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Carlyle’s minority purchase of Spanish O&G company draws LatAm firms

Carlyle’s minority purchase of Spanish O&G company draws LatAm firms

14 May 2019

At least six firms – including outfits from Brazil, Colombia and Peru – are helping the energy arm of US private equity group Carlyle acquire up to 40% of Spanish oil and gas company Cepsa from United Arab Emirates-owned sovereign wealth fund Mubadala.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

11 April 2019

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

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.

Four firms behind Raízen financing

Four firms behind Raízen financing

05 April 2019

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo has helped Brazilian energy company Raízen obtain a US$500 million loan.

Seven firms in Alsea’s acquisition of Spanish restaurant chain

27 March 2019

DLA Piper LLP in New York and Mexico City, Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Garrigues in Mexico City have helped Mexican restaurant operator Alsea acquire Spanish counterpart Vips.

Linklaters promotes in São Paulo

Linklaters promotes in São Paulo

20 March 2019

International firm Linklaters has promoted an associate to partner, bolstering its corporate practice in São Paulo.

HSBC teams up with fintech provider in Mexico

15 March 2019

Linklaters in London and New York and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has advised HSBC México for the joint venture deal between its parent company and fintech group Global Payments.

Pan American Energy gets credit line in Mexico

14 March 2019

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has helped the Mexican subsidiary of Argentine oil company Pan American Energy obtain financing worth US$290 million.

Cescon Barrieu, Pinheiro Neto and Cleary top Brazil debt market table

Cescon Barrieu, Pinheiro Neto and Cleary top Brazil debt market table

13 March 2019

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados advised on more debt capital market deals reported to Latin Lawyer than any other Brazilian law firm in November and December last year, while Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ transactions had the highest combined value.

Petrobras sells US oil refining assets to Chevron

Petrobras sells US oil refining assets to Chevron

28 February 2019

Linklaters in New York has helped a US subsidiary of Brazilian oil company Petrobras sell hydrocarbon assets in Texas to Chevron in a deal worth US$562 million.