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Latham poaches LatAm co-head from Clifford Chance
Latham poaches LatAm co-head from Clifford Chance

Latham poaches LatAm co-head from Clifford Chance

20 January 2021

Latham & Watkins LLP has hired two partners from Clifford Chance LLP, including that firm’s former Latin America practice co-chair Gianluca Bacchiocchi, adding firepower to its regional corporate and finance practice.

White & Case in Sempra bid to buy Mexico's IEnova for US$5.8 billion
White & Case in Sempra bid to buy Mexico's IEnova for US$5.8 billion

White & Case in Sempra bid to buy Mexico's IEnova for US$5.8 billion

20 January 2021

White & Case LLP in New York, Houston and Mexico City has helped US company Sempra Energy launch an offer to acquire the remaining stake in Mexican natural gas company IEnova for US$5.8 billion.

Still time to nominate for Deal of the Year 2020
Still time to nominate for Deal of the Year 2020

Still time to nominate for Deal of the Year 2020

20 January 2021

The deadline to submit nominations for our annual Deal of the Year Awards has been extended until 22 January. Read on to find out how to submit your winning deals.

Souza Mello and Almeida Advogados in Brazilian telecoms tower deal
Souza Mello and Almeida Advogados in Brazilian telecoms tower deal

Souza Mello and Almeida Advogados in Brazilian telecoms tower deal

20 January 2021

Souza, Mello e Torres has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of multinational telecoms infrastructure company IHS Towers buy local counterpart Skysites.

IDB Invest backs dairy sector financing in Uruguay
IDB Invest backs dairy sector financing in Uruguay

IDB Invest backs dairy sector financing in Uruguay

20 January 2021

Uruguayan savings and credit cooperative Proleco has hired Posadas, Posadas & Vecino to structure a financing programme to support investment in the country’s dairy sector.

Telefónica sells assets to American Tower in US$9.4 billion deal
Telefónica sells assets to American Tower in US$9.4 billion deal

Telefónica sells assets to American Tower in US$9.4 billion deal

19 January 2021

US telecoms infrastructure company American Tower has hired three Allen & Overy LLP offices, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires, Brazil’s Pinheiro Neto Advogados and DLA Piper LLP in Santiago and Lima to acquire the communication tower division of Telefónica’s subsidiary Telxius for US$9.4 billion.

Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Arias, which promotes three to partner
Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Arias, which promotes three to partner

Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Arias, which promotes three to partner

19 January 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love (El Salvador) has doubled its partnership by hiring a senior associate from Arias (El Salvador), which has made three new partners across its San Salvador and San José offices through promotions.

Four firms in Chilean cable car financing
Four firms in Chilean cable car financing

Four firms in Chilean cable car financing

19 January 2021

Garrigues (Chile), Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Fontaine & Cia Abogados have helped a local cable car concessionaire obtain a US$98 million loan.

Rebaza Alcázar and Echecopar return for Peruvian fishing loan
Rebaza Alcázar and Echecopar return for Peruvian fishing loan

Rebaza Alcázar and Echecopar return for Peruvian fishing loan

19 January 2021

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped fishing company Pesquera Hayduk get a US$100 million credit facility, the proceeds of which the company will use to repay existing debt.

LatAm-focused PAG Law grows New York office
LatAm-focused PAG Law grows New York office

LatAm-focused PAG Law grows New York office

18 January 2021

US venture capital boutique PAG Law has strengthened its Brazil offering by appointing two new counsel, including Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados’ former New York resident partner.