Torys LLP in New York and Baker McKenzie (Colombia) in Bogotá have helped Canadian private equity group Brookfield obtain financing for its majority stake acquisition of Gas Natural Fenosa’s (GNF) Colombian business.
The head of Clifford Chance LLP’s Americas practice says more investors will target the region in the years to come as it promotes a New York-based associate who devotes much of her time to Latin America.
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.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250