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

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

28 February 2024

Ecuador’s Almeida Guzmán adds PBP lawyer to partnership

Almeida Guzmán Asociados in Quito has strengthened its labour group by hiring a director from Highly Recommended firm Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) as partner.

15 February 2024

Partner promotions on the up again after previous year’s dip

Latin Lawyer has recorded a slight increase in end-of-year partner promotions across Latin American law firms, while the number of female practitioners that have risen to the firms’ senior ranks is down compared to last year’s figures.

01 February 2024

Promotion round-up: 1 - 8 January 2024

As law firms up and down Latin America continue to reward their talent with promotions, here is a round-up of recent appointments from across the region, including at Elite firms Veirano Advogados, Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) and White & Case LLP.

08 January 2024

El Salvador’s Unicomer obtains US$385 million financing

Four Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices, four BLP offices and Panamanian firm Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez and Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) have helped Salvadorean retail company Grupo Unicomer secure a US$385 million loan to refinance existing debt.

13 December 2023

Ecuador’s Multicines wraps acquisition of Cinemark

Dentons Paz Horowitz has helped Ecuadorean cinema chain Muliticines acquire the local operations of US counterpart Cinemark.

05 December 2023

PBP and Bustamante Fabara help companies ink energy concessions in Ecuador

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) and Bustamante Fabara have helped several energy companies enter into contracts with the Ecuadorean government to develop renewables projects, including solar plants and hydroelectric facilities.

01 December 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2023, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening a culture of pro bono in Latin America.

21 November 2023

Pro bono: the ties that bind

As Latin Lawyer continues analysing the results of its pro bono survey, our data shows that firms must keep putting in both time and resources to strengthen their relationships with clearinghouses if they want to promote real change and make pro bono an asset of Latin America’s legal sector.

14 November 2023

Who is in LACCA Approved 2024?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who the leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes from in-house counsel.

30 October 2023

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