Work Area: M&A

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

KKR reduces stake in LatAm education group Laureate

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group KKR divest shares in Latin American-focused university operator Laureate Education through a US$309 million secondary share offering.

02 December 2022

Representations and Warranties Insurance in Latin American M&A: A Long-awaited Alternative in the Face of Current Challenges

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

In recent years, RWI has gradually entered the cross-border transactional space and become an important risk allocation tool in cross-border M&A deals.

02 December 2022

Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Family-Owned Targets

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

More than 85 per cent of the companies in the region are family owned, accounting for 60 per cent of the region’s GPD and employing more than 70 per cent of its workforce.

02 December 2022

Venture Capital Investments: Key Terms and Avoiding the Battle of the Forms

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Given the increased presence of large international VC investors in the region who are comfortable with the NVCA forms, an understanding of their key concepts and structures is particularly important for Latin American start-ups and those seeking to become the next Latin American unicorn.

02 December 2022

The Role of Financial Advisers in Merger and Acquisitions

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

The role of financial advisers in each type of M&A transaction may vary but there are some common topics that characterise the adviser’s role.

02 December 2022

Private Equity Funds and Institutional Investors in M&A

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

Private equity funds and institutional investors play an increasingly prominent role in Latin American M&A activity.

02 December 2022

Preliminary Legal Documents in M&A Transactions

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

It is very common to use preliminary legal documents in M&A transactions in Latin America, such as term sheets, letters of intent or memorandums of understanding, as they are useful for parties to quickly and inexpensively set out the commercial terms of a transaction.

02 December 2022

Indemnity Escrows and Other Payment Guarantees

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Third Edition

All personal and in rem guarantees legally available may be used as indemnification or payment guarantees in M&A transactions.

02 December 2022

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