Spanish gambling company Cirsa has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London; Garrigues in Mexico City, Barcelona and Madrid and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City to raise €490 million (US$543 million) in a global debt tap.
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.
Spain’s three largest firms have published their global earnings and revealed further Latin American expansion plans.
Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Garrigues in Madrid and Santiago have helped US energy investor Arroyo obtain acquisition financing worth US$70 million to buy and construct solar projects in Chile.
Garrigues in Madrid and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the consortium building the Felix Bulnes hospital in Santiago restructure financing worth US$260 million.
Three offices from Norton Rose Fulbright and Garrigues in Madrid and Lima have helped a construction concessionaire issue bonds worth US$332 million.
The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2019 reveal some of Latin America’s leading private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima have helped state-owned petrol company Petroperú obtain funding to modernise the Talara refinery in northern Peru.
To celebrate Latin Lawyer's 20th anniversary, we asked leading members of the profession to chart the standout themes in the evolution of Latin America’s legal market over the past two decades.
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Capelli Partners in Milan, Alfaro Abogados in Buenos Aires and Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro have helped French private equity investor Apax Partners acquire Italian biotechnological ingredients producer AEB from counterpart SK Capital.