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Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

18 June 2019

Some of Brazil’s most prestigious firms have been enlisted in a fierce legal battle for Avianca Brasil as its restructuring proceedings – marked by judicial deadlock, thousands of grounded flights and growing debt – gained renewed momentum on Monday.

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.

International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up

International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up

16 May 2019

The number of international law firms involved in Latin America equity capital markets transactions increased significantly in January and February compared to the two previous months, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Hydro company purchases electricity distributor in Colombia

20 March 2019

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in Bogota has helped a hydroelectric subsidiary of Colombian energy company Celsia acquire local electricity provider Enertolima for US$534 million.

PPU and DLA Piper star in tech company purchase in Colombia

28 February 2019

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has helped US private equity firm HIG Capital acquire a majority stake in Colombia software company Digital Ware.

Three firms seal the deal for Emirati manufacturer entering LatAm

19 February 2019

DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán in Bogotá has helped Dubai-based food packaging manufacturer Taghleef acquire Colombian counterpart Biofilm.

Colombia's Ruta del Cacao gets 1.6 trillion peso financing

09 November 2018

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped a concessionaire obtain 1.6 trillion pesos (US$590 million) in financing for a 4G toll road project.

US PE invests in Colombian brands Justo & Bueno and Tostao

18 October 2018

US private equity Australis Partners has hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to invest in Colombian retailer Grupo Reve, which owns discount supermarket group Justo & Bueno and coffee shop chain Tostao.

DLA Piper hires new Colombian tax head from Lewin & Wills

DLA Piper hires new Colombian tax head from Lewin & Wills

10 July 2018

DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán has hired a partner from a leading Colombian tax boutique to head its tax practice in Bogotá.

Brazilian sugar producer gets IDB loan

30 April 2018

DLA Piper LLP in Washington, DC, and London has helped the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) grant a loan to Brazilian sugar and alcohol producer Vale do Paraná.