Market: International

Still time to register for ACI Brazil summit next week

Gerald Moody, assistant chief at the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) unit of the US Department of Justice, Carolina Yumi de Souza, from the attorney general's office in São Paulo, and Renato Machado de Souza, director of the leniency agreements office of Brazil's Comptroller General (CGU), are among the latest confirmed speakers for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Brazil conference later this month.

14 October 2022

Crédito Maestro financing in Mexico calls on several firms

Crédito Maestro has enlisted González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City to secure a US$65 million credit facility from CarVal Investors.

14 October 2022

US data group expands in Chile with US$150 million loan

Allen & Overy LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Chile) have helped US data centre company EdgeConneX obtain a US$150 million financing from French investment bank Natixis.

14 October 2022

Four firms steer lorry rental follow-on in Brazil

Two offices of Milbank and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Brazilian lorry rental company Vamos Locação raise 641 million reais (US$124 million) through its second follow-on offering.

14 October 2022

Covington & Burling boosts LatAm anti-corruption practice

Covington & Burling LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by promoting the head of its regional anti-corruption department, Veronica Yepez, to partner in Washington, DC.

12 October 2022

Familiar firms steer Cemex tender offer

The New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has helped Mexican cement maker Cemex launch a US$405 million tender offer to buy back three existing sets of notes.

12 October 2022

Chinese mining investor brings arbitration claim against Ecuador

A Chinese mining company that says it lost control over a gold and silver project in Ecuador after it was invaded by activists has made good on its threat to file an investment treaty claim.

12 October 2022

Arco snaps up Brazilian education start-up

Brazilian education group Arco has hired two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to acquire the remaining stake in local start-up isaac.

11 October 2022

Brazil’s Gerdau secures US$875 million credit line

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau obtain a credit line worth US$875 million.

11 October 2022

White & Case boosts LatAm firepower in global promotion

White & Case LLP has bolstered its Latin American offering by elevating five lawyers to its senior rank as part of the firm’s latest global promotion round.

10 October 2022

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