Topic: Cross-border M&A

Ferrere steers Irish construction group’s entry to Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of Irish constructor Kingspan acquire Uruguayan insulation group Bromyros.

10 February 2021

Two firms in rare Argentine investment in Miami

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has helped a group of Argentine investors acquire a majority stake in Miami-based food distributor Alimentos Australes.

09 February 2021

China Three Gorges moves to up stake in Peru’s Luz del Sur

Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has helped Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges launch a US$569 million bid to acquire an additional stake in the Andean country’s largest electricity company, Luz del Sur.

08 February 2021

Latham and Miranda & Amado steer Peruvian oil block sale

Three Latham & Watkins LLP offices and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima have helped Colombian oil company Ecopetrol and South Korean counterpart Korea National Oil sell Offshore International Group (OIG) – which operates oil fields in Peru – to US investor De Jong Capital.

05 February 2021

Norwegian investor buys Chilean renewables in billion-dollar deal

Slaughter & May in London and Claro & Cía in Santiago have helped Norwegian renewables investor Aker Horizons snap up Chilean wind and solar assets by acquiring a controlling stake in Ireland’s Mainstream Renewables for 1 billion euros (US$1.1 billion).

03 February 2021

Several firms in Canada-Chile waste management deal

Canadian waste management company EBI Operations has hired Lavery Lawyers in Montreal and Honorato Delaveau in Santiago to acquire a majority stake in Chilean counterpart Cosemar Group.

03 February 2021

US gas company makes splash in Brazilian LNG with US$5 billion deal

Three Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped New Fortress Energy boost its Brazilian liquefied natural gas (LNG) portfolio by acquiring three counterparts as part of a US$5 billion deal that sets it up to be Brazil’s leading gas-to-power company.

02 February 2021

Several LatAm firms in worldwide Fiat-Peugeot merger

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in London and New York and three Linklaters offices have helped Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot, respectively, in their US$38 billion global merger, which also called on several Latin American law firms.

25 January 2021

French investor buys into Brazil’s largest PPP

French investment fund STOA has hired Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Washington DC and Paris and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo to acquire a minority stake in São Paulo metro concessionaire Linha Universidade – Brazil’s largest public-private partnership project (PPP) – from Spain’s Acciona.

25 January 2021

US private equity invests in Chilean medical equipment company

Claro & Cía has helped US private equity company Australis Partners buy a majority share in Chilean science and medical equipment company Galénica.

25 January 2021

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