Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Colombian port docks US$394 million credit line

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped a group of lenders, including IDB and IDB Invest, grant a US$394 million credit line to a port in the northern department of Antioquia.

25 January 2022

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes steer Vinci port acquisition

Brazilian alternative investment group Vinci Partners has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a port in Paraná, in which the buyer has agreed to invest 3 billion reais (US$530 million).

21 January 2022

Hernández & Cía and Rodrigo Elías steer Peruvian maritime buy

Peru’s Andino Investment Holding has enlisted Hernández & Cía Abogados to acquire shares in local port operator Cosmos Agencia Marítima from DP World Logistics, an Emirati multinational logistics company.

17 January 2022

Several firms close fridge storage transaction in Chile

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired NLD Abogados to acquire Chilean cold storage business Friopacífico, marking the company’s entrance into the Andean country.

06 December 2021

Brazilian port agrees asset sale to Cosan subsidiary

Brazil’s São Luís Port Company, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), has hired Stocche Forbes to agree the final leg of the port's sale to local energy group Atlântico, in a deal worth 720 million reais (US$128 million) in total.

26 November 2021

Several firms dock Italy-Brazil vessel deal

Lefosse Advogados has helped Italian maritime company Finarge sell its Brazilian subsidiary to local counterpart CBO Group in a deal worth US$94 million.

23 September 2021

Cosan subsidiary acquires port and enters JV in Brazil

Atlântico, a subsidiary of Brazilian energy company Cosan, has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire local port São Luís for 720 million reais (US$134 million) and enter into a joint venture with mining group Paulo Brito.

10 September 2021

LatAm firms in Deutsche Post DHL’s buy of ocean freight company

Multinational package delivery company Deutsche Post DHL Group has enlisted German firm Gleiss Lutz and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to acquire sea freight company JF Hillebrand for 1.5 billion euros (US$1.7 billion), giving it assets in Latin America.

02 September 2021

I Squared Capital buys Colombian port assets from Southern Cross

US investment fund I Squared Capital has enlisted Garrigues (Colombia) to acquire local port assets from one of Latin America’s biggest private equity funds, Southern Cross.

13 August 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

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