Topic: Cross-border M&A

Bunge and UPL harvest stake in Brazilian agribusiness

Veirano Advogados in São Paulo and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped US agribusiness Bunge and a subsidiary of Indian counterpart UPL acquire a joint minority stake in Brazilian soybean company Seedcorp.

25 November 2022

Cargill launches JV in Ecuador’s shrimp market

ROBALINO has helped US food group Cargill and its Ecuadorean partner Naturisa launch a joint venture with local holding company Skyvest that will produce feed for the country’s shrimp industry.

24 November 2022

Akin Gump and Mijares pump out two Mexican oil deals

Two offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City have helped Hokchi, the local subsidiary of Pan American Energy, sign two deals related to an offshore Mexican oil field.

18 November 2022

UK software company buys more assets in Uruguay

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo has helped UK-based Vesta Software acquire Uruguayan counterpart Datalogic.

15 November 2022

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund invests in Dominican bank

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (NORFUND) inject capital into Banco BDI, a Dominican financial institution.

15 November 2022

Food group M Dias Branco expands outside Brazil

Brazilian food company M Dias Branco has enlisted Guyer & Regules to buy Uruguayan pasta group Las Acacias, the company’s first acquisition outside of its domicile.

14 November 2022

Brazilian tech company CI&T makes first US acquisition

Brazilian digital solutions company CI&T has enlisted three offices of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP to acquire US counterpart NTERSOL Consulting, marking its entry into the North American country.

14 November 2022

Mexican firms in PE consortium’s US$16 billion bid for Nielsen

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped Brookfield in the Mexican part of the US asset manager’s US$16 billion global acquisition of data company Nielsen.

11 November 2022

India’s UPL hires Brazilian counsel for agribusiness sale to KKR

Jones Day in Singapore and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped Indian agribusiness company UPL sell a stake in its subsidiary Advanta to US investment group KKR for US$300 million.

03 November 2022

KPMG expands ESG offering in Brazil with consultancy buy

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy Resultante sell its business to KPMG.

03 November 2022

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