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Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

Grupo Bimbo sells confectionery business to Mondelēz

US snack food company Mondelēz has hired Hogan Lovells (Mexico) to buy Grupo Bimbo's confectionery business for 27 billion pesos (US$1.3 billion).

29 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

LatAm firms in global IT services acquisition

Cyber security provider Netrix has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Womble Bond Dickinson in the US and Pérez-Llorca in Madrid, as well as three Latin American Elite firms, to buy Spanish digital solutions provider Edrans, including assets in Argentina, Mexico and Uruguay.

29 March 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

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

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

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

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

02 March 2022

US private equity group snaps up LatAm chemical assets

Three offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped US private equity group Lone Star Funds acquire Belgium-headquartered chemical distribution company Manuchar, giving it businesses in several Latin American countries.

22 February 2022

Familiar firms return for CFE’s inaugural sustainable bond offering

Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has turned to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Washington, DC and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to issue its inaugural sustainable notes, worth US$1.75 billion.

21 February 2022

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