Work Area: M&A

Grupo Soma spends US$1 billion on retail shopping spree

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian fashion company Grupo de Moda Soma acquire local clothing brand Cia Hering for 5.1 billion reais (US$966 million), just weeks after it purchased another fashion brand.

10 May 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar and Galicia in US$1.4 billion global plastics deal

US materials company Trinseo has hired several Kirkland & Ellis LLP offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City to acquire the plexiglass division of French chemicals company Arkema for nearly US$1.4 billion, giving it manufacturing plants in Mexico.

10 May 2021

Dutch investor snaps up Uruguay’s largest wind farm

Gómez-Acebo Pombo in Madrid and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped Dutch investment group DIF Capital Partners acquire a Uruguayan subsidiary of German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon in a deal that also involved a debt refinancing.

07 May 2021

UBS buys remaining share in Brazilian wealth manager

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped the Brazilian branch of Swiss financial services company UBS purchase the remaining share of family consulting business Consenso.

05 May 2021

LyondellBasell sells stake in Argentine plastic company

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has advised multinational chemical company LyondellBasell on the sale of shares in Argentine plastic company Surplast.

05 May 2021

Beccar Varela promotes three to partner

Argentine Latin Lawyer Elite firm Beccar Varela has strengthened its corporate and M&A, banking, compliance and real estate practices by promoting three lawyers to the partnership.

04 May 2021

Morales & Besa appoints first woman managing partner

Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm Morales & Besa has elected its first female managing partner – Macarena Laso – becoming one of very few local firms with a woman in charge.

30 April 2021

Ex-Mundie and Gico Hadmann partners launch new firm in Brasília

A partner of Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Mundie e Advogados and two lawyers from Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados have left their respective posts to launch a new firm.

29 April 2021

Locaweb boosts open banking capabilities with double fintech buy

Brazilian internet services company Locaweb has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire two technology start-ups.

29 April 2021

Lefosse and Pinheiro Neto steer pet store acquisition

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian private equity company Kinea acquire a minority stake in local pet company Cobasi.

29 April 2021

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