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Deal reports 2019

Published June 2020

Latin Lawyer collected data on M&A, debt capital markets and equity capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. We present a series of league table reports for key markets, revealing the busiest firms in these areas by total deal volume and value. The league tables are accompanied by deal reports containing all deals that took place in 2019 and were submitted to Latin Lawyer, upon which we have based our findings.

M&A: league tables

M&A league table 2019: Brazil
M&A league table 2019: Brazil

M&A league table 2019: Brazil

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work in Brazil.

M&A league table 2019: Argentina
M&A league table 2019: Argentina

M&A league table 2019: Argentina

22 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here we present our findings for Argentina.

M&A league table 2019: Peru
M&A league table 2019: Peru

M&A league table 2019: Peru

23 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms scored a place on the most M&A work in Peru.

M&A league table 2019: Chile
M&A league table 2019: Chile

M&A league table 2019: Chile

24 June 2020

Latin Lawyer researched M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here we present our findings of who won the most work in Chile.

M&A league table 2019: Mexico
M&A league table 2019: Mexico

M&A league table 2019: Mexico

29 June 2020

Latin Lawyer collected data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here we present who won the most work in Mexico according to our findings.

M&A league table 2019: Colombia
M&A league table 2019: Colombia

M&A league table 2019: Colombia

26 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America in 2019. Here, we present the firms that won the most work in Colombia.

M&A league table 2019: Uruguay
M&A league table 2019: Uruguay

M&A league table 2019: Uruguay

30 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America over 2019. Here, we present the firms that won the most work in Uruguay.

M&A league table 2019: international firms
M&A league table 2019: international firms

M&A league table 2019: international firms

06 July 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here we present our findings for the international firms that won the most work on deals taking place in the region.

M&A: deals

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M&A report Brazil: January-February 2019

20 May 2019

Eighteen international law firms and 39 Brazilian outfits have helped steer 56 M&A deals that were announced, signed or closed in January and February, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019
M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

23 May 2019

Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Closed M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December
Closed M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

Closed M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 22 multijurisdictional M&A deals that closed in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was US$2.5 billion.

Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December
Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 14 multijurisdictional M&A deals that were signed or announced in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was nearly US$15 billion.

Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December
Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 166 Brazilian M&A deals that were signed and announced between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, the combined deal value of signed and announced deals was over US$100 billion.

Closed M&A deals Brazil: March-December
Closed M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Closed M&A deals Brazil: March-December

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 250 M&A deals that closed in Brazil between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$30 billion.

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019

19 June 2020

Below we present all M&A deals that were closed, signed or announced in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic between March and December 2019.

M&A deals in Ecuador: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Ecuador: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Ecuador: March-December 2019

19 June 2020

Below we present M&A deals that closed in Ecuador between March and December 2019. 

M&A deals in Paraguay: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Paraguay: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Paraguay: March-December 2019

19 June 2020

Below we present M&A deals that closed in Paraguay between March and December 2019. 

M&A deals in Argentina: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Argentina: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Argentina: March-December 2019

22 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 30 M&A deals that closed in Argentina between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$519 million.

M&A deals in Peru: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Peru: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Peru: March-December 2019

23 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 29 M&A deals that closed in Peru between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$5.6 billion.

M&A deals in Chile: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Chile: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Chile: March-December 2019

24 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 48 M&A deals that closed in Chile between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, the transactions had a combined value of US$4.5 billion.

M&A deals in Mexico: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Mexico: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Mexico: March-December 2019

29 June 2020

Latin Lawyer's data shows that 44 M&A deals closed in Mexico between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, those transactions had a combined value of some US$22 billion.

M&A deals in Colombia: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Colombia: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Colombia: March-December 2019

26 June 2020

According to Latin Lawyer data, 45 M&A deals closed in Colombia between March and December 2019. When counting only the deal values made public, the combined value exceeded US$7.6 billion.

M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019

30 June 2020

Latin Lawyer's data shows that four M&A deals closed in Uruguay between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, those transactions had a combined value of US$275 million.

