Work Area: Public M&A

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

03 March 2022

Cuatrecasas helps Repsol increase stake in Peruvian refinery

Cuatrecasas (Peru) has helped Spanish oil company Repsol complete a tender offer to increase its stake in Peruvian oil refinery Refinería La Pampilla in a deal worth 101 million soles (US$26 million).

11 November 2021

Lojas Americanas merges with subsidiary in US$7 billion deal

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has steered a 40 billion reais (US$7 billion) merger between Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas and its subsidiary and e-retailer Americanas, formerly known as B2W.

10 November 2021

Galicia and Mijares Angoitia seal Fibra merger

Real estate investment trust Fibra Plus has hired Galicia Abogados to acquire a majority interest in counterpart Fibra HD for US$488 million, marking the first public merger of Mexican Fibras.

29 October 2021

Petrobras sells remaining stake in BR Distribuidora

Linklaters in New York and São Paulo and Brazil's Lefosse Advogados have helped local fuel retailer BR Distribuidora in a secondary equity offering worth 11.4 billion reais (US$2.3 billion).

13 July 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Public M&A

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

The US$2 billion all-share merger between Brazilian cosmetics company Natura and US-UK counterpart Avon saw the combination of two listed companies and marked the largest outbound acquisition from Brazil since 2006. The transaction is our public M&A Deal of the Year.

21 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Private Equity

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

CVC Capital Partners’ acquisition of Peruvian cash management business Hermes Transportes Blindados required a two-pronged approach. To clinch the deal, CVC had to undertake a public tender offer to purchase the majority of the listed company’s shares directly – from counterpart The Carlyle Group – at the same time as reaching separate, private, deal for the remainder. The multi-layered transaction between two of the world’s largest private equity investors played out over the Lima Stock Exchange and established sophisticated deal-making and compliance standards. It is our private equity Deal of the Year.

21 May 2021

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