This week, Basham advised bottle manufacturer Vichisa on its $200 million investment in a new plant in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Also in Mexico, Jones Day acted for the underwriters on the $400 million offering by media company TV Azteca.
In Chile, Carey and PPU were instructed on a $435 million loan to energy company Aela Energía while Guerrero Olivos advised the lenders on a $103 million financing granted to Cementos Argos.
Elsewhere, Marval advised secure logistics provider Brink´s on the acquisition of a competitor in Argentina and Zang. Bergel & Viñes hired a new tax head from Brons & Salas.
In other lateral moves, Hogan Lovells added a finance partner with expertise in Latin America from Haynes and Boone in New York, while in Miami, Holland & Knight recruited a Latin America-focused corporate partner from DLA Piper.
Meanwhile, as reported on the spring issue of Iberian Lawyer, some of the biggest businesses in Spain and Portugal are still not properly addressing the issue of compliance. The Corporate Compliance report for Iberia is included on the Analysis section below.
The Latin American Lawyer will be in Guatemala on September 12th hosting a Latin American Cafe to discuss regional integration strategies and other challenges for lawyers in Central America. You can book your place here .
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Corporate compliance annual report 2017: Avoiding the issue?
As Iberian Lawyer highlighted on the Corporate Compliance Annual Report, lawyers are still finding it difficult to convince some clients that non-compliance can have grave consequences for their reputation as well as their balance sheets. Read more here
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