Market: Honduras

Arias steers cross-border IDB Invest loan

Arias’ offices in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have helped IDB Invest lend US$75 million to Central American food company CMI Alimentos.

02 February 2021

Laureate continues divestment in Latin America

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami, Jones Day in New York and Melara & Asociados in Tegucigalpa have helped US education group Laureate sell its Honduran operations to local non-for-profit organisation Fundación Nasser, adding to the company’s recent sales in Brazil and Chile.

28 October 2020

Germany’s Delivery Hero expands in Latin America

Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Lima, three Arias offices and Ferrere (Ecuador) have helped German on-demand food services business Delivery Hero buy Spanish counterpart Glovo’s entire Latin American operation for 230 million euros (US$273 million), adding several new markets to its existing regional portfolio.

21 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

Consortium appoints new president in Central America

Central American law firm Consortium Legal has elected Guatemalan partner Álvaro Castellanos to head the regional firm as its new president, after José Evenor Taboada’s 15 years at the helm.

05 August 2020

Microsoft and IDB join forces for digital covid-19 solution

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

Tech giant Microsoft and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have teamed up once again to provide a digital cloud solution to Latin American governments that will help companies and legal teams continue carrying out administrative tasks during the covid-19 pandemic despite lockdown measures.

27 July 2020

Canada’s Aura completes landmark cross-border IPO on Brazil’s B3

Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP in São Paulo, Harneys in the British Virgin Islands,  Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto, Pinheiro Guimarães Advogados in São Paulo and Aguilar Castillo Love (Honduras) have helped Canadian mining conglomerate Aura Minerals and its shareholders complete an IPO and follow-on offering on Brazil’s B3 stock exchange, raising a total of 790 million Brazilian reais (US$150 million) in capital.

23 July 2020

Honduran textile maker gets IDB Invest loan

Wilson Williams LLP in New York and Washington, DC, and ACZALAW in San Pedro Sula have helped Honduran textile company Elcatex get a US$96 million loan from IDB Invest.

16 July 2020

Honduras raises US$600 million in sovereign debt issuance

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC has helped the Republic of Honduras issue notes for US$600 million.

15 July 2020

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Legal practitioners and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have decried recent changes to Honduran law that reduce penalties for corruption and fraud offences.

10 July 2020

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