Market: Paraguay

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

Consortium buys Pan American’s fuel stations in Uruguay

A consortium of Paraguayan, Uruguayan and Argentine companies has enlisted Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo and Vouga Abogados in Asunción to snap up Pan American Energy’s Uruguayan fuel station chain.

14 July 2021

Brazil’s Hidrovias expands in Paraguay

Waterway logistics company Hidrovias do Brasil has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Frankfurt and São Paulo and Ferrere (Paraguay) to acquire counterpart Imperial Group’s Paraguayan subsidiary for US$90 million.

28 April 2021

Ferrere steers US$50 million Paraguayan fund

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped Puente Administradora de Fondos de Inversión (Puente AFPISA) structure Paraguay’s first closed financial investment fund, worth US$50 million.

07 April 2021

Paraguay and Dominican Republic issue sovereign debt

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on two separate sovereign bond issuances made by the Dominican Republic and Paraguay, in which the countries raised US$3.3 billion.

15 February 2021

Vouga and Palacios Prono steer Grupo Cartes pharma buy in Paraguay

Paraguayan firm Palacios, Prono & Talavera has helped local conglomerate Grupo Cartes – owned by former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes – acquire family-owned drugstore chain Cadena Farmacenter.

11 January 2021

Paraguay’s Banco Continental in novel sustainability finance

Milbank in New York and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped Paraguay’s Banco Continental raise US$300 million in a sustainability bond issuance, becoming Latin America’s first financial institution to issue such bonds.

06 January 2021

Ferrere helps resurrected Eastern Airlines launch Miami-Asunción flight

Florida-based Eastern Airlines has hired Ferrere (Paraguay) to obtain permission to set up a regular commercial route for passengers, cargo and mail between Miami and the Paraguayan capital of Asunción.

10 December 2020

Paraguayan beef producer makes second debt tap of the year

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in London, Estudio Jurídico Ovelar & Asociados in Asunción and Bolivian firm PPO Abogados have helped Paraguayan meat producer Frigorífico Concepción issue bonds worth US$40 million.

19 November 2020

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

28 October 2020

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