Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Licks Attorneys adds two litigation partners in Brasília and Rio

Brazilian firm Licks Attorneys has strengthened its litigation offering by appointing two of its associates as partner.

01 December 2022

Actis invests in Mexican holding company MT Falcon

UK private equity group Actis has hired three Clifford Chance LLP offices and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to buy a stake in energy-focused holding group MT Falcon from Japanese trading company Mitsui, paying US$360 million.

01 December 2022

Scania upgrades Santiago’s transport system with new bus fleet

Allen & Overy LLP in São Paulo and Chilean firm Jaederlund Ortiz Marchant & Castillo have helped the local subsidiary of Swedish vehicle manufacturer Scania obtain financing to acquire a bus fleet in Santiago.

01 December 2022

International PR company snaps up counterpart in Mexico

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has helped global public relations company SEC Newgate acquire Mexican counterpart Another.

01 December 2022

Machado Meyer surpasses 100 partners with promotions

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has strengthened its corporate, tax, litigation, labour and energy practices by appointing eight partners.

30 November 2022

Remember to nominate for Latin Lawyer Individual Awards

Every year, we recognise the achievements of leading lawyers from across Latin America in areas such as law firm leadership, diversity and pro bono at our awards ceremony, which will take place next year in São Paulo and is held in aid of pro bono clearinghouses from across the region.

30 November 2022

Brazil challenges health insurance merger over duopoly concerns

Brazil’s competition authority has asked its administrative tribunal to block Hapvida's purchase of rival Smile, less than a year after prohibiting another attempted acquisition by the health insurance provider.

30 November 2022

Mexico’s Discovery Americas inks logistics buy

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has helped Mexican private equity fund Discovery Americas purchase local logistics company Servimsa.

30 November 2022

São Paulo stock exchange B3 nabs AI business

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s B3 stock exchange acquire local artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurotech for 1.1 billion reais (US$220 million).

30 November 2022

World’s largest flooring manufacturer consolidates in Brazil

Demarest Advogados has helped US flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries acquire Brazilian ceramics group Elizabeth Revestimentos.

30 November 2022

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