Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Dentons promotes in Colombia and Ecuador

Global law firm Dentons has strengthened two of its Highly Recommended Latin American offices by appointing a new partner in Quito and four directors in Bogotá through separate promotions.

24 August 2022

Vinci buys special situations investor in Brazil

Lefosse has helped Brazilian private equity group Vinci Partners acquire SPS Capital, a local independent asset management group focused on special situations.

18 August 2022

British investor backs Bogotá bus concessions

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped London-based infrastructure group John Laing acquire two electric bus concessions in Bogotá from Colombian transport operator Somos and Latin America-focused investor the Ashmore Andean Fund.

15 August 2022

Brazilian renewables company gets equity investment

Brazilian investment fund Augment has enlisted Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo to make a 459 million reais (US$85 million) equity investment in local renewable energy company Origo.

12 August 2022

Canadian business gets financing for gold mine in Brazil

Canada’s G Mining has hired Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro to obtain a US$481 million financing package for its gold mine in Brazil.

11 August 2022

Credit Suisse buys assets from Brazilian logistics group

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Credit Suisse’s real estate investment fund acquire two assets from Brazilian logistics group LOG for 453 million reais (US$84 million).

10 August 2022

Tauil & Chequer stars in Brazilian storage company investment

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has acted as deal counsel in US private equity manager Evergreen’s US$75 million investment in Brazilian storage company GoodStorage.

01 August 2022

BTG Pactual structures Chilean fund and invests in start-ups

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped the local branch of BTG Pactual structure its first venture debt fund, which has since invested in three Chilean start-up and fintech companies.

29 July 2022

Sidley Austin hires LatAm firepower from MoFo

Morrison & Foerster LLP partner Juan Delgado has moved to Sidley Austin LLP, bringing experience in Latin American corporate and private equity transactions.

20 July 2022

Paraguayan real estate fund transactions call on Ferrere

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped two local investors launch investment funds, with one of them raising proceeds to inject into local real estate assets.

11 July 2022

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