Work Area: M&A

Bichara adds three partners and infrastructure practice

Brazilian law firm Bichara Advogados has hired a partner from Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados to lead its new infrastructure practice, while also promoting two lawyers to its senior rank and incorporating two consultants.

22 December 2022

ARIFA appoints transactional partner

Panamanian Elite firm Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega has boosted its finance and M&A offerings by elevating a senior associate to the partnership.

22 December 2022

Enel sells Chilean transmission business for US$1.4 billion

Arteaga Gorziglia in Santiago has helped Chile’s Sociedad Transmisora Metropolitana (STM) acquire the local electricity transmission subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel for US$1.4 billion.

22 December 2022

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

Petrobras divests refinery to Brazil’s Atem

A subsidiary of Brazilian oil and gas group Atem has enlisted Mattos Filho to acquire a refinery from state-owned counterpart Petrobras for US$257 million.

22 December 2022

Baker McKenzie promotes in Mexico and New York

Baker McKenzie LLP has promoted nine lawyers to partner across its five Mexican offices and elevated a Latin America-focused practitioner to its senior rank in New York.

21 December 2022

Germany’s Oppenhoff bolsters LatAm desk with Chilean partner

German law firm Oppenhoff & Partner has promoted a Chilean M&A lawyer, who also co-heads the firm's Latin America desk, to its senior rank.

21 December 2022

JCHX partners with Canada’s Cordoba for mining JV in Colombia

Clifford Chance LLP in Beijing and Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón have helped Chinese engineering company JCHX Mining Management enter a landmark US$100 million agreement to develop one of Colombia’s largest copper mines with Canada’s Cordoba Minerals.

21 December 2022

Crescera completes investment in Brazilian education group Vitru

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and Brazilian firm Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian education group Vitru make two private shares offerings worth a combined 300 million reais (US$59 million), handing local investor Crescera Capital new equity in the company.

21 December 2022

Broadband provider boosts São Paulo coverage with acquisition

Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian internet company Iveloz sell its business to local counterpart TecPar, giving the buyer increased coverage across the state of São Paulo.

20 December 2022

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