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Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company
Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company

Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company

03 October 2019

Ferrere (Bolivia)and Beccar Varelain Buenos Aires have helped Unilever acquire the home- and personal-care business of Bolivian company Astrix.

Big fish in small ponds
Big fish in small ponds

Big fish in small ponds

05 September 2019

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Vista debuts on NYSE to raise Vaca Muerta drilling funds
Vista debuts on NYSE to raise Vaca Muerta drilling funds

Vista debuts on NYSE to raise Vaca Muerta drilling funds

28 August 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped Vista Oil & Gas raise US$107 million through a public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

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 Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 47 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$11.7 billion.

Asset sales protect investigated companies’ creditors more than judicial restructuring, says panel
Asset sales protect investigated companies’ creditors more than judicial restructuring, says panel

Asset sales protect investigated companies’ creditors more than judicial restructuring, says panel

16 July 2019

The wave of anti-corruption probes following Operation Car Wash left many implicated companies on the verge of bankruptcy, but most have found selling assets before filing for judicial restructuring better preserves the value of those assets than bankruptcy proceedings do, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer – GRR Live 4th Annual Restructuring conference.

Early rate tickets end today for LL - GRR restructuring summit
Early rate tickets end today for LL - GRR restructuring summit

Early rate tickets end today for LL - GRR restructuring summit

28 June 2019

The chance to buy early rate tickets for Latin Lawyer - GRR 4th Annual Restructuring Summit, which will be held on 11 July at Paul Hasting LLP’s office in New York, ends at midnight British Summer Time today.

Brazil-Argentina Odebrecht collaboration agreement gets green light
Brazil-Argentina Odebrecht collaboration agreement gets green light

Brazil-Argentina Odebrecht collaboration agreement gets green light

28 June 2019

The recent ratification of a landmark information-sharing agreement between Argentina and Brazil demonstrates the practical difficulties of facilitating cooperation in the region, an audience at an IBA conference in Paris heard. 

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.