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Enel makes landmark US$3 billion capital increase
Enel makes landmark US$3 billion capital increase

Enel makes landmark US$3 billion capital increase

02 October 2019

Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean electricity company Enel Américas make the largest all-cash capital increase in Chilean history, in what is also the largest capital increase in Latin America within the past five years.

Enel Chile gets syndicated loan a year after reorganisation
Enel Chile gets syndicated loan a year after reorganisation

Enel Chile gets syndicated loan a year after reorganisation

01 August 2019

Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped electricity company Enel Chile obtain a US$150 million syndicated credit agreement from Canadian, Japanese and Spanish banks.

Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi behind Schlumberger sale
Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi behind Schlumberger sale

Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi behind Schlumberger sale

20 June 2019

Baker McKenzie LLP in Houston and Trench Rossi Watanabe in Rio de Janeiro have helped US private equity group Rhône buy drilling and tubular services assets from Schlumberger in several countries, including Brazil, for US$400 million.

Five firms convene for Peruvian power financing
Five firms convene for Peruvian power financing

Five firms convene for Peruvian power financing

04 June 2019

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped energy company Latin America Power (LAP) obtain a US$130 million loan.

Winston & Strawn doubles down on Latin America
Winston & Strawn doubles down on Latin America

Winston & Strawn doubles down on Latin America

30 October 2018

International firm Winston & Strawn LLP predicts more work in Latin American energy and infrastructure and has hired a partner and an of counsel from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in response. 

Ecuador to challenge Chevron denial of justice award
Ecuador to challenge Chevron denial of justice award

Ecuador to challenge Chevron denial of justice award

25 September 2018

Ecuador’s attorney general has said the state will apply to annul an investment treaty award that held it liable for a denial of justice in a US$9.5 billion dispute with Chevron over environmental contamination in the Amazon – also stating that it will renegotiate its contracts with external counsel.

Chile’s SQM sells stake in Argentine lithium project to Chinese buyer
Chile’s SQM sells stake in Argentine lithium project to Chinese buyer

Chile’s SQM sells stake in Argentine lithium project to Chinese buyer

28 August 2018

Gowling WLG in Vancouver has advised Chinese lithium manufacturer GFL International (Ganfeng) on its purchase of the stake of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) in Argentine lithium project Caucharí-Olaroz, worth US$87.5 million.

Winston & Strawn lawyers join Greenberg Traurig
Winston & Strawn lawyers join Greenberg Traurig

Winston & Strawn lawyers join Greenberg Traurig

13 August 2018

Greenberg Traurig LLP has hired two lawyers as shareholders for its Latin American disputes practice in Washington, DC.

LatAm issuers outside Brazil raise US$4.3 billion in June
LatAm issuers outside Brazil raise US$4.3 billion in June

LatAm issuers outside Brazil raise US$4.3 billion in June

09 August 2018

Colombian outfit Brigard Urrutia and Peruvian law firms Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Miranda & Amado Abogados worked on the most debt capital market deals outside of Brazil in June, while international firms Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Winston & Strawn LPP along with Alessandri and Carey in Santiago were behind the largest transaction.

Chinese auto group enters Mexico
Chinese auto group enters Mexico

Chinese auto group enters Mexico

07 August 2018

Winston & Strawn LLP across nine offices and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City have helped vehicle manufacturer Motus sell part of its auto-parts business to Chinese counterpart Daimay for US$147 million.