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DLA Piper hires new labour head in Peru

DLA Piper hires new labour head in Peru

22 June 2018

DLA Piper Pizarro Botto Escobar is continuing to add to its partner count with the recruitment of a new labour practice head.

Chilean investor buys into Peruvian road concession

Chilean investor buys into Peruvian road concession

21 June 2018

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Ried Fabres in Santiago have helped Chilean investment group BCI acquire a 48% stake in road operator Novial from Peruvian construction conglomerate Graña y Montero in a US$42.3 million deal.

LatAm-backed loan improves Atlantica credit rating

21 June 2018

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London and New York, Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima and Santamarina y Steta in Mexico City have helped UK energy company Atlantica Yield obtain a loan worth US$215 million.

Peru’s LXG returns to Miranda & Amado for investment fund

19 June 2018

Miranda & Amado Abogados has helped Peruvian asset manager LXG register an investment fund worth US$200 million.

Corporate promotions on the rise across LatAm

Corporate promotions on the rise across LatAm

14 June 2018

Just under half of the Latin American promotions reported to Latin Lawyer last month involved corporate lawyers as regional GDP growth recovers.

Muñiz Olaya helps Compartamos Financiera issue inaugural bonds

14 June 2018

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has advised microfinance provider Compartamos Financiera and its arranger BBVA Banco Continental on the bank’s first-ever corporate bond issuance.

Graña y Montero faces bribery-related securities complaint

Graña y Montero faces bribery-related securities complaint

13 June 2018

Peruvian construction company Graña y Montero is facing an FCPA-related securities fraud lawsuit over its relationship with corruption-marred Brazilian engineering business Odebrecht.

Canadian oil company's Andean operations get credit line

13 June 2018

Proskauer Rose LLP’s New York, São Paulo and Boston offices; Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá; and García Sayán Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian oil company Frontera obtain a US$100 million revolving credit facility to finance the company’s operations in Colombia and Peru.

Graña y Montero divests again with land sale

12 June 2018

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International has helped real estate developer Prinsur acquire land owned by a subsidiary of Peru’s largest construction company, Graña y Montero, as it continues to divest assets to pay off an outstanding loan.

Dutch plastic maker snaps up LatAm assets

Dutch plastic maker snaps up LatAm assets

08 June 2018

Dutch plastic solutions provider Weener Plastic Group has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Galicia Abogados in Mexico City and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire counterpart Proenfar from Andean private equity firm Altra Investments.