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Brazil’s Tupy expands iron foundry business

Teskid Iron do Brasil, a subsidiary of automotive manufacturer Stellantis, has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to sell its Brazilian and Portuguese iron foundry businesses for 67.5 million euros (US$80 million) to local metal components maker Tupy.

20 July 2021

Several firms see out optician deal in Chile

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP has helped Dutch company GrandVision sell its Chilean operations, Rotter y Kraus, as part of its global merger with EssilorLuxottica, the world’s largest eyewear company.

20 July 2021

Ecuadorean firms seal logistics purchase

Ecuador’s largest medical instruments distributor, Corporación Omninvest, has relied on local firm Robalino Law to purchase Tababela Cargo Center – the only import-export logistics operator at Quito Airport – for some US$27 million.

20 July 2021

Dentons enters Ecuador as Paz Horowitz tie-up becomes official

Global law firm Dentons has completed its combination with Ecuadorean Latin Lawyer 250 firm Paz Horowitz Abogados, opening the doors to Dentons Paz Horowitz today.

19 July 2021

Brazil’s MAMG and Mattos Filho to offer extended parental leave

MAMG Advogados has launched a parental leave scheme that entitles all its lawyers to six months of leave when they become parents, while Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has extended an existing parental leave scheme for secondary caregivers from 20 to 60 days.

19 July 2021

Baker McKenzie adds partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie (Argentina) has added firepower to its dispute resolution practice by promoting one lawyer to partner.

19 July 2021

Brazilian finance start-up Will Bank gets capital increase

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian investors XP and Atmos Capital lead a 250 million reais (US$50 million) funding round in local finance start-up Will Bank.

19 July 2021

Two firms steer transportation tech merger in Brazil

Brazilian company Niche Supply Technologies (NSTech) has called on local firm Manassero Campello Advogados to merge with technology and logistics business Praxio, following which the new venture obtained a capital increase of 522 million reias (US$105 million) from shareholders.

19 July 2021

Experian snaps up Chilean credit rating assets

Chilean banking and financial institutions association, ABIF, has enlisted local firm Prieto to sell a majority stake in a credit rating subsidiary to Experian, a multinational information services company.

19 July 2021

Mexico's Nader Hayaux in real estate loan

Mexican law firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped a group of banks lend 4.75 billion Mexican pesos (US$239 million) to local shopping centre operator Grupo Frisa.

19 July 2021

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