Market: International

Panamanian solar investor takes Honduras to ICSID

A Panamanian investor has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Honduras over its investment in a solar farm.

11 September 2023

Japan’s Resonac gets ownership of Mexican automation group

Masuda Funai in Chicago has helped Japanese chemicals company Resonac take ownership of Mexican automated systems company AMI Automation by acquiring all of the outstanding shares in the company from parent group AMI Holdings.

11 September 2023

Marfrig sells abattoirs to Minerva for US$1.5 billion

Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Brazilian meat processor Minerva acquire 7.5 billion reais (US$1.5 billion) worth of abattoirs from competitor Marfrig, a deal that includes assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

08 September 2023

Samarco sanction ends years of "high-stakes" negotiations

Eight years since its fatal dam accident in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, a local court has approved a reorganisation plan for miner Samarco that was supported by a majority of its creditors and shareholders.

08 September 2023

Brazil’s Eurofarma invests in US biotech company

Paul Hastings LLP in São Paulo has helped Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma invest in US biotechnology group Abcuro through a US$155 million Series B financing round.

08 September 2023

General Atlantic and CAF GCs to attend Latin Lawyer PE event

Gordon Cruess – associate general counsel for US private equity fund General Atlantic – is among the speakers set to attend Latin Lawyer’s Private Equity conference in New York next month. Read on for more information and how to register.

07 September 2023

Banco Itaú sells Argentine operations to Banco Macro

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Bruchou & Funes de Rioja in Buenos Aires have helped Banco Macro acquire the Argentine subsidiaries of Brazil’s Banco Itaú for US$50 million.

06 September 2023

CIFI structures LatAm-focused sustainable infrastructure fund

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC, Canada’s Stikeman Elliott LLP, Alta Batalla in San José and offshore outfit Carey Olsen have helped Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI) structure a US$300 million sustainable infrastructure debt fund.

06 September 2023

Argentine motorway dispute returns to ICSID

Spanish infrastructure group Abertis has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Argentina over motorway concessions – more than six years after settling an earlier case at the centre.

04 September 2023

Atlas and Isagen light up Colombian solar JV

Gómez-Pinzón has helped US-based renewables group Atlas and Colombian power company Isagen launch a local renewables joint venture develop solar generation assets.

04 September 2023

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