Topic: Cross-border M&A

Payet Rey and Rodrigo Elías guide Pan American Silver sale

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped Peruvian mining company Alpayana buy a local mine from Canadian counterpart Pan American Silver.

25 August 2023

Swiss chemicals company buys Peruvian mortar manufacturer

Swiss chemicals company Sika has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in New York and Estudio Echecopar in Lima to acquire Peruvian mortar manufacturer Grupo Chema.

24 August 2023

Bain Capital serves up US$1.1 billion Fogo de Chão acquisition

Several Kirkland & Ellis LLP offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped US private equity group Bain Capital acquire Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chão, valued at US$1.1 billion, from New York-headquartered counterpart Rhône Capital.

23 August 2023

Ashmore snaps up Colombian oncology centre

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped British investor Ashmore buy a majority stake in local healthcare centre Sociedad de Oncología y Hematología del Cesar (SOHEC).

23 August 2023

Norway’s Equinor buys Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy

Two Mattos Filho offices have helped Norwegian energy company Equinor acquire Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy.

22 August 2023

Geely and Renault ink powertrain JV involving LatAm assets

Three Jones Day offices, Bofill Mir Abogados in Santiago and Brazilian firm BMA Advogados have helped Chinese automotive company Geely enter into a joint venture with Renault to launch a powertrain company that will rely on technology produced by the French carmaker’s plants in Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

21 August 2023

LatAm real estate group goes public with SPAC merger

Baker McKenzie LLP in New York has helped industrial real estate company LatAm Logistic Properties combine with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), a deal that takes the business public.

18 August 2023

US investors take Brazil’s Arco private

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and offshore firm Maples Group have helped Brazilian education platform Arco delist from New York’s Nasdaq stock exchange through a US$1.5 billion shares merger with US investors General Atlantic and Dragoneer.

17 August 2023

Amazon launches first credit card in Brazil with Bradesco

Veirano Advogados has advised Banco Bradesco in its partnership with Amazon to launch the US e-commerce giant’s credit card service in Brazil.

17 August 2023

UK investor snaps up LatAm renewables assets

Eight Clifford Chance LLP offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped UK-based company Renewable Energy Systems (RES) buy the sustainable power division of Spanish electrical engineering business Ingeteam.

16 August 2023

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