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Lazo & De Romaña promotes M&A lawyer in Peru

Lazo & De Romaña Abogados has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice by promoting a female associate to the partnership.

01 April 2021

Rebaza Alcázar and Rubio Leguía steer Peru’s first exchange traded fund

Rubio Leguía Normand and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas have helped US fund manager VanEck and Peruvian finance advisor El Dorado Investments respectively in the structuring of Peru’s first-ever exchange traded fund (ETF) on Lima’s stock exchange.

01 April 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar helps IDB Invest issue gender-focused social bonds

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped IDB Invest issue social bonds worth US$122 million to finance gender equality and female empowerment projects in Mexico, in line with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

01 April 2021

Parking investors threaten Mexico

Two US companies have threatened Mexico with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) legacy claims over their investments in Mexico City’s parking system – as a proposed law to boost screenings of local films leads to speculation about potential treaty claims.

01 April 2021

Former Carey lawyers launch privacy and tech boutique

Two lawyers from Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm Carey have left to launch privacy and technology boutique BitLaw.

31 March 2021

Which law firms were the most popular during the pandemic?

During the pandemic, the support of law firms has been essential to businesses navigating choppy waters. Latin Lawyer’s affiliate LACCA recently published its landmark Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, highlighting the most popular firms across the region.

31 March 2021

Four firms help Bracell to US$980 million pulp financing

White & Case LLP in London and Beijing and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped pulp producer Bracell get a US$980 million financing to expand a mill in Brazil.

31 March 2021

Santander targets total ownership of Mexican unit

Spain’s Banco Santander is launching a bid to reacquire the remaining stake in the Mexican unit it sold almost a decade ago.

31 March 2021

Morrison & Foerster helps LatAm start-up raise US$80 million

Morrison & Foerster in New York and Miami has helped Cayman Islands-based finance start-up Volpe Capital raise US$80 million in the first financing round for the group’s private equity fund, which is focused on Latin American tech investments.

31 March 2021

BMA steers Brazilian fintech investment

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian fintech Vórtx raise US$35 million in a Series B funding round led by US technology investor FTV Capital.

31 March 2021

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