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Univision and Televisa form largest Spanish-language media group

A slew of international and Mexican law firms has helped US broadcasting network Univision and Mexico’s Televisa in a US$4.8 billion merger to create the world’s largest Spanish-language media company, backed by Google, Japan’s SoftBank and US investor The Raine Group.

19 April 2021

Mijares Angoitia adds two transactional partners

Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has promoted two transactional lawyers to partner, boosting its M&A, capital markets and banking and finance practices.

19 April 2021

Colombian power company brings arbitration claim against Chile

A Colombian state-owned power company has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Chile over the construction of a major electricity transmission line.

19 April 2021

Mexico’s IEnova snaps up wind farm from Actis subsidiary

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City has helped local energy group IEnova increase its stake in a wind farm in northern Mexico for US$83 million.

19 April 2021

Uruguay conditionally clears Iberia-Air Europa deal

Uruguay’s antitrust authority has imposed remedies on a merger for the first time as it conditionally approved Iberia’s proposed purchase of Air Europa.

19 April 2021

Former government tax policy head re-joins Carey

A former Carey associate has returned to the Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm as partner, following a three-year term as head of tax policy at the Ministry of Finance.

16 April 2021

Lefosse adds four partners and three counsel with promotions

Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados has promoted four lawyers to partner and three to counsel, strengthening its labour, M&A, tax, technology and restructuring practices.

16 April 2021

ViacomCBS buys major Chilean TV network from WarnerMedia

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped US media group ViacomCBS acquire Chilean broadcaster Chilevisión and its Spanish-language streaming platform from US counterpart WarnerMedia.

16 April 2021

Ecuador faces arbitration claim over mining project

Chile’s state-owned copper company has filed an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against Ecuador over the alleged failure of its national mining company to develop a multibillion copper project near Quito.

16 April 2021

Argentine provinces Río Negro, Neuquén and Chubut issue debt

Several Argentine law firms have helped the provinces of Río Negro, Neuquén and Chubut issue local debt for a combined value of 4.5 billion pesos (US$49 million).

16 April 2021

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