Topic: Cross-border M&A

British online payment platform buys Peruvian counterpart

UK payment company Paysafe has enlisted Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to acquire Peruvian counterpart PagoEfectivo from local media group El Comercio.

10 August 2021

Colombian firm in US oil drilling acquisition

US drilling company Patterson-UTI Energy has hired four Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP offices and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá to acquire US counterpart Pioneer Energy Services, including its operations in Colombia, in a deal worth US$295 million.

10 August 2021

AES Andes sells Chilean renewables portfolio to US investor

US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Morales & Besa in Santiago to acquire a minority stake in a subsidiary of Chilean power company AES Andes for US$441 million.

09 August 2021

Russia’s EuroChem buys Brazilian mining assets from Yara

Russian fertilizer producer EuroChem has hired Dentons in Moscow and three offices of Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a Brazilian mining project from Norwegian company Yara for US$410 million.

09 August 2021

Patria snaps up Chilean cybersecurity business

Brazil’s Patria Investimentos has enlisted Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados in São Paulo and Chilean firm Parraguez & Marín to acquire Chilean cybersecurity company NeoSecure from The Rohatyn Group.

09 August 2021

Several firms in Central American technology acquisition

US technology company DigitalReef has enlisted Wick Phillips in Dallas, Brazilian firm Dias Carneiro Advogados and Arias in Nicaragua and Panama to acquire IMOX Technologies.

06 August 2021

Multiple firms steer Lumen’s US$2.7 billion LatAm business sale

US private equity company Stonepeak has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto as lead international counsel to buy Lumen Technologies’ Latin American business for US$2.7 billion.

05 August 2021

Several firms in cross-border water merger

UK company Waterlogic has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in London and New York, DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá, NLD Abogados in Santiago and McConnell Valdés LLC in San Juan to acquire Quality Water Service’s (QWS) operations in Chile, Colombia and Puerto Rico.

03 August 2021

State Grid completes US$3 billion purchase of Chile’s CGE

Chinese power company State Grid has relied on Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in Beijing and Claro y Cía in Santiago to complete its 2.6 billion euros (US$3 billion) acquisition of Spanish counterpart Naturgy’s stake in Chilean transmission group Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE).

30 July 2021

KPS Capital buys controlling stake in Tate & Lyle’s LatAm business

US investor KPS Capital Partners has turned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC, Macfarlanes LLP in London and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a controlling stake in global food supplier Tate & Lyle’s North American and Latin American operations for US$1.7 billion.

29 July 2021

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