Topic: Cross-border M&A

Stonepeak gets antitrust approval in Peru for global tech buy

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped US private equity group Stonepeak obtain approval from Peru’s antitrust authority – INDECOPI – for its acquisition of CenturyLink Perú, which is part of its US$2.7 billion acquisition of Lumen Technologies’ Latin American business.

19 January 2022

AES increases stake in Andean subsidiary

AES Andes has hired Claro & Cía to sell a stake in the business to its US parent energy group AES Corporation for 437 billion Chilean pesos (US$530 million).

18 January 2022

Hernández & Cía and Rodrigo Elías steer Peruvian maritime buy

Peru’s Andino Investment Holding has enlisted Hernández & Cía Abogados to acquire shares in local port operator Cosmos Agencia Marítima from DP World Logistics, an Emirati multinational logistics company.

17 January 2022

Insigneo buys Citigroup’s Uruguayan wealth management branch

Miami-based financial services group Insigneo has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire 100% of the equity interest in Citigroup’s wealth management division in Uruguay and Puerto Rico.

12 January 2022

France's Vinci buys LatAm assets in US$6.2 billion energy tie-up

Construction company Vinci has enlisted Cuatrecasas offices in Spain, Chile, Mexico and Peru and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Paris to finalise its joint venture with Spanish counterpart ACS in a deal worth up to 5.5 billion euros (US$6.2 billion), handing the French buyer several Latin American energy projects.

11 January 2022

Coca-Cola FEMSA makes US$111 million acquisition in Brazil

The Brazilian arm of Mexico’s Coca-Cola FEMSA has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire bottling company CVI Refrigerantes for 633 million reais (US$111 million).

05 January 2022

Carey and Cuatrecasas in Japan-Chile car rental acquisition

Japanese general trading company Mitsui & Co has hired Chilean firm Carey to acquire a minority interest in Inversiones Mitta, a company that owns Santiago-based car rental business Autorentas del Pacífico.

04 January 2022

Several firms in cross-border US$3.25 billion insurance acquisition

Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper have helped US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire the reinsurance brokerage business of US counterpart Willis Towers Watson for US$3.25 billion.

17 December 2021

Brazilian fintech Dock snaps up Mexican card processor

Galicia Abogados in Mexico City has advised Brazilian fintech Dock in its purchase of Mexican card processing solution provider Cacao, marking the buyer’s first acquisition outside its home country.

15 December 2021

UK miner buys Brazil-focused counterpart for US$105 million

Linklaters in London and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped UK mining company Hochschild acquire Brazil-focused counterpart Amarillo Gold for US$105 million.

14 December 2021

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