Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Capelli Partners in Milan, Alfaro Abogados in Buenos Aires and Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro have helped French private equity investor Apax Partners acquire Italian biotechnological ingredients producer AEB from counterpart SK Capital.
Argentine firm Beccar Varela has welcomed back an insurance lawyer to lead and help expand the firm’s insurance and reinsurance department.
Argentine firm Alfaro Abogados has hired two partners to lead its mining practice, becoming the latest firm in the market to target work from a sector set to undergo significant expansion under President Mauricio Macri.
Argentina has become the latest Latin American country to enact laws making companies liable for crimes committed in Argentina and abroad, a move local lawyers say is a positive step towards an anti-corruption culture in the region.
FIFA has appointed Alfaro Abogados partner Javier Medin vice-chairman of a normalisation committee assembled to audit Argentina’s scandal-hit national football association.
Estudio Beccar Varela has opened a new branch in the suburban Buenos Aires city of Tigre and welcomed back a private equity partner to its headquarters in the Argentine capital.
German law firm CMS Hasche Sigle has helped shipping company Hamburg Süd acquire Compañía Chilena de Navegación Interoceánica (CCNI)’s container-shipping business for US$160 million, which required antitrust approval in multiple Latin American jurisdictions.
Argentina has agreed to honour five investment treaty awards in favour of US creditors with a payment of more than US$500 million in government bonds.
Argentina is reported to be on the verge of agreeing a deal with creditors to honour five investment treaty awards worth a total of US$500 million, through an exchange of sovereign bonds.
Alfaro Abogados has helped Salentein, one of Argentina’s principal apple and pear exporters, sell a fruit processing plant and 500 hectares of land to local rival Kleppe.