Hernández & Cía Abogados has helped US private equity group Carlyle sell shares in Peruvian security company Liderman Group to employees in Chile, Ecuador and Peru through a secondary public offering.
M&A activity in Latin America’s biggest two markets during the first half of 2020 was consistent with 2019 levels, according to data collected by Latin Lawyer, while Colombia and Peru saw a decrease.
Chile’s Guerrero Olivos has helped Molitalia, the Peruvian subsidiary of Chilean food producer Empresas Carozzi, obtain a US$20 million loan.
A slew of firms has helped The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC) make a US$200 million debt tap.
Latin America’s venture capital scene has gained momentum during the past decade, with corporate venture capital now piquing the interest of multinationals, local companies and even some law firms. But the high-risk, high-returns nature of venture capital investment brings its own unique set of challenges and opportunities for lawyers advising on these deals. Are the stakes worth it, especially in these trying times?
Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón has appointed partner Lina Uribe to Affinitas’ executive committee, making her the first woman to hold the position at the law firm alliance.
Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped the Peruvian branch of Chilean real estate company Grupo Patio acquire an office complex in Lima for US$46 million.
Peru’s government has begun a public consultation on a draft regulation clarifying how the competition watchdog will review deals under the country’s long-awaited new merger control regime.
Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has helped port operator Terminales Portuarios Peruanos (TPP) buy an industrial site in the port city of Callao and obtain a loan to fund the acquisition.
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