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Deal of the Year: shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

01 March 2024

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

Colombian-focused energy group gets Macquarie loan

Two Proskauer Rose LLP offices, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP in Toronto and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Canada's NG Energy International, which focuses on Colombian energy assets, obtain a US$100 million loan from Australian investor Macquarie Group.

27 February 2024

KKR snaps up Tigo telecoms assets in Colombia

US private equity fund KKR has enlisted four Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to sign a deal to buy several Colombian telecoms tower assets from Millicom subsidiary Tigo.

08 February 2024

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: ProBono Sin Fronteras – an initiative through which several Colombian firms have helped support the rights of forcibly displaced people.

02 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

Colombia’s Ecopetrol raises US$1.85 billion in bond offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York has helped Colombian oil company Ecopetrol raise US$1.85 billion in a bond issuance.

19 January 2024

Promotion round-up: 9 - 15 January 2024

As the new year gets underway, we look at the Latin American law firms that continued to recognise talent in the second week of 2024. Among the standout appointments was the promotion of two new partners at Elite Colombian outfit Gómez-Pinzón, while Argentine Elite Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno also elevated two of its lawyers to its senior rank.

15 January 2024

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

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