Latin Lawyer's data shows that 44 M&A deals closed in Mexico between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, those transactions had a combined value of some US$22 billion.
Mexican fintech company Resuelve tu Deuda (RTD) has hired González Calvillo, SC to obtain an equity investment from a private equity investor and take out a loan, with both transactions worth a combined 453 million pesos (US$24 million).
Many jurisdictions in Latin America still have nascent data privacy regulations, so it’s up to companies to create their own internal policies when it comes to protecting information. Panellists at LACCA’s regional meeting in Miami discussed how businesses should balance the tension between an employee’s right to privacy and the right of the employer to use workers’ data to boost productivity.
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Thompson & Knight LLP in New York, Santamarina y Steta in Monterrey and Cuatrecasas in Barcelona have helped Mexican conglomerate Grupo Industrial Saltillo obtain a US$245 million loan from a group of lenders led by HSBC.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is popularly known as El Peje because of his Tabasqueño accent. The nickname comes from pejelagarto (literally, fishlizard), an alligator-like fish from his native Tabasco. Much like his freshwater namesake, it’s hard to pin down what he is, so Latin Lawyer asked some of Mexico’s top lawyers for help.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.
Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most debt capital markets transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during November and December, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán in Bogotá has helped Dubai-based food packaging manufacturer Taghleef acquire Colombian counterpart Biofilm.
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