Work Area: M&A

International investors halve stake in Chile’s Consorcio Financiero

Carey has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and US private equity investor Calverton each sell half of their stakes in Chilean finance group Consorcio Financiero for US$87 million.

09 August 2022

Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

Peruvian firms steer agribusiness deal

Miranda & Amado has helped Peruvian agribusiness Complejo Agroindustrial Beta obtain a US$92 million credit line to refinance its existing debt and acquire a portfolio of land.

08 August 2022

Shearman restocks LatAm offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP has reinforced its Latin American offering by elevating two lawyers to its partnership and promoting one associate to counsel, which comes after a string of recent departures from the US firm’s regional practice group.

05 August 2022

Austrian company invests in Paraguayan paper producer

Austrian pulp and paper company Heinzel has called on Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in Miami and Ferrere (Paraguay) to acquire a minority stake in Paraguayan counterpart Paracel.

05 August 2022

Spanish company consolidates water assets in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped Spanish water company Aqualia acquire the Colombian subsidiary of French counterpart Saur, including six concessions for water production and distribution.

04 August 2022

Mijares lands investment in Mexican aviation group

Mexican private equity fund Discovery Americas has turned to Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC to invest in aircraft maintenance company A&P International Services.

04 August 2022

Uruguayan investor harvests stake in local agribusiness

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the founder of local agribusiness Agroenfoque sell a stake in the company to Uruguayan investor IBF.

04 August 2022

UK renewables group buys Peruvian hydroelectric plant

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped London-headquartered renewables company Cubico acquire a Peruvian hydroelectric plant.

04 August 2022

Galicia poaches Ritch Mueller M&A partner

The M&A co-head of Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC – Carlos Obregón – has joined Galicia Abogados, adding significant transactional expertise to its senior rank.

03 August 2022

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