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Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition
Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition

Carlyle finances Coney Park acquisition

27 September 2019

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima; Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá; and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped US private equity firm Carlyle obtain a loan to finance its acquisition of kids entertainment business Coney Park from Peruvian editorial group El Comercio.

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.

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.  

Latin America looks to data protection adequacy
Latin America looks to data protection adequacy

Latin America looks to data protection adequacy

14 August 2019

Argentina and Uruguay are the only countries in Latin America to meet the EU’s data protection adequacy criteria – but others are looking to follow suit soon, lawyers have said.

Colombia’s Altra and Germany’s KfW invest in Chilean finance company
Colombia’s Altra and Germany’s KfW invest in Chilean finance company

Colombia’s Altra and Germany’s KfW invest in Chilean finance company

18 July 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP in Santiago, Bogotá and Lima has helped Colombian private equity company Altra Investments invest in Chilean finance group Avla, together with several other investors that include German development bank KfW.

Baker McKenzie names first ever female global disputes chair
Baker McKenzie names first ever female global disputes chair

Baker McKenzie names first ever female global disputes chair

08 July 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP has made Bogotá-based Claudia Benavides global chair of the firm’s dispute resolution group, amid further promotions at its office in Peru.  

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018
Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Robes, money and poison
Robes, money and poison

Robes, money and poison

25 January 2019

As news of brown envelopes stuffed with cash and cyanide poisoning grab headlines in Colombia, lawyers at a roundtable Latin Lawyer held in Bogotá discuss how the country’s war on corruption is changing the legal landscape.

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm
Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

14 December 2018

Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised on the most debt transactions in October in Spanish-speaking Latin America, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.