In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.
As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.
Central American law firm Aguilar Castillo Love has added to its office network by setting up shop in Paraguay, incorporating the former executive legal director of hydroelectric dam operator Itaipú Binacional as local managing partner.
Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped IDB Invest provide a US$45 million financing to Sudameris Bank in Paraguay.
Below we present M&A deals that closed in Paraguay between March and December 2019.
Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.
When it comes to the effect of covid-19 on the economy, one word comes to mind: devastating. While governments are taking action to protect people against the public health crisis, Latin America’s central banks are putting measures in place to brace for the economic impact of the pandemic.
Paraguayan beef-processing company Frigorífico Concepción has hired Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in London and New York and Ferrere (Bolivia) to issue notes worth US$100 million.
BKM | Berkemeyer has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of US cannabis consultant Green Flower obtain a licence to operate in Paraguay.
Telefónica Celular del Paraguay (Telecel) has hired Jones Day in Miami and New York to raise US$250 million in an international re-tap offering.