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D'Empaire appoints partner and counsel

Venezuelan Elite firm D'Empaire has promoted two associates to partner and counsel, bolstering its labour and employment practice.

04 April 2022

Latin Lawyer announces beneficiaries of charity awards ceremony

Funds raised from Latin Lawyer’s 16th annual awards ceremony will go to Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono, Comisión Pro Bono Argentina and Centro Mexicano Pro Bono.

04 April 2022

Argentine agribusiness Bioceres merges with US counterpart

Argentine crop technology company Bioceres has enlisted the São Paulo, New York and Washington, DC offices of Linklaters to merge with US agribusiness Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) in a deal worth US$236 million.

04 April 2022

Grupo Aval sets up securitisation programme for Taca Airlines

Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Chicago and Boston to structure a future flow securitisation of credit card receivables of Taca Airlines, the Salvadorean division of Avianca.

04 April 2022

Multiple firms in Paranapanema debt restructuring

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC and Brazilian firms Machado Meyer Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Felsberg Advogados have advised a group of creditors in Brazilian copper producer Paranapanema’s US$479 million debt restructuring.

04 April 2022

Greenberg Traurig appoints LatAm co-chair

US firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has appointed shareholder Antonio Peña as co-head of its Latin America practice.

01 April 2022

Several firms help Chile’s GNL Quintero get new owners

Two White & Case LLP offices, Linklaters in New York and Brussels and Chilean firms Guerrero Olivos and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados have advised on EIG and Fluxys’ joint acquisition of GNL Quintero – the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Chile.

01 April 2022

Bruchou elects first female executive committee member

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has elected partner Lucila Winschel to its executive committee, which for the first time has no founding partner among its members.

01 April 2022

Robles Miaja and Ritch Mueller steer medical logistics buy

Mexican logistics services investor Grupo Traxión has turned to Robles Miaja Abogados to acquire MEDISTIK, a logistics company operating in the medical sector, for nearly 1.8 billion pesos (US$80 million).

01 April 2022

Bergstein and Olivera in Uruguayan tech acquisition

US communications provider Net2Phone has hired Bergstein Abogados to acquire Uruguayan contact-centre-as-a-service (CCaaS) group Integra.

01 April 2022

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