UK miner buys Brazil-focused counterpart for US$105 million

Linklaters in London and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped UK mining company Hochschild acquire Brazil-focused counterpart Amarillo Gold for US$105 million.

14 December 2021

Colombia’s ISA makes first international debt offering

Milbank in New York and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá, Santiago and Lima have helped Colombian group Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) raise US$330 million in its first international bond issuance.

14 December 2021

Willkie Farr and Machado Meyer in US$5.3 billion water treatment buy

Californian investment fund Platinum Equity has hired Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and London and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo to acquire US chemical company Solenis, including its Brazilian assets, for US$5.3 billion.

14 December 2021

Campos Mello adds four partners

Brazilian firm Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has appointed four partners by elevating three associates and rehiring a former lawyer, strengthening its M&A, private equity, venture capital, labour and life sciences groups.

13 December 2021

Chevez Ruiz promotes three to partner in Mexico

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has added firepower to its tax and corporate areas by elevating three lawyers to partner in preparation for 2022, when the firm expects financing and M&A deals to drive market activity.

13 December 2021

Last chance for Who represents Latin America’s biggest companies?

Today is the last chance to take part in The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association's (LACCA) annual research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest companies.

13 December 2021

Brookfield buys offices in Brazil's biggest real estate deal of 2021

Brazilian real estate group SYN Prop e Tech has enlisted US firm Paul Hastings LLP and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to sell its stake in a portfolio of office buildings in São Paulo to Canadian asset management fund Brookfield for 1.8 billion reais (US$318 million).

13 December 2021

DLA Piper and Larrain steer toll road financing in Chile

DLA Piper LLP in Madrid has helped a Spanish-owned concessionaire obtain US$420 million to upgrade a motorway in Chile.

13 December 2021

US funds buy Brazilian edtech convertible bonds

Brazilian education technology company Arco has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York to issue US$150 million worth of convertible notes.

13 December 2021

Ecuador’s Flor & Hurtado rebrands with new partners

Ecuador's Flor & Hurtado has rebranded by merging with local firm PabraLaw and hiring a partner from Bustamante & Bustamante (now Bustamante Fabara), strengthening its natural resources and project finance practices.

10 December 2021

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