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Sainz Abogados grows tax partnership with Chevez Ruiz hire

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados has bolstered its tax offering by hiring a director from Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC as partner.

15 November 2022

Mexico's Kaltex makes US$218 million debt transactions

Mexico’s largest textiles company, Grupo Kaltex, has hired two Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Robles Miaja Abogados in Mexico City to exchange notes and obtain new financing across two deals worth US$218 million in total.

15 November 2022

UK software company buys more assets in Uruguay

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo has helped UK-based Vesta Software acquire Uruguayan counterpart Datalogic.

15 November 2022

Brazilian property group scoops up ice cream factory

Galvão Villani, Navarro, Zangiacomo & Bardella Advogados has helped Brazilian real estate group Cyrela acquire land from local ice cream manufacturer Kibon as part of a property development worth 2 billion reais (US$386 million).

15 November 2022

Norwegian sovereign wealth fund invests in Dominican bank

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (NORFUND) inject capital into Banco BDI, a Dominican financial institution.

15 November 2022

More GCs are pressuring firms to improve D&I efforts

A growing number of corporate legal departments in Latin America are evaluating their external counsel based on their commitment to diversity and inclusion, so law firms would do well to take stock – not only to keep clients happy, but also to stay competitive.

14 November 2022

Garrigues promotes in Chile and Peru

Spanish firm Garrigues has strengthened its labour and employment offering in Latin America by appointing two partners in Santiago and Lima.

14 November 2022

Don’t wait for geopolitical storms to pass, learn to dance in the rain

Stormy clouds may stalk Latin American markets but there is always a silver lining; myriad investment opportunities lurk among the region’s uncertain macroeconomic skies. Unlocking these prospects – once you find them – can be exceptionally lucrative.

14 November 2022

H&M enters Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica

Swedish clothing retailer H&M has hired ROBALINO in Quito and two offices of Central American law firm BLP to set up stores in Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

14 November 2022

Food group M Dias Branco expands outside Brazil

Brazilian food company M Dias Branco has enlisted Guyer & Regules to buy Uruguayan pasta group Las Acacias, the company’s first acquisition outside of its domicile.

14 November 2022

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