Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Bragard drives through toll road loan in Uruguay

Bragard Abogados has helped regional development fund Fondo Financiero para el Desarrollo de la Cuenca Plata (Fonplata) lend US$30 million to Corporación Vial del Uruguay (CVU), the country’s largest toll road concessionaire.

09 September 2022

Creel García-Cuéllar expands partnership

Mexican Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has elevated a counsel and an associate to its senior rank, strengthening its litigation and M&A practices.

08 September 2022

Just Eat sells stake in Brazil’s iFood to Dutch investor

UK food delivery platform Just Eat has hired Slaughter & May in London to sell a stake in Brazilian counterpart iFood to Dutch investment group Prosus for US$1.8 billion.

08 September 2022

Familiar firms return for YPF Luz bond issuance

The electricity unit of Argentine state-owned oil group YPF has enlisted O'Farrell to issue US$100 million worth of bonds.

08 September 2022

US analytics platform buys Colombian retail data provider

US analytics platform Premise has enlisted four offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to acquire Colombian retail measurement provider Grupo Meiko.

08 September 2022

White & Case hires two partners in Mexico

White & Case SC has strengthened its capital markets practice in Mexico City by hiring two partners that were formerly at Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC.

07 September 2022

Peru’s Olaechea appoints tax co-head

Peruvian Highly Recommended firm Estudio Olaechea has elevated a senior associate to partner and co-head of its tax department.

07 September 2022

CADE approves KKR’s US$2.2 billion purchase of ContourGlobal

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo has helped secure antitrust approval for US private equity group KKR’s £1.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) acquisition of British power generation company ContourGlobal, which was announced earlier this year.

07 September 2022

Brazil’s Pernambuco gets US$150 million credit line

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped a syndicate of lenders grant a 800 million reais (US$150 million) financing to Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco.

07 September 2022

González Calvillo adds partner and two counsel

Mexican Elite firm González Calvillo, SC has made two promotions and hired a compliance officer from Grupo México’s mining subsidiary, adding one partner and two new counsel to its litigation, M&A and ESG practices.

06 September 2022

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