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Shearman restocks LatAm offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP has reinforced its Latin American offering by elevating two lawyers to its partnership and promoting one associate to counsel, which comes after a string of recent departures from the US firm’s regional practice group.

05 August 2022

Austrian company invests in Paraguayan paper producer

Austrian pulp and paper company Heinzel has called on Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in Miami and Ferrere (Paraguay) to acquire a minority stake in Paraguayan counterpart Paracel.

05 August 2022

ICSID counsel joins arbitration boutique Jana & Gil in Chile

Francisco Grob has left the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) after seven years as legal counsel to join Jana & Gil Dispute Resolution, the Chilean boutique recently launched by former members of Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana Abogados.

05 August 2022

Colombia's FDN gets US$238 million credit line

The Washington, DC office of Clifford Chance LLP has helped Colombian development bank Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN) obtain a 1 trillion pesos (US$238 million) loan from BBVA.

05 August 2022

Chilean fishing company renegotiates debt

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped local fishing group Lota Protein amend US$213 million worth of loan agreements with Norway’s DNB Bank.

05 August 2022

PPU hires in Peru as partner departs for Dentons

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has hired a natural resources partner from a local outfit, which coincided with the departure of a banking and finance lawyer from the regional firm to Dentons' Lima office.

04 August 2022

Spanish company consolidates water assets in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped Spanish water company Aqualia acquire the Colombian subsidiary of French counterpart Saur, including six concessions for water production and distribution.

04 August 2022

Mijares lands investment in Mexican aviation group

Mexican private equity fund Discovery Americas has turned to Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC to invest in aircraft maintenance company A&P International Services.

04 August 2022

Uruguayan investor harvests stake in local agribusiness

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the founder of local agribusiness Agroenfoque sell a stake in the company to Uruguayan investor IBF.

04 August 2022

UK renewables group buys Peruvian hydroelectric plant

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped London-headquartered renewables company Cubico acquire a Peruvian hydroelectric plant.

04 August 2022

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