Work Area: M&A

BTG Pactual snaps up Chilean shopping centres

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped a real estate fund of BTG Pactual Chile divest its remaining stake in local property group Vivocorp and buy two shopping centres from the same company – for which it also obtained an acquisition financing – in a deal worth US$480 million in total.

26 February 2021

Ramírez Gutiérrez-Azpe hires three from Goodrich Riquelme

Mexican law firm Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC has hired three non-equity partners from Goodrich, Riquelme Asociados to its senior rank, boosting its tax, trade and corporate departments.

25 February 2021

Andrés Hoyos Ramírez: 20 January 1968 – 3 December 2020

Colombian law firm Gómez-Pinzón announced in December the death of highly esteemed corporate and M&A partner Andrés Hoyos Ramírez. Latin Lawyer spoke to law firm partner Paula Samper Salazar and Hoyos' long-term friend Paola Lozano of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP about his accomplishments in the Latin American legal community and the legacy that he leaves behind.

24 February 2021

Singaporean investor goes for gold in Peru

Ashurst LLP in New York, Canada’s Stikeman Elliot LLP and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped Singaporean metals investor Boroo buy one of Peru’s largest gold mines for US$307 million.

23 February 2021

Real estate investor snaps up warehouse assets in Chile

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped local property investor Independencia Administradora General De Fondos increase its stake in local warehouse operator Bodenor Flexcenter in a US$167 million deal and obtain a loan to fund the purchase.

23 February 2021

Chilean copper miner gets Japanese investment and project finance

Chilean miner Mantos Copper has hired three Simmons & Simmons offices in the UK and Baker McKenzie (Chile) to obtain an US$847 million financing – including a substantial capital injection from Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials – to expand its Mantoverde mine.

22 February 2021

Baker McKenzie and Bruchou in US-Argentina food JV

US food company Ingredion and Argentine counterpart Arcor have hired Baker McKenzie (Argentina) and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi, respectively, to form a corn mill joint venture.

19 February 2021

Zang Bergel and Estudio Aranguren in Argentine amusement park buy

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has helped the holding company of Argentina's Fenix ​​Entertainment Group buy one of Latin America’s largest amusement parks, Parque de la Costa, north of Buenos Aires.

19 February 2021

Posse Herrera leads Parque Arauco shopping centre sale

The Colombian subsidiary of Chilean shopping centre operator Parque Arauco has hired Posse Herrera Ruiz to sell a minority stake in two local shopping centres for 588 billion Colombian pesos (US$160 million) to real estate investment fund INMOVAL.

18 February 2021

Pinheiro Guimarães partner leaves for Lobo de Rizzo

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has hired a partner from respected capital markets firm Pinheiro Guimarães to boost its efforts in the field.

16 February 2021

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