Work Area: M&A

Italian chemicals company snaps up Central American assets

Arias (Honduras) and Gianni & Origoni in Milan have helped Italian chemicals group Bozetto acquire a majority stake in the Central American subsidiary of US counterpart StarChem.

15 November 2023

Mitsui goes for gold with Peruvian mining buy

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui has enlisted Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to purchase a majority stake in the Peruvian subsidiary of multinational mining technology manufacturer Komatsu.

13 November 2023

Novonor exits Atvos with Mubadala sale

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Capital acquire the remaining 10% stake that Brazilian conglomerate Novonor held in local ethanol producer Atvos, marking the exit of the company – formerly known as Odebrecht – from the bioenergy group.

09 November 2023

Enel and Scotiabank refresh financial services JV in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped the local arm of Italian energy group Enel update the terms of its financial services joint venture with Scotiabank Colpatria.

09 November 2023

US fruit group grows LatAm presence with double purchase

Multiple firms have helped US fruit group Frutura acquire two agribusinesses in Chile and the US respectively, including its berry-growing operations across Latin America.

08 November 2023

Sonnedix gets US$624 million loan to finalise Enel solar buy in Chile

Four White & Case LLP offices have helped multinational renewables company Sonnedix secure a US$624 million financing to fund the acquisition of four Enel solar plants.

08 November 2023

BLP hatches Costa Rican poultry deal

BLP (Costa Rica) has helped agro-industrial multilatina Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) purchase Costa Rican counterpart Corporación AUG, including its poultry, meat and egg brands.

08 November 2023

Mayer Brown and Gibson Dunn distil Lewis Hamilton agave drink JV

Mayer Brown (Mexico) has helped spirits distiller Casa Lumbre enter into a partnership with seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton to launch a non-alcoholic agave spirit.

06 November 2023

Simpson Thacher nabs LatAm partner from Vinson & Elkins

Dual-qualified Vinson & Elkins LLP partner Gabriel Silva has left the firm to join the partnership at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, adding firepower to its Latin American M&A practice group.

03 November 2023

Rubio Leguía adds two partners and one consultant in Peru

Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand has bolstered its corporate, disputes and tax areas by hiring a partner from Estudio Olaechea, appointing a lawyer from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP as consultant and promoting one of its lawyers to the senior rank.

02 November 2023

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