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.
Peruvian law firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped Spanish engineering group Ezentis extend an existing syndicated loan worth 123 million euros (US$136 million).
Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held earlier this month in São Paulo.
Carey in Santiago and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Chilean bank BCI open a Peruvian branch.
Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has strengthened its disputes group by hiring a former practice head from Benites, Vargas & Ugaz Abogados, while at the same time boosting its corporate practice with a promotion.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, Brigard Urrutia in Santiago and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped US private equity firm Carlyle acquire kids’ entertainment company Coney Park from the owner of Peru’s El Comercio newspaper.
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.
Latin Lawyer recorded 47 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$11.7 billion.
Argentine, Chilean, Mexican and Peruvian firms have landed roles in the closing of Spanish investment manager Asterion’s global data centre deal with Telefónica and the associated acquisition loan.
German transport company Fraport has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) to increase its majority stake in the concessionaire operating Lima’s international airport for US$45 million.