Market: International

Brazilian renewables company gets equity investment

Brazilian investment fund Augment has enlisted Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo to make a 459 million reais (US$85 million) equity investment in local renewable energy company Origo.

12 August 2022

Several firms steer US$170 million Colombian energy loan

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Chicago and DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá have helped Colombian energy company Termoeléctrica el Tesorito get a US$170 million loan.

12 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

Greenberg Traurig adds LatAm-experienced finance partner

Greenberg Traurig LLP has reinforced its Latin American finance offering by hiring a name partner from US firm Luskin, Stern & Eisler LLP.

11 August 2022

Several firms help Peruvian companies refinance debt

Hernández & Cía in Lima has helped two Peruvian solar power subsidiaries of Japanese investor Sojitz obtain a US$122 million refinancing to pay off their existing debt with three international development banks.

11 August 2022

Canadian business gets financing for gold mine in Brazil

Canada’s G Mining has hired Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro to obtain a US$481 million financing package for its gold mine in Brazil.

11 August 2022

CFE reaches deal to end pipeline disputes

A Canadian energy infrastructure group says it has reached a deal with a Mexican state utility to develop a new US$4.5 billion offshore natural gas pipeline, bringing an end to a pair of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) claims relating to existing onshore pipelines.

11 August 2022

KLA boosts public law practice with hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm KLA Advogados has recruited a Pinheiro Neto Advogados lawyer as partner, strengthening its public law department.

10 August 2022

Clyde & Co merges with Chile’s Grasty Quintana and Halpern Pino

Clyde & Co LLP has established an office in Chile by formalising its existing association with Grasty Quintana Majlis, while also incorporating local outfit Halpern Pino.

09 August 2022

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

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