Colombia’s antitrust enforcer has fined companies and individuals a total of 125 billion Colombian pesos (US$37 million) for participating in chlorine and caustic soda cartels.
Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York and Garrigues (Colombia) have helped the Colombian branch of telecoms group Andean Tower Partners refinance a US$55 million credit agreement with local banking corporation Scotiabank Colpatria.
White & Case LLP in Miami and Mexico City and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped holding company Baru and property management group Augusta sell their shares in Colombia’s only liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facility to Dutch tank storage company Vopak.
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has helped local power company Termovalle obtain a US$110 million loan.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Latin Lawyer recorded 13 equity transaction in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between March and April with a combined value of more than US$3.6 billion.
US energy and infrastructure group Glenfarne has hired Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to buy two gas-fired power plants from Colombian power company Celsia for US$420 million.
Gavea Investimentos founding partner and Central Bank of Brazil former president Arminio Fraga will deliver the opening keynote at the upcoming Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A Conference, which takes place in São Paulo this November.
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.
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.