Topic: Cross-border M&A

LNG group gets funds to expand in Colombia with energy buy

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped Colombian liquefied natural gas company LNG Energy Group purchase Bogotá-based gas group Lewis Energy Colombia (LEC) after the buyer received acquisition financing from Macquarie.

26 September 2023

France’s Legrand expands in Chile with double tech purchase

Garrigues (Chile) has helped the Chilean subsidiary of French IT infrastructure group Legrand acquire local energy-focused technology companies Teknica and Enersafe.

26 September 2023

Saudi energy group Aramco enters LatAm fuel retail market

Saudi Arabian energy company Aramco has hired five White & Case LLP offices and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to buy Chilean fuel distributor Esmax from Latin America-focused private equity fund Southern Cross Group.

25 September 2023

Gómez-Pinzón stars in US digital consultancy merger

Gómez-Pinzón has assisted US digital services consultancy Hero Digital in the Colombian aspects of its merger with Chicago-headquartered counterpart Avionos.

25 September 2023

German vehicle machinery group expands Brazilian footprint

Three Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP offices and Santos Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped German vehicle equipment producer JOST Werke acquire the Brazilian subsidiary of US counterpart Crenlo Engineered Cabs.

22 September 2023

Chile’s Parque Arauco snaps up stake in Medellín shopping centre

Posse Herrera Ruiz has helped the Colombian subsidiary of Chilean shopping centre operator Parque Arauco acquire a controlling stake in Medellín-based counterpart Parque Fabricato for US$17 million.

22 September 2023

Emergent Cold expansion continues with Brazil buy

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados has helped Latin American refrigerated storage group Emergent Cold expand its Brazilian footprint to the state of Rio de Janeiro by acquiring local counterpart Rio Bravo Logística.

20 September 2023

Belgian group grows in LatAm with Brazilian agritech assets

Jones Day's Brussels office and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped Belgian agriculture solutions company Biobest Group acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart Biotrop for 2.8 billion reais (US$567 million).

19 September 2023

Mitrani Caballero stars in cross-border pipe coating acquisition

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has helped the pipe manufacturing subsidiary of Argentine conglomerate Techint acquire the pipe coating business of Canadian counterpart Mattr US$166 million – including several Mexican assets.

19 September 2023

Veirano features in multibillion-dollar German-Spanish utilities buy

Veirano Advogados has helped German utilities group Steag in its US$2.8 billion sale to Spanish infrastructure investment fund Asterion, including the target’s Brazilian subsidiary.

18 September 2023

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