Market: Guatemala

Emergent Cold continues LatAm expansion with Guatemala

Latin American refrigerated storage provider Emergent Cold has hired BLP (Guatemala) and EY Law in San José and Guatemala City to buy counterpart Bodegas Frías.

06 June 2022

Guatemala’s Banco Industrial completes US$195 million issuance

Banco Industrial, Guatemala’s largest financial institution, has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in New York to raise US$195 million in a debt issuance.

26 April 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

Arias promotes IP lawyer to senior counsel in Guatemala

Elite firm Arias (Guatemala) has appointed an associate as senior counsel, strengthening its intellectual property group.

02 March 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Central American bottler makes sustainability-linked offer

Several international and Latin American law firms have advised on The Central America Bottling Corporation's (CBC) US$1.1 billion sustainability-linked issuance and concurrent tender offer.

15 February 2022

Guatemalan cement maker buys Cemex assets in Central America

Guatemalan construction materials manufacturer Cementos Progreso has hired Milbank in New York and Washington, DC, Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Mexico City and BLP in San José and San Salvador to buy Mexican cement maker Cemex’s operations in Costa Rica and El Salvador.

24 January 2022

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