05 September 2019
It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.
29 August 2019
A discounted early booking rate for Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity – which takes place on Tuesday 8 October in New York – expires tomorrow.
06 August 2019
The managing director and head of Latin America at private equity investor General Atlantic will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity, which takes place in October in New York.
19 July 2019
German transport company Fraport has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) to increase its majority stake in the concessionaire operating Lima’s international airport for US$45 million.
18 July 2019
Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera were raided last week by investigators probing alleged bribes paid by scandal-hit Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to government officials in Peru, in connection with the Gasoducto Sur Peruano and Gasoducto Andino del Sur pipeline projects.
10 July 2019
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped Peruvian gas company Solgas obtain a loan worth 303 million soles (US$91 million).
05 June 2019
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped shopping centre chain Mall Aventura get project finance to fund the construction of a new centre in northern Peru worth US$47 million.
23 May 2019
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.
13 May 2019
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped subsidiaries of real estate companies Grupo Algeciras and Grupo BSF obtain a loan of US$75 million in Peru.
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.