Topic: Cross-border M&A

Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi advise on global chemicals buy

Three offices of Baker McKenzie LLP and Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe have helped the chemicals branch of Malaysian oil giant Petronas acquire Swedish chemicals group Perstorp.

10 June 2022

Gold Fields-Yamana merger calls on multiple LatAm firms

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has helped South African miner Gold Fields acquire Canadian counterpart Yamana Gold for US$5.7 billion in a deal that gives it assets across several jurisdictions in the region.

09 June 2022

Canadian Solar sells Brazilian assets to Chinese investor

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped renewables group Canadian Solar sell a majority stake in two greenfield solar projects in Brazil to State Power Investment Corporation of China (SPIC).

09 June 2022

Eneva acquires Brazilian power plant for US$2.2 billion

Brazilian electricity company Eneva has hired Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper to buy the Porto de Sergipe power plant for 10.2 billion reais (US$2.2 billion) from New Fortress Energy and Ebrasil.

07 June 2022

Advent sells Mexican pharma group to Colombia’s Procaps

Five offices of Greenberg Traurig LLP have helped Colombian pharmaceutical group Procaps acquire Mexican counterpart Grupo Somar from private equity fund Advent International.

07 June 2022

Multiple firms in cross-border berry business buy

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped Canada’s largest pension fund manager PSP Investment acquire a majority stake in Peruvian agribusiness HFE Berries from Chile's Hortifrut.

07 June 2022

Nestlé acquires Brazilian foodtech Puravida

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped international food producer Nestlé buy Brazilian foodtech company Puravida from São Paulo-based private equity group Aqua Capital.

06 June 2022

Emergent Cold continues LatAm expansion with Guatemala

Latin American refrigerated storage provider Emergent Cold has hired BLP (Guatemala) and EY Law in San José and Guatemala City to buy counterpart Bodegas Frías.

06 June 2022

Cosan subsidiary enters US lubricant market

Seven offices of Paul Hastings LLP have helped Moove, a subsidiary of Brazilian energy giant Cosan, acquire US lubricant distributor PetroChoice for US$479 million.

27 May 2022

Glencore subsidiary pulls out of LatAm rice industry

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Etcheverrito in Montevideo have helped Argentine agribusiness Adecoagro buy Glencore subsidiary Viterra’s rice business in Argentina and Uruguay through a deal worth US$38 million.

26 May 2022

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