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New York court blocks PJT restructuring fee in LATAM Chapter 11

Despite claiming the duration and complexities of its Chapter 11 case were unforeseen, South American airline LATAM has failed to convince a New York court to let it pay its investment banker PJT Partners an additional US$12 million restructuring fee if its plan becomes effective.

22 September 2022

Peruvian company gets loan to fund power concessions

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peruvian energy company Puerto Maldonado Transmisora de Energía (Pumate) secure a US$30 million loan to develop two local power projects.

20 September 2022

Lifetime Achievement Award: Humberto Medrano

Humberto Medrano of Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados received Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this year. We caught up with him about the achievements he is most proud of and what advice he has for the next generation of lawyers.

30 August 2022

UK car dealer Inchcape buys Chilean counterpart Derco

British automotive company Inchcape has enlisted Herbert Smith Freehills in London, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Bolivian firm PPO Abogados and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire Chilean counterpart Derco for £1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion).

11 August 2022

Several firms help Peruvian companies refinance debt

Hernández & Cía in Lima has helped two Peruvian solar power subsidiaries of Japanese investor Sojitz obtain a US$122 million refinancing to pay off their existing debt with three international development banks.

11 August 2022

UK renewables group buys Peruvian hydroelectric plant

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped London-headquartered renewables company Cubico acquire a Peruvian hydroelectric plant.

04 August 2022

Ceramics group raises funds to refinance debt in Mexico

Several firms have helped Mexico’s Grupo Lamosa obtain US$197 million through two separate loan and securities transactions, the proceeds of which it will use to repay existing debt.

21 July 2022

US and Danish investors snap up Peruvian payment business

US investment fund Nuveen Global Impact Strategy and Denmark’s Maj Invest have enlisted Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to buy a controlling stake in Maryland-based payment network GTV Globokasnet (GKN), a deal that hands them the Peruvian subsidiary Globokas.

20 July 2022

LatAm firms in US-Spain wealth manager buy

US private equity group Teleo Capital has enlisted Pérez-Llorca in Barcelona and Madrid, Carey in Chile and Peruvian firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to acquire Spanish wealth manager TechRules.

15 July 2022

LATAM Airlines wins Chapter 11 plan approval

Over two years after it sought Chapter 11 protection in New York, LATAM Airlines has received court approval of a restructuring plan that will facilitate the injection of about US$8 billion through a capital increase, the issuance of convertible bonds and new debt.

22 June 2022

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