Market: Argentina

Several firms help in Chilean food tech investment round

Gunderson Dettmer in San Francisco and Silicon Valley and Baraona Fischer & Cia in Santiago have helped Chilean vegan food technology company NotCo raise US$85 million in its third investment round.

23 September 2020

Brazil and Peru’s debt capital markets activity dips in 2020

Featured in Deal reports 2020

Debt capital markets activity rose in Argentina, Chile and Colombia during the first half of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, according to data collected by Latin Lawyer – while Peru saw a drop in the number of these deals and Brazil experienced a shift in favour of the equity capital markets.

21 September 2020

Estudio O'Farrell appoints new management

Argentina’s Estudio O'Farrell Abogados has completed the restructuring of its management, during which two partners left to relaunch their former firm.

11 September 2020

Ex-Estudio O’Farrell partners revive former firm

Two former partners of Argentina’s Estudio O'Farrell Abogados – including the most recent managing partner – have left to relaunch their former firm, García Pullés & Calatrava Abogados.

10 September 2020

Disputes finance firm hires Morgan Lewis partner for LatAm offer

Australian dispute finance firm Omni Bridgeway has appointed a new leader for its global distress-related litigation funding business in New York, targeting Latin America.

03 September 2020

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

03 September 2020

Argentina covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's free-to-view and regularly updated information hub contains legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to covid-19.

02 September 2020

Brazil and Mexico’s 2020 M&A volume holds strong, but Colombia and Peru drop

Featured in Deal reports 2020

M&A activity in Latin America’s biggest two markets during the first half of 2020 was consistent with 2019 levels, according to data collected by Latin Lawyer, while Colombia and Peru saw a decrease.

01 September 2020

Despegar lands private equity investments

Argentine online travel agency Despegar has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto and Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands to obtain two separate private equity investments worth a combined US$200 million.

28 August 2020

Exploring the minimum wage across Latin America

Most countries have a national minimum wage in some form. For legal teams at both local businesses and multinational corporations across several jurisdictions, keeping up with minimum wage requirements can be tricky. In this article, LACCA turns to member firms of Ius Laboris, the world’s largest HR and employment law firm alliance, to provide a comparison of how rates differ across Latin America, taking into account any recent developments from the covid-19 pandemic.

25 August 2020

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