Topic: Cross-border M&A

PetroRecôncavo snaps up oil assets from Swedish operator

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian oil and gas business PetroRecôncavo acquire the local subsidiary of Swedish counterpart Maha Energy for US$174 million.

10 January 2023

France’s Vinci Airports lands in Mexico with billion-dollar buy

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in New York and Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City have helped France’s Vinci Airports enter Mexico by acquiring a stake in local airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA) for US$1.17 billion.

05 January 2023

Chile's Carozzi scoops up ice cream assets

Guerrero Olivos and Dellafiori Abogados have helped Chilean food company Empresas Carozzi buy local ice cream company Lecherías Loncomilla from its founder Mac Clure Lyon for US$43 million.

04 January 2023

Several firms steer cross-border data centre buy

Several firms have helped data centre operator Aligned acquire Latin American-focused counterpart ODATA from Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and US IT company CyrusOne.

03 January 2023

Enel sells Chilean transmission business for US$1.4 billion

Arteaga Gorziglia in Santiago has helped Chile’s Sociedad Transmisora Metropolitana (STM) acquire the local electricity transmission subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel for US$1.4 billion.

22 December 2022

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

JCHX partners with Canada’s Cordoba for mining JV in Colombia

Clifford Chance LLP in Beijing and Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón have helped Chinese engineering company JCHX Mining Management enter a landmark US$100 million agreement to develop one of Colombia’s largest copper mines with Canada’s Cordoba Minerals.

21 December 2022

CPP Investments acquires stake in V.Tal from BTG Pactual

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has hired Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in V.Tal, the fibre optics business of Brazilian telecoms company Oi, for 2.5 billion reais (US$468 million).

14 December 2022

German engineering platform buys Argentine tech group IncluIT

Several DLA Piper LLP offices have helped Cologne-headquartered engineering and consultancy platform Avenga acquire Argentine software company IncluIT.

14 December 2022

Brazilian pharma group expands medicine portfolio

Palma Guedes Advogados has helped Brazilian pharmaceuticals business MedQuímica buy the rights to several brands from the local subsidiary of Dutch medical company Bausch & Lomb.

13 December 2022

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