Work Area: M&A

Mexico’s Saavi buys power plant from Blackstone-backed Fisterra

Two Milbank offices and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped energy company Saavi acquire a power plant in Jalisco from Mexican counterpart Fisterra Energy.

21 November 2022

Arteaga Gorziglia appoints two directors in Chile

Chilean firm Arteaga Gorziglia has promoted two associates to director, strengthening its corporate and dispute resolution practices.

21 November 2022

Pharma buy first to pass phase II of Peru’s new antitrust law

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped local drug manufacturer Farmacéutica Euroandina acquire local counterpart Hersil in the first deal to pass the second phase of the country's new merger control regime.

18 November 2022

Akin Gump and Mijares pump out two Mexican oil deals

Two offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City have helped Hokchi, the local subsidiary of Pan American Energy, sign two deals related to an offshore Mexican oil field.

18 November 2022

Colombian aviation regulator grounds Avianca-Viva deal

Colombia’s national aviation authority has blocked a merger between the country’s largest airline Avianca and low-cost carrier Viva Air after the pair could not back up their failing firm defence and refused to offer remedies.

17 November 2022

UK software company buys more assets in Uruguay

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo has helped UK-based Vesta Software acquire Uruguayan counterpart Datalogic.

15 November 2022

Brazilian property group scoops up ice cream factory

Galvão Villani, Navarro, Zangiacomo & Bardella Advogados has helped Brazilian real estate group Cyrela acquire land from local ice cream manufacturer Kibon as part of a property development worth 2 billion reais (US$386 million).

15 November 2022

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund invests in Dominican bank

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (NORFUND) inject capital into Banco BDI, a Dominican financial institution.

15 November 2022

H&M enters Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica

Swedish clothing retailer H&M has hired ROBALINO in Quito and two offices of Central American law firm BLP to set up stores in Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

14 November 2022

Food group M Dias Branco expands outside Brazil

Brazilian food company M Dias Branco has enlisted Guyer & Regules to buy Uruguayan pasta group Las Acacias, the company’s first acquisition outside of its domicile.

14 November 2022

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