Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Credit Suisse buys assets from Brazilian logistics group

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Credit Suisse’s real estate investment fund acquire two assets from Brazilian logistics group LOG for 453 million reais (US$84 million).

10 August 2022

Mexican payroll company gets US$65 million loan

Mexican payroll financing business Grupo Crédito Maestro has enlisted González Calvillo, SC to obtain a 1.3 billion pesos (US$65 million) loan from Banorte.

10 August 2022

Portuguese group builds Kutuctay bridge in Peru

Cuatrecasas (Peru) has helped the local subsidiary of Portuguese engineering and construction group Etermar sign an agreement to carry out work on the Kutuctay bridge project in southern Peru.

10 August 2022

Von Wobeser adds new labour co-head in hiring spree

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has consolidated its labour offering by hiring a partner and several lawyers from fellow Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC, who arrive alongside a new counsel from a local employment boutique.

09 August 2022

Clyde & Co merges with Chile’s Grasty Quintana and Halpern Pino

Clyde & Co LLP has established an office in Chile by formalising its existing association with Grasty Quintana Majlis, while also incorporating local outfit Halpern Pino.

09 August 2022

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

DFC bankrolls Mexican lender Tangelo

Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has helped Mexican lender Tangelo receive the first disbursement of a US$45 million credit facility from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).

09 August 2022

International investors halve stake in Chile’s Consorcio Financiero

Carey has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and US private equity investor Calverton each sell half of their stakes in Chilean finance group Consorcio Financiero for US$87 million.

09 August 2022

Colombian firms brace for first left-wing government

As the Andean nation inaugurates Gustavo Petro as its first-ever leftist president, Colombian law firms are preparing for radical changes in the energy sector, as well as tax reform and an increased focus on climate change and ESG.

08 August 2022

Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

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