Chile’s state-owned copper company has threatened to file an investment treaty claim against Ecuador over the alleged failure of its national mining company to comply with agreements to develop a multibillion copper project near Quito.
Three Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP offices and Chile’s Claro & Cía have helped Chinese power company State Grid acquire Spanish counterpart Naturgy’s majority stake in Chilean transmission group Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE) for 2.6 billion euros (US$3 billion).
Chile’s Claro & Cía has helped local automotive company Kaufmann get a US$23 million loan from Brazil’s development bank BNDES.
A slew of international and Latin American firms has helped US private equity group General Atlantic lead a US$200 million investment in Uruguayan fintech dLocal, making it Uruguay’s first unicorn.
Multiple international and Latin American law firms have helped in the closing of LATAM Airlines’ US$2.45 billion debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, after overcoming several judicial hurdles.
Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.
A New York court has rejected a US$2.4 billion debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan secured by Chilean airline LATAM from its shareholders, finding it had the effect of forcing an equity swap in a future restructuring.
Larrain y Asociados has helped Chilean asset manager Toesca acquire a stake in a subsidiary of local power company AES Gener for US$113 million and obtain a loan to fund the purchase.
In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, LACCA and Latin Lawyer have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.
In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.