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CMPC plants JV with German company
CMPC plants JV with German company

CMPC plants JV with German company

09 September 2019

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago has helped Chilean pulp and paper company CMPC establish a joint venture with German logistics company Gusco.

US and Emirati companies form JV for broadband services in Brazil
US and Emirati companies form JV for broadband services in Brazil

US and Emirati companies form JV for broadband services in Brazil

03 June 2019

White & Case LLP in New York and KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados in São Paulo have helped US communications company Hughes enter a joint venture agreement with Emirati satellite operator Yahsat to improve broadband services in Brazil.

Exposing the gap
Exposing the gap

Exposing the gap

23 May 2019

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Carlyle’s minority purchase of Spanish O&G company draws LatAm firms
Carlyle’s minority purchase of Spanish O&G company draws LatAm firms

Carlyle’s minority purchase of Spanish O&G company draws LatAm firms

14 May 2019

At least six firms – including outfits from Brazil, Colombia and Peru – are helping the energy arm of US private equity group Carlyle acquire up to 40% of Spanish oil and gas company Cepsa from United Arab Emirates-owned sovereign wealth fund Mubadala.

China Three Gorges consortium gets dam refinancing in Peru
China Three Gorges consortium gets dam refinancing in Peru

China Three Gorges consortium gets dam refinancing in Peru

07 May 2019

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Hong Kong and Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera have helped a consortium led by state-owned China Three Gorges (CTG) obtain refinancing worth US$850 million following its acquisition of the Chaglla dam.

Disney-Fox merger gets approval in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica
Disney-Fox merger gets approval in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica

Disney-Fox merger gets approval in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica

28 March 2019

Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, and Brussels; Carey in Santiago and Aguilar Castillo Love’s offices in Tegucigalpa and San José have helped Disney obtain antitrust approval for its US$71.3 billion global merger with 21st Century Fox in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica.  

Seven firms behind Bolivian telecoms sale
Seven firms behind Bolivian telecoms sale

Seven firms behind Bolivian telecoms sale

11 March 2019

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston and Ferrere (Bolivia) have helped Phoenix Tower International (PTI) enter an agreement to acquire 600 wireless communication towers in Bolivia for US$100 million.

White & Case hires A&O arbitration counsel
White & Case hires A&O arbitration counsel

White & Case hires A&O arbitration counsel

06 March 2019

In a further move to increase the fire power of its Latin American arbitration offering, White & Case LLP has hired a counsel from Allen & Overy LLP.

Eleven firms confirm counsel for Tianqi-SQM record-breaking deal
Eleven firms confirm counsel for Tianqi-SQM record-breaking deal

Eleven firms confirm counsel for Tianqi-SQM record-breaking deal

25 February 2019

The acquisition of a 24% stake in Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) by Chinese Lithium miner Tianqi for US$4.1 billion involved counsel from at least 11 firms, in a deal widely billed as the largest in Chilean stock market history.

Peru’s Talara gets US$1.3 billion syndicated loan
Peru’s Talara gets US$1.3 billion syndicated loan

Peru’s Talara gets US$1.3 billion syndicated loan

29 January 2019

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima have helped state-owned petrol company Petroperú obtain funding to modernise the Talara refinery in northern Peru.