Work Area: M&A

Mexican firms steer tourism acquisition

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has helped a group of real estate developers acquire Promociones Turisticas, a holding company that controls a popular marina in the western state of Baja California Sur.

08 August 2023

Israeli fund divests stake in luxury São Paulo shopping centre

Brazilian firm Daló e Tognotti Advogados has helped local investor JHSF Capital acquire a stake in a São Paulo shopping centre from Israeli real estate group Gazit-Globe, paying 562 million reais (US$119 million).

08 August 2023

China and LatAm: is anything standing in the way?

Latin America is awash with new business opportunities as China warms back up to the international market following a shutdown during the covid-19 pandemic. Excitement at many law firms across the region is palpable, with China’s pioneering advances in technology, penchant for long-term investments and unique way of negotiating deals forcing lawyers to innovate like never before.

07 August 2023

Saudi Arabian investors inject US$3.4 billion into Vale subsidiary

Five Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo have helped the base metals subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale receive a US$3.4 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s Manara Minerals and Californian investment fund Engine No. 1.

07 August 2023

US credit bureau Equifax snaps up Brazil’s Boa Vista

Four Hogan Lovells LLP offices and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped the Brazilian arm of US consumer credit reporting agency Equifax acquire local counterpart Boa Vista in a deal worth 3.1 billion reais (US$583 million).

04 August 2023

Panama’s Lovill boosts partnership with double promotion

Panamanian firm Lovill has strengthened its M&A, labour, immigration and public and administrative practices by promoting two lawyers to its partnership.

04 August 2023

Bolivian retailer expands footprint with M&A

Indacochea & Asociados has helped Bolivian shopping franchise MultiCenter acquire local counterpart Home Center Fácil.

04 August 2023

Lazo Abogados hires ex-Echecopar of counsel

Highly Recommended Peruvian outfit Lazo Abogados has hired a banking and finance partner from Porto Legal, just days before the former firm rebranded amid the departure of two partners.

03 August 2023

Several firms steer telecoms merger in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados, Mattos Filho and Lefosse and have helped structure a merger between Brazilian internet service providers Vero and Americanet.

03 August 2023

Shell expands renewables portfolio in Brazil

Mattos Filho has helped the renewables arm of Shell Brasil to acquire a full equity stake in Brazilian energy group Prime and two of its affiliate sustainable power entities.

02 August 2023

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