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Pinheiro Neto appoints nine partners and two counsel

Brazilian Elite firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has promoted nine associates to partner and two to counsel, bolstering several practice groups.

08 December 2021

China’s Sinovac buys property for vaccine plant in Chile

Chinese covid-19 vaccine producer Sinovac has enlisted Chilean firm Carey to purchase a property in Santiago to set up production facilities in the Andean country.

08 December 2021

Mexican firm Chávez Vargas enters alliance with Spain’s Lupicinio

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has joined forces with Lupicinio International Law Firm and will lead the work to expand the Spanish firm's network in Latin America.

08 December 2021

Azul backs off from LATAM offer after restructuring filed

Two days after South America’s largest airline LATAM submitted a Chapter 11 plan in New York, one of its Brazilian competitors has backed off from an offer to combine with the Chile-headquartered company.

08 December 2021

Brazilian-backed SPAC seeks LatAm partner after IPO

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, São Paulo and Washington, DC has helped a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Brazilian asset management fund Crescera Capital go public with a US$201 million initial public offering in the US.

08 December 2021

Goldman Sachs injects US$275 million into LatAm-focused Diesco

Multinational Grupo Diesco has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández in Santo Domingo and Wakefield Quin in Bermuda to obtain a US$275 million investment from Goldman Sachs.

08 December 2021

Chilean and Canadian firms steer US$3.3 billion mining JV

Chilean miner Mantos Copper has enlisted Canadian firm Stikeman Elliot LLP and Baker McKenzie (Chile) to form a US$3.3 billion joint venture with Vancouver-based counterpart Capstone.

07 December 2021

Demarest and Cleary help first Brazilian SPAC register with CVM

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York have helped Brazil’s first special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), sponsored by US consultancy group Alvarez & Marsal, register with the South American country’s securities and exchange commission, CVM.

07 December 2021

Multiple firms in US-Chile logistics software acquisition

US logistics software company DispatchTrack has hired Prieto in Santiago and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC to purchase Chilean counterpart Beetrack.

07 December 2021

Colombian toll road project gets financing

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped a local toll road concessionaire obtain a 458 billion pesos (US$117 million) financing.

07 December 2021

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