Work Area: Finance

Mexican supermarket Chedraui buys US retailer for US$620 million

A subsidiary of Mexican supermarket chain Grupo Comercial Chedraui has hired Bufete Robles Miaja, S.C. in Mexico City to acquire US grocery store Smart & Final for US$620 million.

21 May 2021

Nader Hayaux steers hotel acquisition financing

Mexican financial company SabCapital has hired Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to provide an acquisition financing to local businesses Controladora de Negocios and CHAG Construcciones for the purchase of a hotel on the Yucatán Peninsula.

20 May 2021

Familiar firms in Chilean US$2 billion sovereign bond offering

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago in its latest sovereign bond issuance, worth US$2 billion.

18 May 2021

Holland & Knight hires deputy GC from SoftBank’s LatAm fund

The former deputy general counsel of SoftBank’s Latin America fund, Enrique Conde, has moved to a partner position at Holland & Knight LLP in Miami.

17 May 2021

Argentina's Albanesi Energía gets refinancing

Argentine electricity company Albanesi Energía has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to refinance a US$175 million credit facility.

13 May 2021

Carey boosts labour and banking with promotions

Chilean law firm Carey has promoted two lawyers to partner, strengthening its labour and banking and finance groups.

07 May 2021

Brazil's Banco Modal launches IPO

Milbank in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped Banco Modal raise 1.2 billion reais (US$220 million) in an initial public offering on the B3 stock exchange.

07 May 2021

Second time lucky for WhatsApp payments in Brazil

WhatsApp’s payments platform in Brazil has won regulatory approval to operate, nearly a year after the Central Bank shut down its operations within days of launch.

07 May 2021

Peruvian gold miner digs out second loan extension

Peruvian law firm Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has advised Gold Fields La Cima, the local subsidiary of South African miner Gold Fields, on its second extension of a US$150 million loan obtained in 2017.

07 May 2021

Dutch investor snaps up Uruguay’s largest wind farm

Gómez-Acebo Pombo in Madrid and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped Dutch investment group DIF Capital Partners acquire a Uruguayan subsidiary of German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon in a deal that also involved a debt refinancing.

07 May 2021

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