Topic: Cross-border M&A

Landmark Uruguayan tech M&A calls on multiple LatAm firms

US digital consultancy company Perficient has hired PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Buenos Aires, Santiago and Montevideo and Colombian firm CUVAL Abogados to acquire Uruguayan software development business Overactive for US$101 million, obtaining assets in several Latin American jurisdictions.

15 November 2021

Santander lists Brazilian payments business on B3 and Nasdaq

Santander has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to spin off its Brazilian merchant payment business Getnet and list its shares on the São Paulo and Nasdaq stock exchanges.

12 November 2021

DLA Piper and Lembeye steer Swiss-Chilean renewables deal

Swiss private fund manager SUSI Partners has enlisted DLA Piper (Chile) to acquire a portfolio of solar and wind assets in Chile from local renewables developer Biwo Renovables.

12 November 2021

US fibre optic provider Transtelco buys Mexican assets

Texan broadband provider Transtelco has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Toronto and DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano in Mexico City to acquire Mexican telecommunications operator Maxcom and launch a tender offer to buy the target company’s outstanding notes.

11 November 2021

Tenaris sale in the US calls on Pillsbury and Mitrani Caballero

Japanese manufacturer Maruichi Steel Tube has hired Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in New York to buy US-based Geneva Structural Tubes from Argentine counterpart Tenaris for some US$24 million.

08 November 2021

Uruguayan firms help software company enter South America

International software group Jonas Software has enlisted Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire local IT companies GeneXus Consulting and K2B, marking its entry into South America.

05 November 2021

Chile conditionally approves LATAM-Delta joint venture

Chile’s competition tribunal has greenlit a trans-American joint venture between Delta Air Lines and LATAM Airlines, conditioned on behavioural measures intended to prevent information exchange and potential price increases.

03 November 2021

Several firms steer Mexico-US tomato grower JV

Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has helped local agribusiness Grupo Ganfer enter into a joint venture with NatureSweet, a US grower and seller of tomatoes.

03 November 2021

Accenture buys assets in Brazil and Argentina

Irish-based professional services company Accenture has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to expand in Latin America by acquiring assets in Argentina and Brazil in two separate deals.

01 November 2021

Chinese food company sells Uruguayan assets

Chinese state-owned food processing company Cofco International has hired Guyer & Regules to sell its Uruguayan business to local company Sulten.

28 October 2021

Get unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content