Market: Bolivia

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 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

23 February 2023

Canadian miner buys assets from Sumitomo in Bolivia

Canadian firms Boughton Law Corporation and Aird & Berlis LLP, three offices of Dorsey & Whitney LLP and PPO Abogados in La Paz have helped British Columbia-based San Cristóbal Mining acquire a Bolivian mine from Japan’s Sumitomo.

20 February 2023

Court orders Bolivia to reform sexual violence laws

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has ordered Bolivia to overhaul parts of its legislation in an effort to end systemic sexual violence and discrimination against sexual abuse survivors. Latin Lawyer spoke to the Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP lawyers that worked on the case about its significance for Bolivia and the rest of Latin America.

09 February 2023

Bolivian food company acquires local start-up

Ferrere (Bolivia) has helped local food and drink company Cruzimex acquire beverages start-up Apego.

11 November 2022

International Commercial Arbitration in Bolivia

From the very beginning of Bolivian legislative history, arbitration was available to the parties facing legal disputes under the regulations contained in general legal standards such as the Civil Code, the Commercial Code and the Civil Procedural Code of Bolivia.

15 September 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

Phoenix Tower refinancing calls on LatAm counsel

Locke Lord LLP in Boston and New York and Latin American firms have helped US telecoms group Phoenix Tower International restructure several loans held by its Latin American and US subsidiaries and package them into one single US$2 billion facility, including an acquisition financing it recently obtained to buy Chilean tower assets.

31 August 2022

CR & F Rojas and Ferrere steer Cargill asset sale in Bolivia

CR & F Rojas Abogados has helped Bolivian port operator Central Aguirre Portuaria buy a local agribusiness company from US food group Cargill.

15 August 2022

UK car dealer Inchcape buys Chilean counterpart Derco

British automotive company Inchcape has enlisted Herbert Smith Freehills in London, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Bolivian firm PPO Abogados and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire Chilean counterpart Derco for £1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion).

11 August 2022

CR & F Rojas guides Bolivian real estate loan

The Bolivian subsidiary of Peruvian poultry group Ilender has hired CR & F Rojas Abogados to obtain a loan to finance the acquisition of a plot of land.

14 July 2022

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