Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Souza, Mello e Torres co-founder launches boutique

Luis Souza – one of the founding partners of Souza, Mello e Torres – has left the firm to launch his own outfit, resulting in the rebranding of his former firm.

03 October 2022

Peru's Benites Vargas hires former prime minister as counsel

Peruvian law firm Benites, Vargas & Ugaz Abogados has bolstered its public and constitutional law offering by hiring a former prime minister as counsel.

03 October 2022

Alpha seals Colombian restructuring amid Chapter 11 process

Alpha Latam Management – a lender that operates in Colombia and Mexico – has hired a slew of firms to finalise the Colombian section of its Chapter 11 restructuring, increasing its available capital by US$87 million.

03 October 2022

Coca-Cola FEMSA completes US$300 million tender offer

Mexico’s Coca-Cola FEMSA has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to make a US$300 million tender offer to repurchase outstanding debt.

03 October 2022

Multiple firms lead Peruvian mining loan

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peruvian mining company Raura secure a US$126 million loan.

03 October 2022

Mattos Filho drives Movida US$145 million offering

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian car rental company Movida in a 750 million reais (US$145 million) public offering of debentures.

03 October 2022

BMA announces succession plan for founding partners

Brazilian Elite firm BMA Advogados has outlined the plan for the succession of its three founding partners, which includes their gradual exit from the firm and reduction of equity interests.

30 September 2022

Honorato Delaveau boosts offering with double hire

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Honorato Delaveau has strengthened its natural resources and corporate practices by hiring a partner and a senior associate.

30 September 2022

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30 September 2022

Sweden’s Assa Abloy in Brazilian biometrics buy

Two offices of both Hogan Lovells LLP and Lefosse have helped a Brazilian subsidiary of Swedish access solutions company Assa Abloy acquire electronics developer Control iD.

30 September 2022

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