Topic: Cross-border M&A

Camil snaps up Uruguayan fruit company

Brazilian food producer Camil Alimentos has hired Guyer & Regules to acquire Uruguayan dried fruit business Silcom.

03 May 2022

Grupo Bimbo sells confectionery business to Mondelēz

US snack food company Mondelēz has hired Hogan Lovells (Mexico) to buy Grupo Bimbo's confectionery business for 27 billion pesos (US$1.3 billion).

29 April 2022

Patria acquires majority stake in Colombian healthcare group

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped Brazilian private equity fund Patria Investimentos acquire a majority stake in Colombian healthcare group Bienestar IPS.

27 April 2022

Several firms drive through Colombia-Bolivia car deal

Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Bogotá and Indacochea & Asociados in Santa Cruz de la Sierra have helped Colombian mobility company Astara acquire a majority stake in Bolivian counterpart Ovando.

25 April 2022

FEMSA sells Chilean convenience stores to fuel distributor

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Chilean fuel distributor Enex acquire 16 convenience stores from Mexican retail group FEMSA.

21 April 2022

US private equity group buys Mexican label maker assets

US private equity group Clayton Dubilier & Rice has hired Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City to acquire Ohio-based label maker Multi-Color Corporation, including the target’s operations in Mexico.

20 April 2022

Brookfield acquires majority stake in Chilean solar power group

The renewable energy branch of Canadian asset management fund Brookfield has turned to Carey to acquire a majority stake in Chilean solar project company Solarity.

14 April 2022

Several firms help French telecoms group buy LatAm assets

French cable and fibre optic company Nexans has enlisted two offices of Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca, Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Peruvian outfit Miranda & Amado to acquire US$225 million worth of telecoms assets across Latin America from Mexican energy company Xignux.

13 April 2022

Hiring firms: What it all comes down to

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021?

There is certainly no “one-size fits all” when it comes to hiring legal services, but a fundamental shift in business interactions resulting from the pandemic has led many GCs to value fast, frequent and efficient communication as much as expertise.

11 April 2022

Yara buys stake in Brazilian agribusiness e-platform from Bayer

Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara has turned to Veirano Advogados to acquire a minority stake in Orbia, a Brazilian online farm products platform, from German pharmaceutical company Bayer.

08 April 2022

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