Topic: Cross-border M&A

Pérez Correa steers transport acquisition in Mexico

Nasdaq-listed transportation start-up Swvl has hired Mexican firm Peréz Correa González to acquire local counterpart Urbvan Mobility for US$82 million.

03 August 2022

ArcelorMittal spends US$2.2 billion on Brazilian steel assets

The world’s largest steel group ArcelorMittal has hired Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Brazilian firms Tauil & Chequer Advogados and Lefosse to buy local counterpart Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion.

02 August 2022

Google’s Central American advertising partner divests stake

Advertising company Mediam Group has hired Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City to sell a minority stake in the business to Miami-based counterpart Aleph Group.

02 August 2022

Several firms anchor Santos port acquisition

Machado Meyer Advogados and Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados have helped a port operator controlled by Brazilian fund IG4 Capital acquire US$259 million worth of assets in the state of São Paulo from Rumo, the logistics group of Cosan.

26 July 2022

Norwegian companies join forces for solar project in Brazil

Several firms have helped three Norwegian energy companies sign an agreement to develop a solar project in Brazil and ink a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a local aluminium producer.

26 July 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Tenaris signs US$460 million US pipe maker acquisition

Argentine steel manufacturer Tenaris has enlisted US firms Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Jones Walker LLP, and Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires to buy Louisiana-based seamless steel pipe manufacturer Benteler for US$460 million.

25 July 2022

Brookfield sells hydroelectric plants in Brazil

The cement and energy subsidiaries of Brazil’s Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) have turned to Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados to buy two hydroelectric power plants from Canadian asset manager Brookfield.

25 July 2022

Several firms wrap up Argentina-US snack buy

Argentine food company Georgalos has enlisted Estudio Alegria Buey Fernández Fissore Montemerlo to buy several assets, including the historic peanut butter nougat brand Mantecol, from US confectionary giant Mondelēz.

25 July 2022

Itaú snaps up stake in Brazilian broker

Veirano Advogados in São Paulo has helped Itaú Unibanco acquire a minority stake in Avenue Holding, a broker-dealer for Brazilian investors, for 493 million reais (US$92 million).

22 July 2022

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