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Five firms in Spanish-language media deal
Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

19 November 2020

Five Jones Day offices, Argentina’s Allende & Brea, Bergstein Abogados in Montevideo and Paz Horowitz Abogados in Quito have helped US media company Entravision acquire a controlling stake in advertising company RedMas from counterpart Grupo Cisneros.

Brazilian education group outbids counterpart for Laureate assets
Brazilian education group outbids counterpart for Laureate assets

Brazilian education group outbids counterpart for Laureate assets

17 November 2020

KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian education group Ânima Educação acquire US counterpart Laureate’s Brazilian assets for 4.6 billion reais (US$800 million), outbidding a previous offer made by Ser Educacional.

Peru will face mining arbitration over local blockade
Peru will face mining arbitration over local blockade

Peru will face mining arbitration over local blockade

02 November 2020

A Canadian company has made good on a threatened US$100 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a gold mining project halted by a rural community blockade – as the state is reportedly threatened with another claim at the centre over environmental issues at a port development project.

Laureate continues divestment in Latin America
Laureate continues divestment in Latin America

Laureate continues divestment in Latin America

28 October 2020

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami, Jones Day in New York and Melara & Asociados in Tegucigalpa have helped US education group Laureate sell its Honduran operations to local non-for-profit organisation Fundación Nasser, adding to the company’s recent sales in Brazil and Chile.

Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced
Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced

Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced

29 September 2020

The winners in all 10 categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards are revealed here.

US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV
US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV

US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV

22 September 2020

Jones Day offices in Chicago and São Paulo and Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and TozziniFreire Advogados have helped US real estate developer Greystar enter the Brazilian market by joining an existing joint venture between Brazilian counterpart Cyrela and Canada’s CPP Investments.

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week
Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

21 September 2020

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.

Laureate divests education assets in Latin America
Laureate divests education assets in Latin America

Laureate divests education assets in Latin America

17 September 2020

US learning provider Laureate Education has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Jones Day in Washington, DC and Amsterdam, and Brazilian firms Veirano Advogados, Demarest Advogados and Campos Mello Advogados to sell its operations in Brazil for nearly 4 billion reais (US$724 million), following recent divestments in the US and Chile.

América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion
América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion

América Móvil divests US prepaid wireless business for US$6.9 billion

16 September 2020

Mexico’s América Móvil has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to sell its prepaid mobile services provider, TracFone, to US counterpart Verizon in a deal totalling US$6.9 billion.

Why are distressed LatAm companies seeking US insolvency protection?
Why are distressed LatAm companies seeking US insolvency protection?

Why are distressed LatAm companies seeking US insolvency protection?

25 August 2020

As companies continue to be pinched by pressures brought about by the covid-19 crisis, María Luisa Cánovas and Dan Moss explain why US insolvency protection can offer struggling Latin American corporations a lifeline.