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Lobo de Rizzo and Mattos Filho in fast food merger

BK Brasil, the master franchise of fast food chains Burger King and Popeyes in Brazil, has hired Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to buy the local operations of Domino’s Pizza for 601 million reais (US$115 million).

28 July 2021

Tren Maya railway gets financing

Mexican construction company ICA Empresas has relied on Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes to obtain a loan worth 4 billion Mexican pesos (US$202 million) to construct a portion of the Tren Maya railway on the Yucatán Peninsula.

28 July 2021

CMS incorporates Colombian firm

Colombian Latin Lawyer 250 firm CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has incorporated its second local firm in less than a month, strengthening its dispute resolution and intellectual property offerings with two new partners.

27 July 2021

Brazil’s VTEX hits above target in IPO

Brazilian software company VTEX has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and São Paulo and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$361 million in an initial public offering on the New York stock exchange.

27 July 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Familiar firms in Nemak’s sustainability-linked debt tap

Paul Hasting LLP in New York has helped Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Nemak make its second sustainability-linked bond issuance in less than a month, raising 500 million euros (US$588 million).

27 July 2021

BLP helps FMO in Central American banking loan

Dutch development bank FMO has enlisted BLP (El Salvador) to provide a US$60 million loan to Banco La Hipotecaria in El Salvador and Panama.

27 July 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Cuatrecasas seal Chilean financing deal

Chilean finance group Ameris Capital has turned to Barros & Errázuriz Abogados to obtain a loan to fund its acquisitions of stakes in investment funds.

27 July 2021

Brazilian gym chain Smart Fit launches IPO

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped Latin America’s largest gym chain Smart Fit raise 2.3 billion reais (US$450 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

26 July 2021

Uber acquires remaining stake in Cornershop

Three Gunderson Dettmer offices in the US and DLA Piper (Chile) have helped grocery delivery start-up Cornershop sell the remaining stake in the company to Uber for US$1.4 billion.

26 July 2021

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