Work Area: Mining & metals

Machado Meyer and Madrona in hospital operator buy

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local hospital group DASA acquire counterpart Grupo Leforte for 1.7 billion reais (US$350 million).

18 December 2020

Mexican firms in US printing company buy

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity company Atlas acquire US printing company LSC Communications, allowing the target to exit chapter 11 proceedings.

17 December 2020

Barros & Errázuriz and Honorato Delaveau seal Chilean fund manager buy

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has advised Chilean finance start-up Finix acquire local fund manager Administradora General de Fondos (AGF) from Vision Advisors.

16 December 2020

Neoenergia makes winning bid for Brasília power distributor

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazil's Neoenergia buy state-owned utilities company CEB Distribuição in an auction for 2.5 billion reais (US$492 million).

15 December 2020

BP divests oil assets to PetroRio

Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston and London and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped British oil giant BP divest its interest in two Brazilian offshore oil fields to local counterpart PetroRio in a deal worth US$100 million.

15 December 2020

Visa snaps up Latin American fintech assets

Four Morrison & Foerster LLP offices, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima, Costa Rican firm Nassar Abogados and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped US finance giant Visa acquire Miami-headquartered fintech YellowPepper, which operates in eight Latin American countries.

11 December 2020

Machado Meyer and Demarest in agribusiness M&A

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian agriculture equipment business Rech Agrícola buy counterpart Verde Agrícola Comércio.

11 December 2020

Cescon Barrieu opens office in Canada

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a former mining partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP to launch an office in Toronto, a move that is thought to make it the first Brazilian firm to expand to Canada.

02 December 2020

Several LatAm firms in US$3.2 billion cross-border salt mining deal

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles and Munich, Claro & Cía in Santiago and Brazil's Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped US holding company Stone Canyon Industries acquire German chemicals company K+S’ salt mining business in Brazil, Chile, Peru, Canada and the US for US$3.2 billion.

11 November 2020

Canadian cross-border mining refinancing calls on Peruvian firms

Canada’s Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman LLP in Bermuda have helped Canadian miner Trevali obtain a US$170 million refinancing.

05 November 2020

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