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Deloitte Legal poaches EY Law partner in Guatemala

Deloitte Legal in Guatemala City has strengthened its corporate and M&A offering by hiring Ruby Asturias from Latin Lawyer 250 firm EY Law (Guatemala), in the same month that the firm also added a labour partner in Argentina.

29 July 2021

KPS Capital buys controlling stake in Tate & Lyle’s LatAm business

US investor KPS Capital Partners has turned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC, Macfarlanes LLP in London and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a controlling stake in global food supplier Tate & Lyle’s North American and Latin American operations for US$1.7 billion.

29 July 2021

Estudio O’Farrell promotes in Argentina

Estudio O’Farrell Abogados has bolstered its labour practice by promoting a lawyer to partner.

29 July 2021

Muriel Advogados hires KLA lawyer as partner following split

Brazil’s Muriel Advogados, which recently rebranded as a disputes boutique following the departure of several former name partners, has hired a lawyer from Latin Lawyer 250 firm KLA Advogados as partner.

29 July 2021

Peru’s Hernández & Cía in UK architecture acquisition

UK architecture company Building Design Partnership (BDP) has enlisted Weightmans LLP in Newcastle and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima to acquire sports stadium design expert Pattern Design.

29 July 2021

Bronstein Zilberberg and Mattos Filho steer fintech funding round

Brazilian fintech company Blu Pagamentos has hired Bronstein Zilberberg Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to raise 300 million reais (US$58 million) in a funding round led by US investment company Warburg Pincus.

29 July 2021

Chilean investor snaps up real estate assets

Chile’s Bci Asset Management has turned to local firm Ried Fabres to buy real estate company Inmobiliaria DOM and obtain a financing to fund the acquisition.

29 July 2021

DLA Piper adds partner and counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has strengthened its arbitration and telecoms practices by hiring a partner from local firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle SC and adding a counsel from the country’s telecoms regulator.

28 July 2021

Brazil's Méliuz makes follow-on offering

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazil's Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados have helped local fintech Méliuz raise 1.2 billion reais (US$227 million) in a follow-on offering.

28 July 2021

Mexican airport tender offer makes safe landing after amendments

US firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC have helped air travel company Aerodrome Infrastructure finalise its previously launched tender offer to acquire shares in local counterpart Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA) for 8.4 billion Mexican pesos (US$419 million), following several changes to the original deal.

28 July 2021

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