Topic: Cross-border M&A

Cargill catches minority stake in Chilean fishing group

US food producer Cargill has turned to Baker McKenzie (Chile) to acquire a 24.5% stake in the salmon farming subsidiary of Chilean food producer Multiexport for US$290 million.

23 March 2022

US investor becomes major shareholder in Botafogo football club

US businessman John Textor has turned to Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian football club Botafogo for 1.3 billion reais (US$259 million).

21 March 2022

SoftBank continues investment spree with Brazilian food start-up

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have advised Japan’s SoftBank as lead investor in a US$25 million financing round for Brazilian food purchasing start-up Trela.

18 March 2022

German printing company expands in LatAm with Brazil buy

Hamburg-headquartered All4Labels has hired Lefosse in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to acquire Brazilian printing counterpart Flexoprint.

18 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

FEMSA expands in Chile with convenience store buy

Guerrero Olivos has helped Mexican retail and beverages company FEMSA bolster its presence in Chile by acquiring local convenience store brand OK Market.

16 March 2022

Australia’s BikeExchange buys Colombian bicycle company

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped BikeExchange Colombia (Becol) sell the remaining 50% stake in the business to the Australian online cycle marketplace BikeExchange, making the buyer its sole owner.

15 March 2022

777 Partners invests in Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has helped US investor 777 Partners acquire a controlling stake in Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama for 700 million reais (US$137 million).

14 March 2022

Peruvian PE group buys remaining stake in Colombian recycler

Posse Herrera Ruiz has helped Peruvian fund Nexus Group acquire the remaining stake in Bogotá-based recycling company Apropet, making the private equity investor its sole owner.

10 March 2022

Itaú Unibanco buys Colombian assets from Chile's CorpGroup

Itaú Unibanco has turned to Baraona Marshall & Cía in Santiago and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire a stake in one of its subsidiaries from Chilean financial holding company CorpGroup for US$414 million.

09 March 2022

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