Rodrigo Alvarez in our news

DLA Piper helps Groupon defeat consumer protection case in Chile

Chilean social network and advertisement platform Needish has hired DLA Piper Chile to defeat claims brought against it by Chile’s Servicio Nacional del Consumidor (Sernac), a government agency responsible for protecting consumer rights.

21 October 2021

Patria snaps up Chilean cybersecurity business

Brazil’s Patria Investimentos has enlisted Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados in São Paulo and Chilean firm Parraguez & Marín to acquire Chilean cybersecurity company NeoSecure from The Rohatyn Group.

09 August 2021

Uber acquires remaining stake in Cornershop

Three Gunderson Dettmer offices in the US and DLA Piper (Chile) have helped grocery delivery start-up Cornershop sell the remaining stake in the company to Uber for US$1.4 billion.

26 July 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Banking & Finance

When the covid-19 pandemic grounded the global travel industry, the subsequent financial strain caused Latin American aviation companies to drop off the radar one by one. Regional aviation group LATAM Airlines obtained a US$2.45 billion DIP financing from a group of international shareholders, creditors and lenders several months after the airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in New York in May 2020. This lifeline wins the banking & finance category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

24 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Private M&A

Uber completed its US$459 million acquisition of Chilean grocery delivery start-up Cornershop after more than a year of back and forth with local regulators amid the covid-19 pandemic. The acquisition faced regulatory challenges in Chile and Mexico, while the substantial price tag for a controlling stake in a Latin American start-up also stands out. The deal is our private M&A Deal of the Year.

21 May 2021

Deal of the Year 2020: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards in the daily news briefing next week. See the full shortlist here.

19 May 2021

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 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

27 April 2021

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

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, private equity and ESG categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

26 April 2021

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

Partners leave DLA Piper Chile to relaunch NLD Abogados

DLA Piper (Chile) partners Paulo Larraín and José Pablo Dulanto have left along with a group of lawyers to re-establish their former firm – NLD Abogados – less than three years after joining the international firm’s platform.

04 February 2021

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