Work Area: Mining & metals

Glencore, Yamana and Newmont strike mining JV in Argentina

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Beretta Godoy in Buenos Aires have helped Canadian mining group Yamana Gold enter into a joint venture with Anglo-Swiss commodity trader Glencore and US counterpart Newmont in a project set to combine two of Argentina’s largest mining operations.

12 January 2021

Peruvian investor snaps up Andean assets

Garrigues (Peru) and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped Peruvian investment group Colca Capital acquire local information management company Polysistemas and its Bolivian subsidiary.

12 January 2021

AES snaps up renewables assets in Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped Brazilian utilities company AES Tietê Energia acquire two wind farm facilities in north-eastern Brazil for 806 million reais (US$156 million).

11 January 2021

Vouga and Palacios Prono steer Grupo Cartes pharma buy in Paraguay

Paraguayan firm Palacios, Prono & Talavera has helped local conglomerate Grupo Cartes – owned by former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes – acquire family-owned drugstore chain Cadena Farmacenter.

11 January 2021

Six firms take Peruvian supermarket acquisition to the till

Three Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped Peruvian supermarket chain InRetail acquire fellow retailer Makro Supermayorista for US$360 million.

11 January 2021

Marval steers Argentine aviation merger

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped Argentine aviation group Aerolíneas Argentinas merge with its sister company, Austral Líneas Aéreas.

07 January 2021

Carey, Vicuña Abogados and Ugarte & Correa in Nestlé acquisition

Chilean law firm Carey has helped food multinational Nestlé acquire local premium chocolate company La Fête Chocolat for an undisclosed value.

07 January 2021

DLA Piper and Rebaza Alcázar in Grupo Elektra’s Peruvian exit

DLA Piper (Peru) has helped Mexico’s Grupo Elektra sell all of its shares in Banco Azteca’s Peruvian operations, marking its exit from Peru.

07 January 2021

Brazilian logistics operation buys e-commerce business

Brazil’s BBM Logística has hired Souza, Mello e Torres to acquire local e-commerce company Diálogo.

05 January 2021

Oi auctions off telecoms and data assets in Brazil

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo has helped Brazilian telecoms giant Oi auction off a portfolio of phone tower and data assets for US$261 million, as part of the group’s ongoing restructuring process.

18 December 2020

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