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Ex-Posse Herrera partner joins Garrigues

Garrigues (Colombia) has appointed Carolina Camacho as partner and head of its labour practice, following her departure from Posse Herrera Ruiz last month.

27 May 2022

Cosan subsidiary enters US lubricant market

Seven offices of Paul Hastings LLP have helped Moove, a subsidiary of Brazilian energy giant Cosan, acquire US lubricant distributor PetroChoice for US$479 million.

27 May 2022

Tauil & Chequer hires M&A partner

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has hired a partner from Manassero Campello Advogados, adding strength to its corporate and M&A department.

27 May 2022

Four firms guide Aegea sustainability-linked bond offer

Brazil’s largest privately-owned water and sanitation company Aegea has hired three White & Case LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

27 May 2022

Bankingly enlists Guyer & Regules for investment round

Uruguayan fintech Bankingly has hired Guyer & Regules to raise US$11 million in a Series A funding round.

27 May 2022

Leading practitioners meet for Latin Lawyer arbitration summit

Lawyers from major law firms in Latin America and the US met on 25 May in Miami for the 5th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Arbitration Review’s Arbitration Summit to discuss the legal and strategic implications of climate change, the covid-19 pandemic and human rights on arbitration in the region.

26 May 2022

Vicente Corta: 23 October 1964 – 20 May 2022

White & Case SC reported last week that Vicente Corta, the head of its restructuring practice and prominent finance and infrastructure partner, had passed away.

26 May 2022

VMCA bolsters data protection offering in Brazil

Brazilian firm Vinicius Marques de Carvalho Advogados – VMCA has hired a partner from local criminal law boutique Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados, strengthening its data protection and privacy group.

26 May 2022

Brazilian fintech Dock completes US$110 million funding round

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York has helped Brazilian fintech Dock get US$110 million in an equity investment round, bringing the company’s valuation to over US$1.5 billion.

26 May 2022

Glencore subsidiary pulls out of LatAm rice industry

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Etcheverrito in Montevideo have helped Argentine agribusiness Adecoagro buy Glencore subsidiary Viterra’s rice business in Argentina and Uruguay through a deal worth US$38 million.

26 May 2022

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