Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados and Bofill Escobar Silva have helped a subsidiary of Chilean multinational retailer Falabella increase its stake in private healthcare company Clinica Las Condes for 76 billion pesos (US$95 million).
An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has reportedly granted a Costa Rican state entity’s request to dissolve its joint venture with a Chinese counterpart in a politically sensitive dispute over a cancelled US$1.5 billion project to upgrade an oil refinery – while related criminal proceedings continue.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados have helped dairy companies Quillayes and Surlat enter a joint venture in Chile.
Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados in Santiago have helped Canada’s Lundin Mining increase an existing loan agreement to US$800 million.
Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped real estate investment fund BTG Pactual Renta buy a 25% stake in shopping centre operator VivoCorp for US$91 million.
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Finnish industrial machinery company Metso acquire the services division of Chilean mining technology company HighService.
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.
Chile’s Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados has participated for the first time in a challenge organised by local clearing house Fundación Pro Bono, where it has chosen to provide legal support for a local hospital and its elderly patients.
An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) annulment committee has upheld a US$36 million award that held Venezuela liable for expropriation and denial of justice in a dispute over a Caribbean airport.
Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados has helped Chilean private equity group Kinza Capital and asset manager Altis Principal Investments purchase the logistics and transport business of local counterpart Bethia.