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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

Cobra Group finalises Petrobras assets buy with Shell prepayments

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Cobra Group – the Spanish affiliate of Brazilian power company Carmo Energy – complete its US$1.1 billion acquisition of onshore oil assets from Petrobras.

11 January 2023

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

Bunge and UPL harvest stake in Brazilian agribusiness

Veirano Advogados in São Paulo and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped US agribusiness Bunge and a subsidiary of Indian counterpart UPL acquire a joint minority stake in Brazilian soybean company Seedcorp.

25 November 2022

Who is in LACCA Approved 2023?

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

01 November 2022

Emergent Cold buys refrigeration assets in Paraguay and Uruguay

Latin American refrigeration services provider Emergent Cold has enlisted Ferrere’s Paraguayan and Uruguayan offices to acquire the cold storage operations of Montevideo-based counterpart Frigorifico Modelo (Frimosa) for US$50 million.

20 October 2022

GIP buys LatAm renewables group Atlas from Actis

Several firms have helped US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) acquire Latin American renewable energy developer Atlas from UK private equity group Actis.

17 October 2022

Nike completes sale of distribution rights in three LatAm countries

US sportswear brand Nike has finalised the divestment of its distribution rights in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, with several US and Latin American law firms advising.

04 October 2022

Alicorp secures US$220 million cross-border loan

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp obtain a US$220 million credit line to refinance existing debt.

09 September 2022

Fintech gets US$35 million injection in Argentina

Argentine digital payments company Geopagos has enlisted Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in Silicon Valley and TCA Tanoira Cassagne in Buenos Aires to raise US$35 million in a funding round led by Riverwood Capital.

06 September 2022

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