Work Area: Insolvency & Restructuring

Chilean salmon farming company gets loan

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago has helped a syndicate of banks lend US$250 million to Chilean salmon farming company Salmones Multiexport.

22 January 2020

BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian banking group BTG Pactual acquire one of Brazil’s best-known business magazines, Exame, from national media conglomerate Grupo Abril in a bankruptcy auction.

20 January 2020

Brazil's Lupatech Chapter 15 closed for second time

A New York court has closed the Chapter 15 case of Brazilian oil and gas company Lupatech for the second time, after the case was reopened in 2018. By Jordan Fermanis 

16 January 2020

Brazil’s Constellation oil group completes global restructuring

Brazilian oil and gas services group Constellation has closed its US$1.5 billion global restructuring, ending more than two years of court proceedings in Brazil, the US and the British Virgin Islands.

08 January 2020

Miranda & Amado makes three new partners

Peruvian law firm Miranda & Amado Abogados has strengthened its finance, restructuring and regulatory practices by promoting three lawyers to partners.

07 January 2020

Felsberg absorbs litigation boutique in Rio

Brazil’s Felsberg Advogados has absorbed Périllier Advogados, strengthening its litigation offering and adding a partner to its ranks in Rio de Janeiro.

13 December 2019

Avianca reaches restructuring deal with creditors

A host of firms including Greenberg Traurig LLP, Milbank, Sidley Austin and Hughes Hubbard & Reed are advising on a debt restructuring for Colombian-Panamanian aviation group Avianca.

12 December 2019

Daimler rearranges corporate structure across Latin America

Hogan Lovells LLP in Munich, New York and São Paulo and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped German carmaker Daimler revamp its Latin American operations as part of a wider corporate rejig.

12 December 2019

Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring

Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister has struck a deal to restructure over US$500 million of its senior notes, with counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and a host of law firms throughout South America. By Jordan Fermanis.

10 December 2019


Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

20 November 2019

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