Cement maker Elementia has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, New York and Washington, DC to sell certain US assets to building materials supplier Lehigh Hanson, in a deal worth US$151 million.
Ferrere (Bolivia)and Beccar Varelain Buenos Aires have helped Unilever acquire the home- and personal-care business of Bolivian company Astrix.
Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Miami office has hired a general counsel from packaging company Grupo Phoenix and an associate from US firm Carlton Fields to bolster its corporate and compliance offerings for Latin America.
Latin Lawyer recorded 53 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$18.7 billion.
Greenberg Traurig LLP's New York office has hired a Chilean native as partner for its Latin American practice from Hogan Lovells LLP.
Greenberg Traurig LLP in Chicago and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity fund Walton Street Capital acquire a Mexican resort.
Greenberg Traurig LLP has appointed the managing partner of its Mexico City office and a senior banking partner in New York as co-chairs of its Latin American practice.
Morrison & Foerster has poached Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Latin America partner Randy Bullard and three others to open an office in Miami and launch a Latin America group.
The former chair of Greenberg Traurig LLP’s global corporate practice and the co-founder of its Latin American and Iberian practice has moved to Japanese multinational Softbank after 25 years with the firm.
Eighteen international law firms and 39 Brazilian outfits have helped steer 56 M&A deals that were announced, signed or closed in January and February, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.