Baker McKenzie LLP’s Chicago and Miami offices and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima have helped China Yangtze Power (CYP) buy US Sempra Energy’s Peruvian business for US$3.6 billion, in the largest overseas M&A transaction by a Chinese company in 2019.
Brazil’s attorney general, André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça, will deliver the morning keynote at Latin Lawyer Live 7th Annual Regional Project Finance conference, which takes place in Washington, DC, this December.
Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo and Garrigues (Peru) have helped a special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain project finance worth US$563 million to fund Consortium Nuevo Metro de Lima’s construction of a second metro line in Peru’s capital.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped Peruvian power company Kallpa Generación obtain a US$148 million loan from Banco de Crédito.
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.
Argentine, Chilean, Mexican and Peruvian firms have landed roles in the closing of Spanish investment manager Asterion’s global data centre deal with Telefónica and the associated acquisition loan.
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados and Martinot Abogados have helped Chinese-Peruvian joint venture YOFC sign a US$411 million financing agreement with the Peruvian government as part of public-private partnership to expand broadband services.