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PE lawyers gather in New York to discuss latest LatAm trends

Regional uncertainty and geopolitical events are breeding opportunities for private equity investment in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity held in New York last week.

26 September 2022

SoftBank fund invests in two Mexican start-ups

US law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has helped SoftBank's venture capital fund Upload Ventures invest in two Mexican start-ups.

22 September 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity

Emanuel Hernandez, research director at Latin America-focused investment association LAVCA, and Maximiliano Ritter, head of M&A at Goldman Sachs Latin America, will discuss market trends in the opening panel of Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity 2022 in New York next week.

15 September 2022

Grupo México buys local shopping centre developer

Jones Day (Mexico) has helped business conglomerate Grupo México acquire shopping centre developer Planigrupo, which the company carried out through its infrastructure subsidiary México Proyectos y Desarrollos.

13 September 2022

Creel García-Cuéllar expands partnership

Mexican Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has elevated a counsel and an associate to its senior rank, strengthening its litigation and M&A practices.

08 September 2022

White & Case hires two partners in Mexico

White & Case SC has strengthened its capital markets practice in Mexico City by hiring two partners that were formerly at Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC.

07 September 2022

Creel García-Cuellar sets up shop in Madrid

Mexican Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has announced that it will open an office in Madrid, marking the launch of its first outpost outside of Mexico.

02 September 2022

Advent invests in Cemex tech group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto, five DLA Piper LLP offices and Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and González Calvillo, SC have helped US private equity fund Advent International acquire a majority stake in technology consultancy group Neoris from Cemex.

19 August 2022

AMLO’s empty promises fail to curb corruption

Despite campaign pledges to combat corruption, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not delivered on his promises. The government’s inaction has promoted a continuing feeling of mistrust in the country’s anti-corruption authorities and left foreign players hesitant to invest, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico City.

19 August 2022

CFE reaches deal to end pipeline disputes

A Canadian energy infrastructure group says it has reached a deal with a Mexican state utility to develop a new US$4.5 billion offshore natural gas pipeline, bringing an end to a pair of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) claims relating to existing onshore pipelines.

11 August 2022

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