Holland & Knight LLP across four US offices and Demarest Advogadosin São Paulo have helped Brazilian real estate developer MRV Engenharia acquire a controlling stake in US counterpart AHS Residential, in a deal worth up to US$255 million.
Thompson & Knight LLP in New York, Santamarina y Steta in Monterrey and Cuatrecasas in Barcelona have helped Mexican conglomerate Grupo Industrial Saltillo obtain a US$245 million loan from a group of lenders led by HSBC.
US university provider Laureate Education has hired Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in Panama City to sell a university in Panama for nearly US$87 million.
Carriers and agents that help customers purchase indirect flights between the US and Venezuela may fall afoul of a tough US order than bans flights between the two countries, warns Anita Mosner, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP’s Washington, DC office.
Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Mexico City has helped Mexico’s largest real estate trust Fibra UNO obtain a US$1.1 billion sustainability-linked loan (SLL), which is the first ever in Latin America.
Swiss commodities trader Glencore has filed a second International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia, this time over the construction and maintenance of a port facility – while a US investor has applied to annul an ICSID award dismissing its claim against Uruguay on jurisdictional grounds.
A high-end Brazilian steakhouse chain, whose former executives have been accused of conspiring to defraud two public pension funds, is seeking recognition for its bankruptcy in New York.
Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Mexico City has helped Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra UNO in its debt offering worth US$1 billion in senior notes.
Colombia’s Termomorichal has hired DLA Piper LLP in Puerto Rico and Bogotá to obtain refinancing for a power project that supplies an Ecopetrol oil field in eastern Colombia.
Jones Day in New York and São Paulo and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped French energy conglomerate Engie obtain finance worth US$8.7 billion to conclude its acquisition of Brazil’s largest gas pipeline company TAG after a critical Supreme Court ruling.