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Nader Hayaux hires partner from SMPS Legal

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has added firepower to its tax practice by hiring a partner from local outfit SMPS Legal.

15 July 2021

Agribusiness IPO hits target in Brazil

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Chicago and Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown have helped local company Três Tentos Agroindustrial raise 1.3 billion reias (US$255 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

15 July 2021

Dias Carneiro boosts labour practice with promotion

Brazilian law firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has appointed its fourth new partner in a month, promoting a labour and employment counsel to its senior rank.

15 July 2021

Brazilian bank BRB and local broker Wiz form insurance JV

Banco de Brasília (BRB) and local insurance broker Wiz Soluções have enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, respectively, for a joint venture to set up a new brokerage company, which includes an investment of US$114 million.

15 July 2021

CMS Carey & Allende and Cuatrecasas in Andean renewables deal

Chilean law firm CMS Carey & Allende has helped local renewables developer Verano Capital sign an agreement with Yinson Renewables, which hired three Cuatrecasas offices, to develop several solar projects in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

15 July 2021

Peruvian fishing company catches US$150 million loan

Peruvian fishing company Pesquera Exalmar has enlisted White & Case LLP in Miami, New York and São Paulo and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima to secure a US$150 million loan.

15 July 2021

MoFo nabs finance team from DLA Piper, bolsters LatAm offering

US firm Morrison & Foerster LLP has strengthened its cross-border finance and infrastructure capabilities in Latin America by hiring two lawyers from DLA Piper LLP as partners.

14 July 2021

Consortium buys Pan American’s fuel stations in Uruguay

A consortium of Paraguayan, Uruguayan and Argentine companies has enlisted Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo and Vouga Abogados in Asunción to snap up Pan American Energy’s Uruguayan fuel station chain.

14 July 2021

BMA adds white-collar crime partner

Brazil’s BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has strengthened its white-collar crime and investigations practice by hiring a former in-house compliance manager as partner.

14 July 2021

Brazilian real estate platform Loft acquires fintech start-up

Brazilian real estate platform Loft has relied on local law firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a 40% stake in fintech company CredPago, making it the sole owner of the business.

14 July 2021

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