Work Area: M&A

Baker McKenzie elects new LatAm diversity and pro bono leaders

Baker McKenzie has appointed a partner and an of counsel from member firm Estudio Echecopar as the new heads of its Latin American inclusion, diversity and equity (ID&E) and pro bono committees, respectively.

19 September 2023

Mitrani Caballero stars in cross-border pipe coating acquisition

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has helped the pipe manufacturing subsidiary of Argentine conglomerate Techint acquire the pipe coating business of Canadian counterpart Mattr US$166 million – including several Mexican assets.

19 September 2023

FibraShop divests shopping centre in Mexico

Avendaño Abogados has helped Mexican real estate investment trust (REIT) FibraShop sell a shopping centre for 850 million pesos (US$50 million).

19 September 2023

Veirano features in multibillion-dollar German-Spanish utilities buy

Veirano Advogados has helped German utilities group Steag in its US$2.8 billion sale to Spanish infrastructure investment fund Asterion, including the target’s Brazilian subsidiary.

18 September 2023

Mubadala flexes Brazilian investment muscle with Bluefit buy

Stocche Forbes Advogados has helped Mubadala Capital acquire a majority stake in Brazilian gym chain Bluefit for 464 million reais (US$94 million), continuing the Emirati sovereign wealth fund’s streak of investments in the South American country.

15 September 2023

Grupo Popular snaps up Dominican fintech

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Bobadilla Abogados in Santo Domingo have helped Dominican finance company Grupo Popular acquire local fintech GCS International.

15 September 2023

Bradesco subsidiary acquires stake in hospital network

BMA Advogados has helped the healthcare-focused business of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco acquire a 20% stake in local hospital network Grupo Santa Lúcia.

14 September 2023

Cementos Argos merges US operations in multibillion-dollar deal

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York has helped Colombian conglomerate Cementos Argos merge its US business with Colorado-based counterpart Summit for US$3.2 billion.

13 September 2023

Grupo Modelo enters corn mill JV in Mexico

Basham, Ringe y Correa has helped Mexican food company Millfoods enter into a US$300 million joint venture with local brewery Grupo Modelo to build a corn mill plant to produce beer.

13 September 2023

Pinheiro Neto and Bronstein Zilberberg in fintech buy

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian credit analysis company Serasa acquire payment solutions fintech FlexPag.

13 September 2023

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