Topic: Cross-border M&A

Canadian fertiliser company snaps up Brazilian agribusiness

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian agribusiness Casa do Adubo sell its operations to Canadian fertiliser maker Nutrien.

31 August 2022

Votorantim and Temasek launch investment platform in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investor Votorantim partner with state-owned Singaporean counterpart Temasek to launch a new investment platform, which is set to bring US$700 million worth of equity investment to Brazil.

26 August 2022

Mexican fintech Covalto merges with US SPAC

Digital banking platform Covalto has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Houston to merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), becoming the first Mexican fintech to become publicly traded on a US stock exchange.

25 August 2022

Advent invests in Cemex tech group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto, five DLA Piper LLP offices and Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and González Calvillo, SC have helped US private equity fund Advent International acquire a majority stake in technology consultancy group Neoris from Cemex.

19 August 2022

UK car dealer Inchcape buys Chilean counterpart Derco

British automotive company Inchcape has enlisted Herbert Smith Freehills in London, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Bolivian firm PPO Abogados and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire Chilean counterpart Derco for £1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion).

11 August 2022

International investors halve stake in Chile’s Consorcio Financiero

Carey has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and US private equity investor Calverton each sell half of their stakes in Chilean finance group Consorcio Financiero for US$87 million.

09 August 2022

Austrian company invests in Paraguayan paper producer

Austrian pulp and paper company Heinzel has called on Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in Miami and Ferrere (Paraguay) to acquire a minority stake in Paraguayan counterpart Paracel.

05 August 2022

Spanish company consolidates water assets in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped Spanish water company Aqualia acquire the Colombian subsidiary of French counterpart Saur, including six concessions for water production and distribution.

04 August 2022

UK renewables group buys Peruvian hydroelectric plant

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped London-headquartered renewables company Cubico acquire a Peruvian hydroelectric plant.

04 August 2022

Cubico invests in Uruguayan renewable energy

White & Case LLP in Madrid and Posadas in Montevideo have helped UK renewables group Cubico buy two wind farms in Uruguay from Spanish energy infrastructure company ACS Servicios.

03 August 2022

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