Debt capital markets: league tables

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms
Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

09 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Peru
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Peru

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Peru

29 May 2020

In the latest of Latin Lawyer’s debt capital markets league tables, we present our findings for Peru.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia

22 May 2020

We present our findings on the Colombian debt capital markets space for 2019, revealing the firms involved in the most transactions and highest value deals, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico

26 May 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present our findings for Mexico.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Brazil
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Brazil

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Brazil

28 May 2020

We present our findings on which Brazilian law firms worked on the most and highest value debt capital markets deals in 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile

19 May 2020

In the latest of a series of debt capital markets league tables, we present our findings for Chile. Morales & Besa had the highest combined deal value of any Chilean law firm in 2019 and it also worked on the most debt transactions along with Prieto, according to Latin Lawyer’s data.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Argentina

14 May 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. In the first of a series of league tables for key markets, we present our findings for Argentina. Tanoira Cassagne Abogados worked on more debt capital markets transactions and had a higher combined deal value for those types of deals than any other Argentine law firm in 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s data.

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.

Debt capital markets: deals

Debt capital markets report Brazil: July-December
Debt capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Debt capital markets report Brazil: July-December

28 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 252 debt capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of more than US$52 billion.

Debt capital markets report Peru: July-December
Debt capital markets report Peru: July-December

Debt capital markets report Peru: July-December

29 May 2020

Latin Lawyer's findings show that a total of 20 debt capital markets deals took place in Peru between July and December 2019, worth a combined value of US$5 billion. 

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December
Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

26 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December
Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December

Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December

22 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded five debt capital markets deals in Colombia from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2.1 billion.

Debt capital markets report Mexico: July-December
Debt capital markets report Mexico: July-December

Debt capital markets report Mexico: July-December

26 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 41 debt capital markets deals in Mexico from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$3 billion.

Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December
Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December

Debt capital markets report Argentina: July-December

14 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 41 debt capital markets deals in Argentina from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2.2 billion.

Debt capital markets report multijurisdictional: July-December
Debt capital markets report multijurisdictional: July-December

Debt capital markets report multijurisdictional: July-December

19 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 5 multijurisdictional debt capital markets deals in Latin America from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2 billion.

Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December
Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December

Debt capital markets report Chile: July-December

19 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 20 debt capital markets deals in Chile from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$8.1 billion.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 53 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$18.7 billion.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 47 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$11.7 billion.

Debt capital markets report Brazil: May-June
Debt capital markets report Brazil: May-June

Debt capital markets report Brazil: May-June

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 109 debt transactions in Brazil between May and June, worth a combined US$19.9 billion

Debt capital markets report Brazil: March-April
Debt capital markets report Brazil: March-April

Debt capital markets report Brazil: March-April

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 74 debt transactions in Brazil between March and April, worth a combined US$21.5 billion

Argentine firms lead Spanish-speaking debt markets round up
Argentine firms lead Spanish-speaking debt markets round up

Argentine firms lead Spanish-speaking debt markets round up

10 May 2019

Argentine firms have recorded the highest number of debt capital markets deals in January and February, making them the busiest players in Spanish-speaking Latin America for four consecutive months.

Mattos Filho tops Latin Lawyer’s latest debt capital markets round up
Mattos Filho tops Latin Lawyer’s latest debt capital markets round up

Mattos Filho tops Latin Lawyer’s latest debt capital markets round up

08 May 2019

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados was the Brazilian firm with the highest combined total value and volume of debt capital markets deals in January and February this year, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest reporting.

Equity capital markets: league tables

Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?
Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?

Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?

11 June 2020

Latin Lawyer tracked equity capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we reveal which Brazilian and international law firms won the most work.

Equity capital markets: deals

Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay equity capital markets report: July-December
Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay equity capital markets report: July-December

Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay equity capital markets report: July-December

11 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 10 Latin American equity capital markets deals outside Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of more than US$5 billion.

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December
Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

11 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 59 equity capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of nearly US$24 billion.

International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up
International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up

International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up

16 May 2019

The number of international law firms involved in Latin America equity capital markets transactions increased significantly in January and February compared to the two previous months, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Mexico’s Creel García-Cuéllar leads LatAm equity capital markets table
Mexico’s Creel García-Cuéllar leads LatAm equity capital markets table

Mexico’s Creel García-Cuéllar leads LatAm equity capital markets table

15 March 2019

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC steered the most equity capital markets transactions in Latin America throughout November and December, followed by local counterpart Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão.

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

11 September 2019

Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.