Topic: Cross-border M&A

Chilean and Canadian firms steer US$3.3 billion mining JV

Chilean miner Mantos Copper has enlisted Canadian firm Stikeman Elliot LLP and Baker McKenzie (Chile) to form a US$3.3 billion joint venture with Vancouver-based counterpart Capstone.

07 December 2021

Multiple firms in US-Chile logistics software acquisition

US logistics software company DispatchTrack has hired Prieto in Santiago and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC to purchase Chilean counterpart Beetrack.

07 December 2021

Several firms close fridge storage transaction in Chile

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired NLD Abogados to acquire Chilean cold storage business Friopacífico, marking the company’s entrance into the Andean country.

06 December 2021

US-Mexico JV to administer Oravax covid-19 vaccine in LatAm

Mexican pharmaceutical company Genomma Lab has hired Paul Hastings LLP in New York and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to enter into a joint venture with US counterpart Oravax Medical to produce and distribute Oravax's oral covid-19 vaccine in Mexico.

03 December 2021

Simpar buys Brazilian asset from US car dealer

A subsidiary of Brazilian logistics company Simpar has enlisted Adalberto Calil Sociedade de Advogados in São Paulo to acquire the local business of US car dealership Group 1 Automotive for 510 million reais (US$94 million).

01 December 2021

Nubank acquires Palo Alto AI business in run-up to IPO

Brazil’s Nubank, the world’s largest digital bank, has enlisted four offices of US firm K&L Gates LLP and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company Olivia.

30 November 2021

Brazil's Omie buys fintech and gets Chinese investment

Several firms have advised on Brazilian software company Omie’s acquisition of digital bank Linker and capital increase from Chinese investor Tencent, which was an extension of an investment round in August.

30 November 2021

LatAm firms in US$15 billion global data centre buy

US investors KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have hired six offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC and 14 offices of international firm Dentons to acquire 50 data centres around the world for some US$15 billion, including assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

29 November 2021

Carlyle ups stake in Brazilian restaurant chain Madero

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group Carlyle increase its existing stake in Brazilian fast-food chain Madero in a deal worth 300 million reais (US$54 million).

29 November 2021

Several firms in cross-border solar deal

US solar power developer Array Technologies, owned by investment fund Blackstone, has hired four offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, three Cuatrecasas offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Spanish solar panel manufacturer Soluciones Técnicas Integrales Norland (STI Norland) and its Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican operations for 570 million euros (US$498 million).

26 November 2021

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