Market: Bolivia

Peru’s Alicorp gets financing for Bolivia acquisition

Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp has hired White & Case LLP in Miami, Garrigues (Peru) in Lima and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz to obtain a US$400 million loan.

21 May 2018

The legal landscape in Bolivia, Ecuador & Venezuela

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2017?

While the left-wing governments of Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela represent the remaining vestiges of Latin America’s pink tide, LACCA’s research reveals that all three countries present a very varied landscape for the region’s biggest businesses and create very different challenges for local firms.

18 May 2018

Antitrust leniency fight divides Colombia from regional body

The General Secretariat of the Andean Community should close its investigation into an alleged soft paper cartel and not fine companies that already have been granted leniency in its member countries, Colombia’s antitrust authority has said.

17 May 2018

Portuguese insurer expands in Peru

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados in La Paz have helped Portuguese insurance company Fidelidade acquire a majority stake in its Peruvian counterpart La Positiva through a tender offer worth US$107 million.

03 April 2018

Swedish investment company buys Bolivian silver mine

Swedish mining investment company Ag-Mining Investments has hired Ferrere (Bolivia) to acquire US Coeur Mining’s Bolivian subsidiary for US$50 million.

09 March 2018

Latin Lawyer 250: available now!

LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

Peru’s InRetail acquires pharmacy chain Quicorp

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Chicago, Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima, Ferrere (Bolivia) in Santa Cruz and Ferrere (Ecuador) in Quito and Guayaquil have helped Peruvian retailer InRetail acquire pharmacy chain Quicorp for US$583 million.

07 February 2018

LatAm states to recognise same-sex marriage after court ruling

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.

18 January 2018

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

07 December 2017

The Development of Latin America Through Foreign Trade and Investment

José Francisco Mafla and Camilo Castrill at Brigard & Urrutia Abogados explore the development of trade throughout Latin America, and its effect on and importance for the region’s economic growth. 

01 December 2017

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