Topic: Start-up companies

Ex-Rodrigo Elías and PPU partners launch tech-focused boutique

A former partner of Peruvian Elite firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados and the founding partner of Delmar Ugarte – now part of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) – have joined forces with Revoredo Abogados to open a boutique focused on venture capital, M&A, start-ups and fintech.

06 May 2022

PAG nabs Marval partner and ex-Norton Rose lawyer in double hire

US firm PAG Law has strengthened its venture capital offering in Latin America by adding a partner from Argentine Elite firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal and a former Norton Rose Fulbright partner to its senior rank.

27 April 2022

Goldman Sachs leads investment in Brazilian start-up Unico

Brazilian facial recognition start-up Unico has enlisted three Foley & Lardner LLP offices and Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$100 million in an investment round led by Goldman Sachs.

25 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

Which firms are leading in the financial sector?

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

As part of LACCA’s newest research into Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Banks, we take a look at the most popular firms for the region’s leading financial organisations as well as what’s been driving legal work in the sector.

19 April 2022

Honorato Delaveau steers Chilean proptech loan

Chilean real estate start-up Philippo has enlisted Honorato Delaveau to get a US$50 million loan.

13 April 2022

Souto Correa and Lino Beraldi in Loft acquisition

Souto Correa Advogados has helped Brazilian real estate platform Loft acquire local software group Vista, continuing the unicorn’s acquisition spree.

06 April 2022

Bergstein and Olivera in Uruguayan tech acquisition

US communications provider Net2Phone has hired Bergstein Abogados to acquire Uruguayan contact-centre-as-a-service (CCaaS) group Integra.

01 April 2022

Brazilian corporate benefits start-up raises US$100 million

Flash Benefícios, a São Paulo-based benefits management start-up, has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise US$100 million in a Series C funding round.

31 March 2022

Banco Itaú acquires stakes in two Uruguayan fintechs

Brazilian banking giant Itaú has hired DLA Piper LLP in Miami, San Juan, Buenos Aires and Lima, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega, Ferrere (Uruguay) and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to buy minority stakes in two Uruguayan fintech companies.

30 March 2022

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