Private equity

American Securities expands in LatAm

Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York has helped private equity group American Securities acquire US speciality materials manufacturer Prince International and strengthen its presence in Latin America. 

Fintech fund invests in LatAm cloud market

Shoosmiths in Birmingham and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped local financial technology venture capital fund Dalus Capital invest in Latin American Google cloud consulting company Xertica for US$6.5 million.

Corruption, not politics, threatens LatAm M&A activity, agree panellists

Presidential elections in some of Latin America’s biggest economies this year may help rather than hinder the region’s already promising M&A market, but corruption concerns continue to dampen its potential, agreed panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer’s 8th annual M&A conference held yesterday in Mexico City.


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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group