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.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Chinese state-owned investor Silk Road Fund has hired Alessandri in Santiago, while compatriot food services company JoyVio Group has taken counsel from Chinese law firm Grandall and Chile’s Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, in the companies’ joint purchase of Chile’s largest listed salmon farming company for just shy of US$1 billion.
Carey’s football team has won a tournament organised by the Chilean Women Lawyers Football League.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped Swiss insurer Chubb enter a 15-year distribution agreement with Banco de Chile.
CMS Carey & Allende has helped Chilean casino operator Sun Dreams acquire counterpart Marina del Sol.
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.
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.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped US broadcaster Turner acquire Chile’s largest sport broadcaster, securing the transmission rights to the Chilean football league for the next 15 years.
Chile’s government has named former private practice lawyer and academic Ricardo Riesco as the head of the country’s competition agency.