Topic: Cross-border M&A

Bergstein and Olivera in Uruguayan tech acquisition

US communications provider Net2Phone has hired Bergstein Abogados to acquire Uruguayan contact-centre-as-a-service (CCaaS) group Integra.

01 April 2022

IHS Towers buys more telecoms assets in Brazil

Multinational infrastructure group IHS Towers has relied on Allen & Overy LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Souza, Mello e Torres to purchase a portfolio of assets from local telecoms company Grupo TorreSur (GTS) for US$315 million.

31 March 2022

Canadian group acquires Mexican silver-gold mine

Vancouver-based Avino Silver & Gold Mines has hired Canadian firm Harper Grey LLP, US outfit Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and Mexico’s Bufete González Olguín, SC to acquire a Mexican mining project from US group Coeur Mining.

31 March 2022

Equifax enters the Dominican Republic

US consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has hired Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo to acquire Dominican credit reporting bureau Data-Crédito.

31 March 2022

LatAm firms in global IT services acquisition

Cyber security provider Netrix has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Womble Bond Dickinson in the US and Pérez-Llorca in Madrid, as well as three Latin American Elite firms, to buy Spanish digital solutions provider Edrans, including assets in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay.

29 March 2022

Australia’s South32 ups stake in Brazilian miner

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Australian miner South32 buy a stake in Brazilian counterpart Mineração Rio do Norte from US aluminium company Alcoa.

28 March 2022

Multiple firms in Peruvian hotel deal

Greenberg Traurig LLP in Orlando and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped a subsidiary of local conglomerate Breca enter an agreement with US property investor Highgate to manage a portfolio of hotels in the South American country.

28 March 2022

Equinix acquires four Entel data centres in Chile and Peru

Chile’s largest telecoms company Entel has turned to Claro & Cía in Santiago to sell four data centres in Chile and Peru for US$705 million to US internet services and data centre group Equinix.

25 March 2022

Equatorial Energia completes US$1.4 billion renewables acquisition

Equatorial Energia has relied on Norton Rose Fulbright in London and São Paulo and three offices of Brazil's Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to complete its 7 billion reais (US$1.4 billion) acquisition of local renewables business Echoenergia, the largest-ever transaction in the Brazilian renewables sector.

24 March 2022

Cargill catches minority stake in Chilean fishing group

US food producer Cargill has turned to Baker McKenzie (Chile) to acquire a 24.5% stake in the salmon farming subsidiary of Chilean food producer Multiexport for US$290 million.

23 March 2022

Unlock unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content