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Wald Antunes boosts dispute resolution practice with promotion

Brazilian firm Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados has strengthened its dispute resolution practice by promoting a new partner.

08 October 2021

Advent and SoftBank inject funds into Brazilian start-up

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Brazilian investment fund Advent inject US$225 million into local e-commerce start-up Merama.

08 October 2021

Argentine firms structure landmark real estate fund

Local firm Viramonte & Acuña Abogados has helped Argentine financial services company Dracma set up the country’s first closed-end real estate fund outside of Buenos Aires as part of a US$60 million transaction.

08 October 2021

Colombian equity fund buys electricity plant

The Colombian Infrastructure Equity Fund (CIEF) has turned to Baker McKenzie (Colombia) to purchase an electricity generation plant from investment group Fondo Ashmore Andino.

08 October 2021

Baker McKenzie appoints new LatAm head

Global law firm Baker McKenzie LLP has appointed the former managing partner of the firm’s Buenos Aires office, Gustavo Boruchowicz, to replace Jaime Trujillo as head of its Latin American practice.

07 October 2021

Brazilian renewables business Omega merges subsidiaries

Stocche Forbes and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Omega Geração and Omega Desenvolvimento undergo a corporate reorganisation, merging  the two renewables businesses into Omega Energia, a company that is now worth 10.6 billion reais (US$1.98 billion).

07 October 2021

IDB Invest finance Uruguayan transmission line

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo have helped Uruguay’s República Administradora de Fondos de Inversión obtain a US$88 million financing package from IDB Invest to complete works on a transmission line.

07 October 2021

Movida issues sustainability-linked bonds in Brazil

Brazilian rental car company Movida has turned to Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$300 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

07 October 2021

Chilean building material company acquires US counterpart

Chilean pre-fabricated building manufacturer Tecno Fast has hired Claro & Cía in Santiago to acquire 100% of its US counterpart Triumph Modular for US$68.5 million.

07 October 2021

Kraft Heinz buys food company in Brazil

Brazilian firms Madrona Advogados and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped the local branch of US food company Kraft Heinz purchase Companhia Hemmer Indústria e Comércio, a Brazilian company focused on condiments and sauces.

07 October 2021

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