Topic: Cross-border M&A

Multiple firms in cross-border Peruvian logistics acquisition

Global alternative investment group HIG Capital has relied on Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York, RocaJunyent in Madrid, Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima, Ferrere in Bolivia and CorralRosales in Ecuador to purchase a majority stake in Peruvian third-party logistics company Grupo Ransa.

17 November 2021

South African miner enters LatAm with US$1 billion buy in Brazil

South African precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater Group has enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo to acquire Brazilian mining assets from UK private equity fund Appian Capital for US$1 billion.

16 November 2021

Cuatrecasas and CMS Carey & Allende in Andean solar purchase

Cuatrecasas in Lima and Bogotá has helped Malaysian energy infrastructure developer Yinson acquire shares in a Colombian solar farm from Chilean renewables developer Verano Capital.

16 November 2021

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

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