Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Chevez Ruiz appoints seven partners in Mexico

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has promoted seven lawyers to partner, boosting its tax, litigation, intellectual property and labour practices.

29 November 2022

Holding company ups stake in Mexican poultry group Bachoco

Robles Miaja Abogados has helped Mexican holding company Edificio del Noroeste obtain financing worth 14 billion pesos (US$719 million) to fund the acquisition of an additional stake in local poultry group Industrias Bachoco.

29 November 2022

Canadian bank brings arbitration claim against Peru

A Canadian bank has brought an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a nearly 15-year-long tax dispute.

29 November 2022

Mattos Filho reignites PetroRio gas field buy

Mattos Filho has helped Brazil’s Gas Bridge Storage acquire a minority stake in a gas processing plant owned by a subsidiary of local energy group PRIO, formerly known as PetroRio.

29 November 2022

Peru’s CMS Grau hires former vice minister as energy partner

CMS Grau has strengthened its energy and climate change practice by hiring an independent practitioner with experience as the chairman of Petroperú and vice minister of hydrocarbons in the Peruvian government.

28 November 2022

Galicia returns for sustainability-linked Coca-Cola FEMSA offering

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel in a sustainability-linked bond issuance by Coca-Cola FEMSA, a deal worth 9.2 billion pesos (US$476 million).

28 November 2022

Argentina’s Albanesi inks consent solicitation and issues bonds

US and Argentine firms have helped two subsidiaries of Grupo Albanesi – an Argentine energy company – sign an US$80 million consent solicitation agreement and issue bonds in two separate transactions.

28 November 2022

Davivienda gets US$290 million credit line for sustainability loans

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá has helped Colombia’s Banco Davivienda obtain a US$290 million loan that it will use to finance initiatives focused on environmental and social development.

28 November 2022

Mexican firms steer SURA industrial real estate deal

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped Scotiabank Inverlat provide a two-tranche credit facility to Mexico’s SURA Investment Management.

28 November 2022

White & Case makes five local partners in Mexico

White & Case SC has promoted five lawyers to local partner in Mexico City, strengthening its M&A, capital markets, project finance and litigation practices.

25 November 2022

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