top LatAm capital markets tables, Cleary and Shearman lead in international

24 September 2018

Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise as much as US$110 billion through more than 350 debt and equity capital markets deals during the first half of 2018, based on Latin Lawyer data.

Peroni Sosa promotes three to partner in its 50th year

Peroni Sosa promotes three to partner in its 50th year

18 September 2018

Paraguay’s Peroni, Sosa, Tellechea, Burt & Narvaja has promoted three lawyers to partner, reinforcing its labour, corporate and compliance offerings, as the firm’s managing partner hints at more expansion to come.

Ferrere and Indacochea on Chilean-Bolivian drinks purchase

14 September 2018

Ferrere (Bolivia) advised beverage producer Chilena Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) on its acquisition of 51% of shares in Bebidas Bolivianas (BBO), for a price of US$8.5 million.

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.

Two firms behind agribusiness loan in Paraguay

31 July 2018

Landay Leblang Stern in Boston and Peroni, Sosa, Tellechea, Burt & Narvaja in Asunción have helped US finance company Latitude20 Capital Partners lend US$8 million to Paraguayan agribusiness Compañía Dekalpar.

Petrobras divests in Paraguay

Petrobras divests in Paraguay

09 July 2018

Vouga Abogados in Asunción has helped local energy company Copetrol acquire Petrobras’ distribution assets in Paraguay for US$383 million.

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.

Lacoste acquires full control of LatAm distribution chain

22 May 2018

Beccar Varela’s office in Buenos Aires, Veirano Advogados in São Paulo, Carey in Santiago and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Lacoste buy a joint venture partner out of the clothes company’s retail and distribution business in Latin America.

Berkemeyer backs entrepreneurship scheme with pro bono support

22 May 2018

BKM | Berkemeyer has signed a deal with the Paraguayan ministry of industry and trade to provide free legal assistance to small and medium businesses.

Antitrust leniency fight divides Colombia from regional body

Antitrust leniency fight divides Colombia from regional body

17 May 2018

The General Secretariat of the Andean Community should close its investigation into an alleged soft paper cartel and not fine companies that already have been granted leniency in its member countries, Colombia’s antitrust authority has said.