Work Area: M&A

I Squared divests energy assets in Guatemala

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped London-based Threelands Energy acquire Central America's largest private power distributor from the Latin America-focused subsidiary of US investor I Squared Capital.

02 October 2023

Brazil’s Serasa acquires anti-fraud software developer

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian credit research business Serasa Experian purchase local fraud prevention platform AllowMe Tecnologias for US$45 million.

02 October 2023

Demarest and Cescon Barrieu steer cross-border equipment buy

French industrial equipment supplier Loxam has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire Brazilian counterpart A Geradora Aluguel de Máquinas.

29 September 2023

Ferrere stars in Bolivian pet company restructuring

Ferrere (Bolivia) has helped US holding company Epet Hold acquire a share of Bolivian pet company Envíos Pet as part of the target group’s corporate restructuring.

29 September 2023

Guatemala’s Hame grazes pastures new in Peru with agri buy

US firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, Canovas Law PPLC in New York, Consortium Legal in Guatemala City and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) in Lima have helped Guatemalan agribusiness Grupo Hame acquire Peruvian counterpart Agrokasa.

27 September 2023

Austrian pipe maker taps into Latin American fibreglass market

Dentons’ offices in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico have helped Austrian building materials group Wietersdorfer acquire Medellín-headquartered O-tek Internacional for US$40 million, including several Latin American assets.

27 September 2023

Arnold & Porter poaches talent from Hughes Hubbard

Arnold & Porter has bolstered its Latin American offering in New York by hiring a partner from US firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.

26 September 2023

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

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