Claro & Cía in Santiago has helped multinational mining group Anglo American agree a new governance framework with Chilean state-owned counterpart Codelco over the two businesses’ neighbouring mining sites.
US healthcare provider UnitedHealth has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Carey in Santiago to buy full control of three Colombian healthcare entities.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Chilean firm Carey has helped Teck Resources obtain US$2.5 billion in project financing to develop one of the world's largest undeveloped copper deposits.
Firms in Chile, Mexico and Peru have confirmed their role in a US$616 million data centre sale by Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica to a US investment group.
Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.
Argentine firms have recorded the highest number of debt capital markets deals in January and February, making them the busiest players in Spanish-speaking Latin America for four consecutive months.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.
Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, and Brussels; Carey in Santiago and Aguilar Castillo Love’s offices in Tegucigalpa and San José have helped Disney obtain antitrust approval for its US$71.3 billion global merger with 21st Century Fox in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica.
The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2019 reveal some of Latin America’s leading private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
Carey and Fontaine y Cía have helped insurance company MetLife Chile acquire Apoquindo 2929, a major corporate building in Santiago, for US$90 million.