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Brazilian real estate company invests in Florida
Brazilian real estate company invests in Florida

Brazilian real estate company invests in Florida

03 October 2019

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.

Saltillo gets HSBC led loan
Saltillo gets HSBC led loan

Saltillo gets HSBC led loan

19 September 2019

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. 

Laureate sells university in Panama
Laureate sells university in Panama

Laureate sells university in Panama

20 August 2019

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.

US-Venezuela flight ban has far reaching consequences
US-Venezuela flight ban has far reaching consequences

US-Venezuela flight ban has far reaching consequences

05 August 2019

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.

Mexico’s Fibra UNO gets first LatAm sustainability-linked loan
Mexico’s Fibra UNO gets first LatAm sustainability-linked loan

Mexico’s Fibra UNO gets first LatAm sustainability-linked loan

31 July 2019

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.

Glencore brings second ICSID claim against Colombia
Glencore brings second ICSID claim against Colombia

Glencore brings second ICSID claim against Colombia

12 July 2019

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.

Brazilian food chain seeks chapter 15 recognition amid fraud claims
Brazilian food chain seeks chapter 15 recognition amid fraud claims

Brazilian food chain seeks chapter 15 recognition amid fraud claims

09 July 2019

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.

Fibra UNO makes international debt offering
Fibra UNO makes international debt offering

Fibra UNO makes international debt offering

03 July 2019

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.

DLA Piper and Holland & Knight use Colombia presence in refinancing
DLA Piper and Holland & Knight use Colombia presence in refinancing

DLA Piper and Holland & Knight use Colombia presence in refinancing

01 July 2019

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.

Engie gets US$8.7 billion for Petrobras pipeline buy as privatisations gain momentum
Engie gets US$8.7 billion for Petrobras pipeline buy as privatisations gain momentum

Engie gets US$8.7 billion for Petrobras pipeline buy as privatisations gain momentum

24 June 2019

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.