Market: International

Lava Jato showed us how to be an island of integrity in a sea of corruption, say panellists

Brazil’s infamous Lava Jato investigation may have come to an abrupt halt last year, but panellists at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference say its legacy lives on in the valuable lessons that are still being learnt in the aftermath of the scandal.

22 October 2021

Multiple firms in Colombia’s first PPP hospital financing

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped local medical company Promotora Hospital de Bosa and its sponsor, Spain’s Grupo Ortiz, receive a US$68 million loan to fund the construction of the Andean country’s first public-private partnership (PPP) hospital.

22 October 2021

Ferrere steers largest private company issuance in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped local retailer Ta-Ta raise US$100 million in a local debt issuance.

22 October 2021

Santacruz Silver and Glencore carve out mine sale deal in Bolivia

Dentons Guevara & Gutiérrez in La Paz has advised Canadian company Santacruz Silver Mining in the acquisition of a Bolivian mining portfolio from Anglo-Swiss counterpart Glencore for US$110 million.

21 October 2021

Chilean HR start-up gets US$50 million injection

Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean human resources start-up Buk raise US$50 million in an investment round.

21 October 2021

Indian telecoms company buys Andean assets

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá, DLA Piper (Peru) and S&R Associates in New Delhi and Mumbai have helped Latin American cloud communications company Masivian in its US$50 million sale to Indian counterpart Route Mobile.

21 October 2021

Swiss pharma group hires EY Law to expand in Costa Rica

EY Law (Costa Rica) has helped Swiss healthcare company Roche invest US$100 million in the construction of a tower block in Sabana Norte, a suburb of the Costa Rican capital San José.

21 October 2021

Register now for Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference

There is still time to sign up for Latin Lawyer Connect: Labour & Employment conference, which will take place on 26 October. Read on for details of the event and how to register.

20 October 2021

US investor buys Mexican industrial park

Mexican firms Trujillo Abogados, RSL Real Estate Legal Consulting and DM Tax have helped US real estate investment manager TC Latin America Partners acquire an industrial park in northern Mexico.

20 October 2021

Australian miner enters Chile with Sierra Gorda buy

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago has helped Australian miner South32 buy a stake in Chilean copper mine Sierra Gorda from Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo in a deal worth over US$2 billion.

19 October 2021

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