BRL Trust Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários’s $243.9 Million Acquisition of a Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição Real Estate Portfolio

Lacaz Martins Halembeck Pereira Neto Gurevich & Schoueri and KLA-Koury Lopes advised on the transaction BRL Trust Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários, managed by TRX Gestora de Recursos, executed the acquisition of a 43 Brazilian real estate assets portfolio from Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (GPA) for 243.9 million. Lacaz Martins Halembeck Pereira Neto Gurevich […]

Banco Santander Rio S.A.’s $22.1 Million Capital Increase

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen advised on the transaction Banco Santander Rio S.A. executed its offering of $22.1 million common stock. Banco Santander Rio S.A. attracts deposits and offers commercial, corporate, and investment banking services. The Bank offers commercial and consumer loans, credit cards, securities brokerage services, and insurance, advises on mergers and acquisitions, […]

ELIPE S.A. v. Ecuador Ministry of Mining and the Attorney General’s Office

Ferrere Ecuador successfully represented ELIPE S.A., a subsidiary of the Toronto based gold mining company CORE GOLD, on a contentious administrative claim against the Ministry of Mining and the Attorney General’s Office. The purpose of the claim was to recover a gold concession area –a relevant asset– located at the Cordillera del Condor, in a […]

Celulosa Arauco y Constitución’s $375 Million Loan

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, Portaluppi, Guzmán y Bezanilla and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised on the transaction Celulosa Arauco y Constitución secured a $375 million loan from a banking syndicate including The Bank of Nova Scotia, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., MUFG Bank, Ltd., J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Banco Santander S.A. Celulosa Arauco […]

Imperia Intercontinental’s $250 Million Acquisition of Bank of Nova Scotia business in El Salvador

Consortium Legal, Arias and Torys advised on the deal Scotiabank has reached an agreement under which Scotiabank will sell its banking and insurance operations in El Salvador, including Scotiabank El Salvador, its subsidiaries and Scotia Seguros, to Imperia Intercontinental Inc. (“Imperia”), subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. Imperia is the main shareholder of […]

Santander’s $87.1 Million Acquisition of Elavon México Holding

Von Wobeser y Sierra and Alston & Bird advised Elavon, Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. advised Santander on the deal. Santander Group executed an agreement to acquire merchant payment solutions company Elavon México. Currently, Elavon México operates in the country through its strategic partnership with Banco Santander México. Santander Group will acquire all of the […]

Lanxess Corporation’s MXN$48 Million Selling of Cuautitlán Industrial Site

Jones Day advised Lanxess Corporation. Lanxess Corporation announced it has sold Cuautitlán industrial site owned by subsidiary Chemtura Corporation Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. to a group of Mexican real estate developers for MXN$48 million. Lancess Co. operates as a manufacturing firm of chemicals, synthetic rubber, and plastics. The Jones Day team was led […]

Sistema Educacional Brasileiro’s Acquisition of a 70% stake in the international operations of Maple Bear Schools

Ogier has advised SEB Group, a Brazilian privately-owned education group, on the acquisition of a 70% stake in the international operations of the Canadian-run bilingual school chain Maple Bear Schools. The acquisition was a major step in SEB Group’s international expansion, following its initial acquisition of 95% of Maple Bear’s South American operations in 2017. […]

Yunhong International SPAC’s $69 Million Initial Public Offering

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP acted as US counsel to the issuer and Loeb & Loeb LLP advised the underwriters. Maxim LLC acted as the lead manager for the offering. Ogier’s Cayman Islands Capital Markets team advised Yunhong International Yunhong International executed its Initial Public Offering of 6,900,000 units at $10.00 per unit, which included […]

Compañía General de Combustibles S.A.’s $30 Million Notes Offering

Bomchil and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised on the transaction Compañía General de Combustibles S.A. executed its offering of Clase 12 $15.3 million 9,00% notes due 2021; $14.3 million Clase 13 8,50% notes due 2021 and Clase 14 $0.3 million 5,00% notes due 2021. Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U., Industrial and Commercial […]

Cruzeiro do Sul Educacional’s $30.5 Million Notes Offering

Lefosse advised on the transaction ACEF, part of Cruzeiro do Sul Educacional de Brasil group executed its offering of $30.5 million notes due 2026. Banco Santander (Brasil) acted as bookrunner on the deal. Proceeds of the offering will finance the acquisition of Sociedade Educacional Braz Cubas. Cruzeiro do Sul Educacional, established by professors in 1965, […]