In the news this week Davis Polk advised Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, on a cash tender offer for its Brazilian Real denominated senior notes.
Consortium Legal and Shearman & Sterling acted on the $500 million notes issuance by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica. Elsewhere in the region, Banco de Bogotá issued $550 million subordinated notes and retained DLA Piper Martinez Neira as Colombian counsel while the initial purchasers of the offer, Credit Suisse, HSBC and JP Morgan, worked with Simpson Thacher and Gomez-Pinzon Zuleta.
In other news, Carey in Chile and Batalla Salto Luna in Costa Rica had rounds of promotion adding three and two new partners, respectively. Other law firms were on a hiring spree, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires recruited Arturo Pera, the former legal director of Total; Greenberg Traurig added a capital markets partner from Chadbourne in New York while Jones Day added an M&A and private equity partner from DLA Piper in Miami.
The Latin American Lawyer will be in Barcelona on May 26th, hosting a roundtable for corporate counsel about the challenges on corporate governance in Latin America and Iberia.
Shortly after Barcelona, The Latin American Lawyer will cross the Atlantic heading to New York for a debate about M&A involving distressed companies in Latin America, on June 9th.
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|Greenberg Traurig adds capital markets partner from Chadbourne
Marc Rossell joins the firm as a partner after eight years at Chadbourne. He will now lead Greenberg´s Latin American capital markets practice in New York.
Jones Day recruits M&A and private equity partner from DLA Piper in Miami
Jackie Hodes has joined the firm’s global M&A practice group as a partner.
Marval hires former legal director of Total
Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal announced that Arturo Pera, former legal director at Total, has joined the firm as of counsel.
Carey promotes three to the partnership
Chile’s largest law firm, Carey, have promoted Aldo Molinari, Jorge Ugarte and Francisco Guzman to partner.
Batalla Salto Luna promotes two lawyers in Costa Rica
Costa Rica law firm Batalla Salto Luna announced a new round of promotions with Anayansi Mora and Cristina Sansonetti joining the partnership.
Davis Polk instructed on Arcos Dorados cash tender offer
Davis Polk advised Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, on a cash tender offer for its Brazilian Real denominated senior notes due 2016.
Simpson Thacher instructed on Banco de Bogotá’s notes offering
Simpson Thacher advised the initial purchasers, Credit Suisse, HSBC and JP Morgan, on a $550 million subordinated notes offering issued by Banco de Bogotá.
Consortium and Shearman & Sterling instructed on notes issuance by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
Central American law firm Consortium Legal acted for the lead arrangers on the $500 million issuance by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica.
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