Next week The Latin American Lawyer will host its first Latin American Cafe in Guatemala. Over 40 guests have confirmed attendance from law firms and companies such as Arias, Asensio Andrade Flores, Banrural, Baker McKenzie, Batalla, BLP Abogados, Cargill, Cervecería Guatemala, D´Empaire Reyna, EY Law, Mattos Filho, Minera San Rafael, Morrison & Foerster, Novartis, Oller abogados, Pacheco Coto, Posse Herrera & Ruiz, RV4, Samsung, Telefonica, Wal-Mart and others. There are still 5 spaces available so to confirm your place, click here.
The lateral market in Peru remains active, with two law firms, Martinot Abogados and Rebaza, Alcazar & De Las Casas poaching partners from Muñiz Ramirez, the biggest firm by headcount in the country. Elsewhere, Garrigues added a labour law expert in Chile.
In other news, PPU lawyers in Lima and Bogotá teamed up to advise the lenders on an $85 million finance to glass maker AGP, a deal which spanned three jurisdictions.
Baker McKenzie also flexed its regional capabilities, acting for ICU Medical on its acquisition of Hospira Infusion Systems, a global deal which included Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
In the Dominican Republic, Pellerano & Herrera advised the bondholders’ committee on the debt restructuring of Cap Cana, the tourism real estate project. In El Salvador, Nassar acted for Phoenix Tower in its acquisition of 202 tower sites. In Honduras, Garcia & Bodan was instructed on the first international bond issue by Invatlan; the firm advised Oppenheimer, the placement agent of the deal .
See you in Guatemala!
Editor – The Latin American Lawyer
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