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 53 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$18.7 billion.
Chile’s Guerrero Olivos has opened an agribusiness practice, after noticing a gap in the market for multidisciplinary firms serving clients from the sector.
The former litigation head at Chile’s Guerrero Olivos has left to found his own litigation and arbitration boutique, a decision that has been in the pipeline for over two years.
Carey’s football team has won a tournament organised by the Chilean Women Lawyers Football League.
Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Garrigues in Madrid and Santiago have helped US energy investor Arroyo obtain acquisition financing worth US$70 million to buy and construct solar projects in Chile.
Chilean firm Guerrero Olivos and Peru’s Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas have helped multinational food producer Empresas Carozzi acquire Peruvian panettone manufacturer Corporación TDN for US$35 million.
Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most debt capital markets transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during November and December, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
From film screenings to network lunches to social media campaigns, firms across the region celebrated International Women’s Day on Friday. Some of them spoke to Latin Lawyer about how they marked the occasion.
The acquisition of a 24% stake in Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) by Chinese Lithium miner Tianqi for US$4.1 billion involved counsel from at least 11 firms, in a deal widely billed as the largest in Chilean stock market history.