Work Area: Entertainment

Pérez Correa helps Mexican hotel host ATP tennis tournament

Pérez Correa González has helped Mexican hotel chain Olarena Hospitality seal an agreement to host the Los Cabos Open tournament, part of the international Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour.

13 September 2022

Televisa makes US$300 million tender offer

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in New York and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican mass media company Televisa make a US$300 million tender offer.

05 September 2022

Bichara e Motta advises on Lewandowki’s Barcelona transfer

Brazilian sports and entertainment law boutique Bichara e Motta Advogados has been involved in the transfer of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski to FC Barcelona, a deal worth some 50 million euros (US$51 million).

28 July 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Felsberg adds sports law counsel

Brazilian firm Felsberg Advogados has hired an entertainment and sports lawyer with both in-house and private practice experience as counsel.

13 June 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

Court approves first Brazilian football team debt restructuring

Lollato, Lopes, Rangel e Ribeiro Advogados has helped Chapecoense, a football club from the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, get approval from a local court to restructure debt worth 100 million reias (US$18 million), the first deal of its kind related to a Brazilian football team.

18 February 2022

Brazilian sportstech scores fantasy football funding from investors

Brazilian fantasy football company Rei do Pitaco has enlisted Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$32 million in an investment round led by American equity fund D1 Capital Partners.

27 January 2022

Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

Chilean firms in Ricky Martin skincare partnership

International pop star Ricky Martin has enlisted Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell in Chicago and Chilean firm Chirgwin to sign a partnership deal with Kumiko Skincare.

23 August 2021

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