Peruvian energy specialist Santiváñez Abogados has strengthened its corporate offering by hiring a name partner and an attorney from Auler & Pinto Abogados.
Peru’s Estudio Olaechea has appointed two new partners to head its criminal law and compliance and energy and natural resources practices.
Latin Lawyer recorded 29 M&A deals that closed in Peru between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$5.6 billion.
Latin Lawyer recorded 14 multijurisdictional M&A deals that were signed or announced in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was nearly US$15 billion.
Santiváñez Abogados has helped Peruvian electricity distributor Electro Dunas obtain a bridge loan worth 205 million soles (US$62 million).
Prominent environmental lawyer Karim Kahatt has left Peruvian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Santiváñez Abogados after 10 years to relaunch Kahatt Abogados.
Colombia’s Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) and Rubio Leguía Normand in Lima to buy Peruvian power distributor Electro Dunas Energía through a tender offer.
Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: The Best Practices Guide, an initiative launched by Women in Profession Perú (WIP Perú) along with some of the country's top law firms and companies to increase the role of women in the legal practice.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the private equity and regulatory categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
The Washington, DC, New York and Chicago offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) in Buenos Aires; Larrain y Asociados in Santiago; Bustamante & Bustamante in Quito; Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima; and Sáenz & Asociados in San Salvador have helped US electricity generation company Duke Energy sell US$1.2 billion worth of assets across Latin America to US private equity company I Squared Capital.