Work Area: M&A

UK water company expands in Paraguay

UK hydration solutions company Waterlogic has enlisted NLD Abogados in Santiago to acquire Paraguayan counterpart Pamaq.

16 January 2023

Engie spends US$650 million on Chilean renewables projects

Prieto has helped energy company Engie acquire renewables assets from separate Chinese sellers across two transactions totalling US$650 million.

13 January 2023

Cobra Group finalises Petrobras assets buy with Shell prepayments

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Cobra Group – the Spanish affiliate of Brazilian power company Carmo Energy – complete its US$1.1 billion acquisition of onshore oil assets from Petrobras.

11 January 2023

US insurer Gallagher expands in Brazil

Veirano Advogados has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire local counterpart Interbrok.

11 January 2023

Cuatrecasas absorbs Rico Robles in Mexico

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has incorporated Rico, Robles, Libenson, SC along with its four partners, strengthening the firm's M&A and litigation practices.

10 January 2023

Brazilian firms score in John Textor buy of French football club

US businessman John Textor, majority owner of Brazilian football club Botafogo, has enlisted three DLA Piper LLP offices and its associated firm Campos Mello Advogados in São Paulo to restructure its shareholdings and acquire French football team Olympique Lyonneis (Lyon) for €330 million (US$347 million).

10 January 2023

PetroRecôncavo snaps up oil assets from Swedish operator

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian oil and gas business PetroRecôncavo acquire the local subsidiary of Swedish counterpart Maha Energy for US$174 million.

10 January 2023

Mexico's SMPS boosts ESG practice with Old Navy counsel

Mexican outfit SMPS Legal has bolstered its compliance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) offerings by hiring an in-house lawyer from US clothing retailer Old Navy, a subsidiary of GAP.

09 January 2023

Itaú backs Raízen with US$735 million Cosan investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian energy group Cosan sell a minority stake in a holding company to Itaú Unibanco for 4.1 billion reais (US$735 million), handing the buyer shares in local counterpart Raízen.

09 January 2023

Mexican supermarket Chedraui snaps up low-cost retailer

Robles Miaja Abogados has helped Mexican supermarket operator Chedraui acquire Arteli, a local chain of discount supermarkets.

09 January 2023

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