Topic: Cross-border M&A

Kraft Heinz creates plant-based JV with Chilean unicorn NotCo

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York has helped Chilean plant-based unicorn NotCo enter into a joint venture with US food giant Kraft Heinz that will focus on sustainable products.

28 February 2022

Cross-border agribusiness investment calls on LatAm firms

US agribusiness Continental Grain has hired Carey in Santiago, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to complete a cross-border investment in Chilean counterpart Agroberries, snapping up a stake in several of that company’s Latin American farming assets.

24 February 2022

Several LatAm firms in UK-Spain tech consulting acquisition

London-headquartered private equity group A&M Capital has hired several Latin American firms to acquire a majority stake in Spanish technology consulting company Ayesa.

23 February 2022

US private equity group snaps up LatAm chemical assets

Three offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped US private equity group Lone Star Funds acquire Belgium-headquartered chemical distribution company Manuchar, giving it businesses in several Latin American countries.

22 February 2022

Marval O'Farrell in cross-border pharma acquisition

Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda has hired Argentina’s Marval O'Farrell Mairal to sell a portfolio of gastrointestinal products to Uruguayan counterpart Adium Pharma.

18 February 2022

Several LatAm firms steer regional software acquisition

Latin America-focused private equity group Linzor Capital Partners has hired multiple law firms in the region to acquire a majority stake in Uruguayan software business inConcert and its partner Convertia.

17 February 2022

DLA Piper, Clifford Chance and Carey guide Chilean renewables buy

Canada’s Innergex Renewable Energy has hired DLA Piper LLP in London and Santiago to acquire Chilean energy group Aela and its portfolio of wind farms from UK investment fund Actis and Irish business Mainstream Renewable Power, a deal worth US$686 million.

14 February 2022

BlackRock acquires Chilean solar assets for US$200 million

The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock has hired Milbank in New York and Carey in Santiago to acquire multiple solar plants in the Andean country for  US$200 million in total.

11 February 2022

Multiple firms steer energy JV in the Dominican Republic

Dominican business group Martí has hired Squire Patton Boggs in Washington, DC and New York and Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to enter a strategic alliance with global energy company TotalEnergies, which relied on US firm Jones Day and Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo.

11 February 2022

Lefosse, TozziniFreire and BMA guide Bunge acquisition

US agribusiness Bunge has hired Lefosse to purchase a minority stake in Brazilian agricultural product retailer Sinagro.

04 February 2022

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