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Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

23 March 2016

As we round up our tour of the region’s legal markets following the publication of the 18th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, today we look at Venezuela.

PDVSA taps Gazprombank for financing
PDVSA taps Gazprombank for financing

PDVSA taps Gazprombank for financing

06 December 2013

Venezuela’s state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has turned to the Caracas, Washington, DC, London and Moscow offices of Hogan Lovells LLP to agree a US$1 billion financing contract with Russia's Gazprombank, aimed at boosting the country's flagging oil production.

SK Capital investment ties up 17 LatAm firms
SK Capital investment ties up 17 LatAm firms

SK Capital investment ties up 17 LatAm firms

12 November 2013

US private equity firm SK Capital’s acquisition of three businesses from Swiss chemicals company Clariant, which was finalised earlier this month, drew on counsel from eight jurisdictions across Latin America.

Curtis, Pillsbury and Rodríguez in PDVSA oil financing
Curtis, Pillsbury and Rodríguez in PDVSA oil financing

Curtis, Pillsbury and Rodríguez in PDVSA oil financing

07 June 2013

Petroboscan, a mixed capital company in which Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) is the majority shareholder, has turned to regular counsel Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP to secure a US$2 billion loan from Chevron.

Venezuelan firms in Smurfit Kappa issuance
Venezuelan firms in Smurfit Kappa issuance

Venezuelan firms in Smurfit Kappa issuance

11 October 2012

Venezuela’s Rodriguez & Mendoza and the London office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP have helped European corrugated packaging company Smurfit Kappa issue bonds worth 250 million euros (US$323 million) in a private placement.

LACCA Approved results taking shape
LACCA Approved results taking shape

LACCA Approved results taking shape

16 July 2012

The initial results of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)’s dedicated external counsel recommendation system – LACCA Approved – are taking shape, with a broad range of results submitted by members across the region.

Five firms in Venezuelan oil buy
Five firms in Venezuelan oil buy

Five firms in Venezuelan oil buy

26 June 2012

White & Case LLP, acting through its Singapore, London and New York offices, and Venezuela’s Rodriguez & Mendoza have advised Indonesia’s national oil company, PT Pertamina, in the purchase of Harvest Natural Resources’ stake in a joint venture with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

26 April 2012

Today one of the region’s more complex legal markets, Venezuela, is the subject of our daily analysis of the coverage in the new edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.

Masters of M&A
Masters of M&A

Masters of M&A

13 April 2012

Much of Latin America emerged largely unscathed from the global financial crisis and continues to feature a host of countries experiencing economic growth rates the US and Europe can only dream of. So it is little surprise that increasing numbers of multinationals should look to the region in search of new markets and higher returns on investment. Joe Rowley takes a look at the leading M&A lawyers best equipped to help acquisitive companies seal the deal

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will
Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will

13 March 2012

Running a law firm or a legal department in today’s Venezuela has gone so far beyond ‘complex’ that maintaining a positive outlook would seem impossible. But, finds Clare Bolton, a fair number of Caracas’s lawyers think the glass just might be half full