Private equity

Brookfield gets financing for Gas Natural buy

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.

Clifford Chance predicts more LatAm investment with associate promotion

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.

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