Topic: Cross-border M&A

CSN Cimentos spends US$1.3 billion in two acquisitions

Several Brazilian and international law firms have advised on two acquisitions by cement producer CSN Cimentos, worth US$1.3 billion in total.

24 September 2021

Liberty buys Claro Panamá from América Móvil

Telecoms company Liberty Latin America’s subsidiary Cable & Wireless Panamá has hired US firm Baker Botts LLP and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City to acquire counterpart Claro Panamá from Mexico’s América Móvil for US$200 million.

24 September 2021

Several firms dock Italy-Brazil vessel deal

Lefosse Advogados has helped Italian maritime company Finarge sell its Brazilian subsidiary to local counterpart CBO Group in a deal worth US$94 million.

23 September 2021

Lefosse and Machado Meyer in fibre network acquisition

Fibre optics wholesale company FiBrasil has turned to Lefosse Advogados to purchase counterpart Fiberty1.

21 September 2021

Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

GIC and Carlyle sell stakes in Brazil’s Rede D’Or

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and US private equity group Carlyle have hired Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, respectively, to sell their shares in Brazilian private hospital group Rede D’Or São Luiz for 2.6 billion reais (US$501 million).

16 September 2021

Veirano helps Swiss company buy Brazilian cosmetics brand

Swiss chemicals business Clariant has enlisted Veirano Advogados to buy the remaining stake it did not already own in cosmetics and personal care company Beraca Ingredientes Naturais.

16 September 2021

Consortium Legal steers cross-border agribusiness acquisition

Two Consortium Legal offices have helped agrochemical company Duwest acquire counterpart Agrinter’s operations in El Salvador and Honduras.

15 September 2021

US power company hires Tauil & Chequer to buy from Petrobras

Houston-based Ceiba Energy has enlisted Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire assets from Petrobras.

15 September 2021

Arca buys Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks

Mexico’s Arca Continental has relied on Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to purchase Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks.

08 September 2021

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