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Alessandri hires of counsel in run-up to new Chilean consumer law

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Alessandri has hired a lawyer from the country’s consumer protection authority as of counsel, preparing for the implementation of new pro-consumer legislation.

10 December 2021

Several firms steer Russian investment in Argentine lithium project

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Moscow and Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires have helped Russian mining group Uranium One enter into a joint venture with Canadian lithium miner Alpha One and invest US$30 million into an Argentine lithium project.

10 December 2021

Bolivia’s Indacochea signs collaboration agreement with Andersen

Bolivian Highly Recommended firm Indacochea & Asociados has signed a collaboration agreement with US professional services group Andersen Global.

10 December 2021

Petz’s US$141 million equity offering calls on familiar firms

Brazilian pet product retailer Petz has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise 779 million reais (US$141 million) in a follow-on offering.

10 December 2021

Uruguayan airport operator completes exchange offer

Several firms have advised on a bond exchange and new notes issuance by Uruguayan ACI Airport Sudamérica, as well as the airport operator’s concession extension to operate Montevideo’s international Carrasco airport.

10 December 2021

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

CMS Grau promotes insolvency partner in Peru

Peruvian Highly Recommended firm CMS Grau has promoted a bankruptcy counsel to its senior rank, less than a month after it appointed two real estate partners.

09 December 2021

Bogotá begins metro construction with US$179 million financing

Three Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped the concessionaire of Bogotá’s first metro line obtain a 678 billion pesos (US$179 million) bridge financing to fund the pre-construction of the public transport project.

09 December 2021

Several firms help TIM sell assets to UK telecoms business

Brazilian telecoms company TIM has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Mundie Advogados and Palma Guedes Advogados to sell a controlling stake in its fibre optics subsidiary to London-headquartered infrastructure group IHS Towers for 1.6 billion reais (US$294 million).

09 December 2021

JBS issues sustainability-linked bonds in dual offering

Brazilian beef packer JBS has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, three offices of White & Case LLP and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$2 billion in two bond issuances, including a sustainability-linked tranche.

09 December 2021

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