Topic: Cross-border M&A

Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi steer global food processing buy

Icelandic food processing company Marel has hired six Baker McKenzie LLP offices in the US and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire Wenger Manufacturing, a pet food and plant-based protein producer, in a global deal worth US$540 million.

12 May 2022

US-based HR services provider buys Mexican counterpart

US customer and employee management company Medallia has turned to Avendaño Abogados, SC to purchase Mexican counterpart CXTeam.

11 May 2022

Ferrere and Brigard Urrutia help Emergent Cold expand in LatAm

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire cold storage facilities in Uruguay and Colombia in two separate deals, expanding its presence across the region.

09 May 2022

Mubadala sells gold mining assets in Colombia

Canadian mining company Aris Gold has turned to Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá to acquire a minority stake in a Colombian mining venture from Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, a deal worth US$100 million.

09 May 2022

Colombian counsel stars in US$3 billion cross-border shipping buy

French container ship group CMA CGM has called on three offices of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to acquire assets from US supply chain services provider Ingram Micro in a global deal worth US$3 billion.

09 May 2022

Multiple firms steer Canada-Brazil metals purchase agreement

Canada’s South Star Battery Metals has enlisted Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Veirano Advogados in São Paulo to enter a metals purchase and sales agreement with mining fund Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty for the development of its Santa Cruz graphite project in Brazil.

05 May 2022

Brazilian biotech SuperBac merges with US SPAC

XPAC Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), has enlisted US firm Shearman & Sterling LLP, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and Maples Group in the Cayman Islands to combine with Brazilian biotech company SuperBac.

03 May 2022

Camil snaps up Uruguayan fruit company

Brazilian food producer Camil Alimentos has hired Guyer & Regules to acquire Uruguayan dried fruit business Silcom.

03 May 2022

Grupo Bimbo sells confectionery business to Mondelēz

US snack food company Mondelēz has hired Hogan Lovells (Mexico) to buy Grupo Bimbo's confectionery business for 27 billion pesos (US$1.3 billion).

29 April 2022

Patria acquires majority stake in Colombian healthcare group

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped Brazilian private equity fund Patria Investimentos acquire a majority stake in Colombian healthcare group Bienestar IPS.

27 April 2022

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