Topic: Cross-border M&A

Peru’s Hernández & Cía in UK architecture acquisition

UK architecture company Building Design Partnership (BDP) has enlisted Weightmans LLP in Newcastle and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima to acquire sports stadium design expert Pattern Design.

29 July 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Uber acquires remaining stake in Cornershop

Three Gunderson Dettmer offices in the US and DLA Piper (Chile) have helped grocery delivery start-up Cornershop sell the remaining stake in the company to Uber for US$1.4 billion.

26 July 2021

Several firms in Brazil-Chile waste management acquisition

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and Carey in Santiago have helped Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar purchase Chilean counterpart Disal and its subsidiary Suantras for a combined US$179 million.

23 July 2021

Brazil’s Hypera buys pharma portfolio from French counterpart

Brazilian pharmaceutical company Hypera Pharma has enlisted local firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to acquire 12 over-the-counter and prescription brands from French counterpart Sanofi for US$190 million.

22 July 2021

Argentine satellite company merges with US SPAC

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices and Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP in New York have helped Argentine satellite company Satellogic merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), making the Latin American business a publicly-listed entity.

21 July 2021

Brazil’s Tupy expands iron foundry business

Teskid Iron do Brasil, a subsidiary of automotive manufacturer Stellantis, has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to sell its Brazilian and Portuguese iron foundry businesses for 67.5 million euros (US$80 million) to local metal components maker Tupy.

20 July 2021

Several firms see out optician deal in Chile

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP has helped Dutch company GrandVision sell its Chilean operations, Rotter y Kraus, as part of its global merger with EssilorLuxottica, the world’s largest eyewear company.

20 July 2021

Multiple firms help Dutch paint company expand in Latin America

Dutch paint and coating company AkzoNobel has turned to Baker McKenzie (Colombia) and six offices of Central American law firm Arias to acquire Colombian counterpart Grupo Orbis.

16 July 2021

Consortium buys Pan American’s fuel stations in Uruguay

A consortium of Paraguayan, Uruguayan and Argentine companies has enlisted Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo and Vouga Abogados in Asunción to snap up Pan American Energy’s Uruguayan fuel station chain.

14 July 2021

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