Topic: Cross-border M&A

FEMSA spends US$1.2 billion on Swiss convenience store group

Bär & Karrer in Zürich has helped Swiss convenience store group Valora sell its business to Mexican beverage business FEMSA, a deal worth US$1.2 billion.

18 October 2022

GIP buys LatAm renewables group Atlas from Actis

Several firms have helped US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) acquire Latin American renewable energy developer Atlas from UK private equity group Actis.

17 October 2022

Macquarie-Odinsa airport platform lands in Colombia and Ecuador

The Latin American-focused subsidiary of Australian investor Macquarie has called on three Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP offices, DLA Piper LLP in Madrid and Bogotá, and Ecuador’s Bustamante Fabara to structure an airport investment platform with Colombian infrastructure company Odinsa in a deal worth US$142 million.

10 October 2022

Ecuadorean unicorn grows Mexican presence with fintech buy

Ecuadorean fintech Kushki has hired Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton in Boston and Mexican firm Santamarina y Steta to acquire Mexico City-based counterpart Billpocket.

07 October 2022

Patria further expands Colombian healthcare portfolio

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has helped Brazilian private equity group Patria Investimentos acquire Colombian healthcare group Clínica Chía.

07 October 2022

Brazilian restaurant operator exits Panama with airport assets sale

Brazilian restaurant operator International Meal Company (IMC) has enlisted Machado Mayer Advogados in São Paulo and Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City to sell its remaining assets in Panama to offshore commercial catering company Inflight Holdings Cayman for US$40 million.

05 October 2022

Nike completes sale of distribution rights in three LatAm countries

US sportswear brand Nike has finalised the divestment of its distribution rights in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, with several US and Latin American law firms advising.

04 October 2022

Sweden’s Assa Abloy in Brazilian biometrics buy

Two offices of both Hogan Lovells LLP and Lefosse have helped a Brazilian subsidiary of Swedish access solutions company Assa Abloy acquire electronics developer Control iD.

30 September 2022

Mitsui invests in Brazilian vet group

Japanese trader Mitsui has enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire a minority stake in Brazilian veterinary products manufacturer Ouro Fino Saúde Animal from Brazilian development bank BNDES and local private equity fund Opportunity.

30 September 2022

Mexican firms in cross-border chemical manufacture buy

French chemicals company Arkema has enlisted Santamarina y Steta to buy Mexican counterpart Polímeros Especiales.

29 September 2022

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