Work Area: M&A

Mexico’s Axo grows LatAm presence with retail acquisition

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has enlisted Carey in Santiago, Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and SMPS Legal, Peru's Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to acquire Chilean clothing company Komax.

08 December 2022

Banco Safra snaps up Brazilian counterpart Alfa

Banco Safra has enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados to buy a controlling stake in Brazilian financial institution Alfa for 1 billion reais (US$196 million).

08 December 2022

US packaging company wraps up sustainable buy in Mexico

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped US packaging company TekniPlex acquire Mexican counterpart Empaques Moldeados de América Tecnologías (Ematec) for US$167 million.

08 December 2022

Brazilian fintech is an evolution, not a revolution

Brazil’s established financial institutions should not feel threatened by emerging fintechs, but regulation will be integral to maintaining competition in the market, according to Eduardo Alcalay, the CEO of Bank of America Brasil.

07 December 2022

Aon acquires Mexican risk management company

US-British financial services group Aon has enlisted Cuatrecasas (Mexico) to acquire Mexican risk management solutions company Evaluación de Riesgos Naturales (ERN).

07 December 2022

PRIO snaps up oil field assets for US$180 million

Three European offices of DLA Piper LLP and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have helped Brazilian oil company PRIO, formerly known as PetroRio, acquire an additional stake in local counterpart Dommo Energia for 943 million reais (US$180 million).

06 December 2022

Brazil’s Bridge One buys stake in marketing group

Brazilian venture capital group Bridge One has hired BMA Advogados to buy a stake in local marketing consultancy BR Media.

06 December 2022

Banco Popular in Honduras gets new investors

BLP (Honduras) has helped Amsterdam-headquartered investor Triple Jump and Belgian counterpart Incofin acquire a majority stake in Honduran finance group Banco Popular.

05 December 2022

Brazilian firms harvest agribusiness buy

Abe Advogados has helped Brazilian agricultural inputs business Adubos Real acquire local counterpart Yoshida & Hirata.

05 December 2022

Opportunities abound in Brazil's M&A market

Hopes remain high for next year’s M&A landscape in Brazil despite a change in administration and a global recession on the horizon, say panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers and Acquisitions.

02 December 2022

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