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Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winners of the year’s Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City and US firm Latham & Watkins LLP for helping LGBTQ+ charity The Trevor Project launch in Mexico.

31 January 2023

Familiar firms return for CFE renewables loan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) obtain a US$100 million loan to fund local renewable energy projects.

23 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Pro bono: Building bridges

Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Several firms help Puerto Rican fintech land US$615 million loan

BLP in San José and Guatemala City and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Puerto Rican payment processing company Evertec secure a US$615 million credit line.

13 January 2023

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

Mexico’s Axo grows LatAm presence with retail acquisition

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has enlisted Carey in Santiago, Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and SMPS Legal, Peru's Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to acquire Chilean clothing company Komax.

08 December 2022

US packaging company wraps up sustainable buy in Mexico

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped US packaging company TekniPlex acquire Mexican counterpart Empaques Moldeados de América Tecnologías (Ematec) for US$167 million.

08 December 2022

Actis invests in Mexican holding company MT Falcon

UK private equity group Actis has hired three Clifford Chance LLP offices and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to buy a stake in energy-focused holding group MT Falcon from Japanese trading company Mitsui, paying US$360 million.

01 December 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

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