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Pérez Bustamante helps close Ecuador agro-industry mega deal

Pérez Bustamante helps close Ecuador agro-industry mega deal

21 February 2018

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados in Quito has acted as local counsel to Ecuadorean investment holding Proteínas y Granos Andinos and Guatemalan agribusiness Corporación Multi-Inversiones (CMI) in their joint-venture acquisition of Ecuador’s largest food manufacturing company Pronaca.

Clifford Chance hires LatAm capital markets lawyer from Skadden

Clifford Chance hires LatAm capital markets lawyer from Skadden

13 February 2018

Clifford Chance LLP has hired a prominent Latin American capital markets lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as partner, emphasising the firm’s commitment to the region.

Hogan Lovells, Clifford Chance and Pinheiro Neto in Itaú issue

12 February 2018

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and São Paulo, and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have advised Brazilian publicly traded bank Itaú Unibanco on a notes issuance worth US$1.3 billion.

Firms help UnitedHealth expand in LatAm

24 January 2018

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London, Hogan Lovells in New York, Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano Abogados in Lima, Carey in Santiago and Brigard & Urrutia Abogados in Bogotá have helped US healthcare provider UnitedHealth Group enter Peru, Chile and Colombia through its acquisition of private health insurer Banmédica for US$2.7 billion.

Brazil’s Votorantim taps international capital markets

14 December 2017

Hogan Lovells LLP and Campos Mello Advogados in São Paulo have advised Brazil’s seventh-largest bank Votorantim on its issuance of notes worth US$300 million by means of an unprecedented structuring. 

Eletrobras filing reveals Hogan Lovells internal investigation bill

Eletrobras filing reveals Hogan Lovells internal investigation bill

12 December 2017

Eletrobras had paid Hogan Lovells LLP approximately 235 million reais (US$72 million) for investigating bribery allegations as of September 2017.

Hogan Lovells DC office hires former Mexico Walmart VP

Hogan Lovells DC office hires former Mexico Walmart VP

30 November 2017

International firm Hogan Lovells LLP has hired Mexico’s former Walmart vice president to boost its governmental relations practice in Washington, DC.

Stoneway makes another project bonds issuance in Argentina

Stoneway makes another project bonds issuance in Argentina

29 November 2017

Five offices of DLA Piper and Argentina’s Pozo Gowland have helped Canadian construction company Stoneway Capital raise US$165 million for the construction of a thermoelectric plant in Buenos Aires, nine months after it issued Argentina’s first project bonds for a quarter of a century.

Coffee investor wins damages from Venezuela

Coffee investor wins damages from Venezuela

15 November 2017

An ICSID tribunal has upheld claims against Venezuela over the expropriation of a 120 year-old coffee producer during the presidency of Hugo Chávez and ordered the state to pay investor around US$42 million plus interest (bringing the award's value to US$53 million to date).

Ecuador bribery scheme laid bare in Florida award

Ecuador bribery scheme laid bare in Florida award

14 November 2017

Details of a bribery scheme allegedly implicating Ecuador’s vice president and a former energy minister have come to light thanks to an International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) award that is now the subject of enforcement proceedings in Florida.