Topic: Cross-border M&A

US SPAC combines with Argentine food tech company

Four offices of Linklaters have helped Argentine plant-based protein company Moolec merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal worth US$375 million.

27 January 2023

LatAm firms in cross-border background check acquisition

UK-based employee screening services provider Sterling Check has enlisted Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and two offices of Cuatrecasas to acquire Latin American counterpart Socrates.

26 January 2023

Braskem expands 3D printing offering with US buy

Three offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP have helped Brazilian petrochemicals business Braskem acquire taulman3D, a US company that manufactures materials used in 3D printing.

25 January 2023

Spanish and Brazilian firms steer cross-border fruit acquisition

Garrigues in Murcia and Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados have helped Spain's The Natural Fruit Company (TNFC) acquire Valencia-headquartered Bollo International Fruits and its Brazilian operations.

25 January 2023

Australian companies swap mining assets in Argentina

Australian lithium company Allkem has enlisted Jones Day to divest its Argentine mining subsidiary Borax to fellow Australian business Golden Wattle Springs.

20 January 2023

Safra snaps up US private banking group

Allen & Overy LLP in New York has helped Safra National Bank of New York (SNBNY), a part of J Safra Group, acquire US private banking business Delta North Bankcorp.

19 January 2023

UK water company expands in Paraguay

UK hydration solutions company Waterlogic has enlisted NLD Abogados in Santiago to acquire Paraguayan counterpart Pamaq.

16 January 2023

Canadian pension fund eyes public takeover of Chile’s Hortifrut

Linklaters in New York, Carey in Santiago and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian pension fund manager PSP Investments launch a tender offer to buy the entire public shareholding of Chilean fruit company Hortifrut for US$660 million.

11 January 2023

US insurer Gallagher expands in Brazil

Veirano Advogados has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire local counterpart Interbrok.

11 January 2023

Brazilian firms score in John Textor buy of French football club

US businessman John Textor, majority owner of Brazilian football club Botafogo, has enlisted three DLA Piper LLP offices and its associated firm Campos Mello Advogados in São Paulo to restructure its shareholdings and acquire French football team Olympique Lyonneis (Lyon) for €330 million (US$347 million).

10 January 2023

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