Work Area: M&A

KKR snaps up Mexican assets in US$3.4 billion Sempra deal

Five Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity group KKR buy a minority stake in US energy company Sempra’s newly launched infrastructure business for US$3.4 billion, giving it a share in Mexican energy business IEnova.

12 April 2021

Trench Rossi and Veirano steer Accenture investment in Brazil

The Brazilian subsidiary of global consulting business Accenture has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe to acquire local consulting and engineering company Pollux.

12 April 2021

Stocche Forbes, Ulhôa Canto and Machado Meyer in CEEE-D privatisation

Stocche Forbes Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados have helped Brazilian power company Equatorial Energia acquire state-run electricity distributor Companhia Estadual de Distribuicao de Energia Eletrica (CEEE-D) and assume its 7 billion reais (US$1.2 billion) debt pile, in one of Brazil’s latest privatisations.

09 April 2021

Brazilian firms in US health consultancy acquisition

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped US health information and technology company Cerner acquire healthcare consultancy Kantar Health for US$375 million, handing it assets in Brazil.

09 April 2021

Bruchou promotes two to partner

Argentine Latin Lawyer Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has promoted two associates to partner, boosting its labour and corporate and M&A groups.

08 April 2021

Carey lawyer re-joins former colleagues at CEP&D

Chile’s Coeymans, Edwards, Poblete & Dittborn (CEP&D) has added to its senior rank by hiring a corporate lawyer from Carey, the former firm of CEP&D’s founding partners.

08 April 2021

Ex-Veirano, Dias Carneiro and Ulhôa Canto partners launch new firm

Four partners from well-known Brazilian law firms Veirano Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados have left to launch a corporate and venture capital outfit in São Paulo.

07 April 2021

Rappi ties up with Itaú in Chile for latest fintech venture

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Colombian delivery start-up Rappi partner with the Chilean arm of Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco for a digital finance venture, following fintech tie-ups between Rappi and local banks in Colombia and Mexico.

07 April 2021

Lefosse helps AES Tietê trade as AES Brasil

Lefosse Advogados has advised B3-listed energy company AES Tietê on its absorption by AES Brasil Energia.

06 April 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Carey in US$1.3 billion power transmission deal

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean power company Colbún divest its transmission infrastructure subsidiary to electricity and solar power company Alfa Desarollo for US$1.3 billion.

01 April 2021

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