Colombia’s Castro Leiva Rendón has helped transport operator Sotramac obtain a loan worth 233 billion pesos (US$64 million) to expand Cartagena’s bus rapid transit system TransCaribe.
Global law firm Dentons has announced combinations with Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena in Argentina and Uruguayan Latin Lawyer 250 firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause as it continues its expansion across Latin America.
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.
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.
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Colombia has helped Canada’s Avicanna, a cannabis research company, list on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Colombia’s Lloreda Camacho & Co have helped Continental Gold obtain a US$100 million loan.
Ten of Dentons’ 176 offices have helped French dairy company Lactalis acquire Aspen Pharmacare’s infant nutrition business for US$861 million.
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped the financial branch of Sweden’s Volvo Group provide a loan to a Colombian concessionaire for the purchase of Volvo buses.
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has hired a new director for its environmental practice in Bogotá by recruiting from Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia).