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Canadian investors buy Colombian utility from Brookfield for US$1 billion
Canadian investors buy Colombian utility from Brookfield for US$1 billion

Canadian investors buy Colombian utility from Brookfield for US$1 billion

18 September 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Canadian electricity investors Northland Power acquire a 99% stake in Colombian utilities provider Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EBSA) for US$1 billion.

Scotiabank sells pension fund to Chilean investor
Scotiabank sells pension fund to Chilean investor

Scotiabank sells pension fund to Chilean investor

02 September 2019

Colombian firm Brigard & Urrutia, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Chile's Prieto has helped Chilean investment fund AFP Habitat acquire a majority stake in a pension fund from Canada’s Scotiabank for US$174 million.

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?
Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

28 August 2019

Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.  

Toll road financing draws Colombian and Ecuadorian counsel
Toll road financing draws Colombian and Ecuadorian counsel

Toll road financing draws Colombian and Ecuadorian counsel

06 August 2019

Colombian infrastructure concession Vial Unión del Sur has hired Jones Day in New York and Madrid, Noboa Peña Torres & Asociados in Quito and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to finance a toll road project between Colombia and Ecuador with a US$575 million loan.

Continental Gold funds Buriticá project
Continental Gold funds Buriticá project

Continental Gold funds Buriticá project

10 July 2019

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Colombia’s Lloreda Camacho & Co have helped Continental Gold obtain a US$100 million loan.

Irish packaging company ups stake in Colombian counterpart
Irish packaging company ups stake in Colombian counterpart

Irish packaging company ups stake in Colombian counterpart

01 July 2019

Irish packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group has hired William Fry in Dublin and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to increase its stake in packaging manufacturer Cartón de Colombia for US$90 million.

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019
M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

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.

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.

US PE snaps up Abraaj’s LatAm fund amid fraud probe
US PE snaps up Abraaj’s LatAm fund amid fraud probe

US PE snaps up Abraaj’s LatAm fund amid fraud probe

09 May 2019

Clifford Chance LLP in New York, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP's London office and Mexican firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel have helped Colony Capital acquire Abraaj’s Latin American investment fund a year after the UAE private equity group collapsed.

Continental Gold gets streaming financing for mine project
Continental Gold gets streaming financing for mine project

Continental Gold gets streaming financing for mine project

17 April 2019

Torys LLP in Toronto and Calgary and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped investment group Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda provide project financing totalling US$100 million to Canadian mining company Continental Gold for its Colombian mining project.