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.
Jones Day in Miami and Washington, DC, and Vouga Abogados in Asunción have helped Paraguayan energy company Copetrol obtain a US$130 million loan to partly fund its acquisition of Petrobras' downstream assets in the country.
Vouga Abogados in Asunción has helped local company Copetrol acquire all of Axion Energy’s petrol stations in Paraguay.
Olmedo Abogados in Asunción has helped Paraguay’s Banco Regional obtain a US$120 million loan, which it will use to finance projects in the country’s agriculture sector.
Vouga Abogados in Asunción has helped local energy company Copetrol acquire Petrobras’ distribution assets in Paraguay for US$383 million.
BKM | Berkemeyer has helped the joint venture company building Paraguay’s first public private partnership (PPP) project, Rutas del Este, obtain a bridge loan worth US$50 million.
Dorsey’s New York office and Vouga Abogados in Asunción have helped a joint venture between British media company Perform and US counterpart IMG make the winning bid to manage commercial rights for South America’s biggest football competitions, promising regional football confederation Conmebol a minimum revenue of US$1.4 billion between 2019 and 2022.
Tape Porã, a consortium of Paraguayan construction companies, has hired Vouga Abogados to obtain project bonds worth 350 billion guaraníes (US$63 million) for a toll road concession.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s Atlanta office and Paraguay's Peroni, Sosa, Tellechea, Burt & Narvaja has helped US telecoms provider American Tower Corporation (ATC) purchase 1,400 wireless communications towers for 700 billion guaraníes (US$125 million)
Paraguay’s Vouga Abogados has helped The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) grant a US$10 million credit facility to Paraguayan agricultural supplies company Agrofértil.