Market: International

Americanas secures Brazilian restructuring recognition in New York

Rio de Janeiro-headquartered retailer Americanas has secured recognition of its Brazilian restructuring in New York, as it dismissed reports that its shareholders had offered to boost a capital injection presented to creditors.

15 March 2023

Greenberg Traurig appoints M&A shareholder in LatAm practice

Highly Recommended firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has bolstered its Latin American corporate offering by promoting an of counsel to shareholder at its Miami office.

14 March 2023

Santander Brasil sells stake in car platform to Australian company

Australian company Carsales has enlisted Arnold Bloch Leibler in Sydney and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire an additional stake in Brazilian counterpart platform Webmotors from Santander for 1.2 billion reais (US$239 million).

14 March 2023

Last chance to register to our renewables event in Cartagena

A prominent oil & gas partner from Brazil's Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados and the lead renewable energy counsel for IDB Invest will speak at Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy 2023 in Cartagena next month.

14 March 2023

Automaker Stellantis invests in Argentine copper project

Canadian firm McCarthy Tétrault LLP and Marval O’Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped multinational automaker Stellantis acquire a minority stake in McEwen Copper, a subsidiary of Toronto-based McEwen Mining, for 30 billion Argentine pesos (US$150 million).

14 March 2023

Bunge snaps ups agricultural real estate in Brazil

US agribusiness Bunge has enlisted Santos Neto Advogados to expand its Brazilian operations by buying a storage complex in the state of Mato Grosso.

13 March 2023

Chilean HR start-up raises US$48 million in funding round

Three Cooley LLP offices and Villarino e Ilharreborde Abogados in Santiago have helped Chilean HR start-up Rankmi raise US$48 million in a Series A funding round led by Softbank and through its  merged with Mexican counterpart Osmos.

10 March 2023

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Carolina Walther-Meade

In the second of our three-part series dedicated to International Women’s Day this week, Latin Lawyer speaks to Milbank partner Carolina Walther-Meade about the challenges of being a woman in the legal sector, the importance of being yourself and setting clear objectives to achieve your goals.

09 March 2023

Brazil’s Arezzo steps into global market with Italian footwear buy

Two Paul Hastings LLP offices and Brazil’s Stocche Forbes Advogados have helped Brazilian footwear retailer Arezzo acquire a majority stake in Italian luxury counterpart Paris Texas for 130 million reais (US$25 million).

09 March 2023

Nicaragua defeats arbitration claim over oil and gas concession

An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has rejected a claim worth up to US$198 million brought by a group of US investors against Nicaragua over the termination of an oil and gas concession.

09 March 2023

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