Estudio Garrido has advised Alef Biotechnology Argentina on its acquisition of Laboratorio Ingens, as Alef seeks to expand its business in the South American Country.
Brazilian law firm Demarest has advised Netshoes on the online sporting goods retail outfit's acquisition, through a merger, by online retailer Magazine Luiza.
Chilean law firm Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria (PPU) has advised Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. on its acquisition of a 30-per cent indirect stake in phase two of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine project. 

Latin American M&A activity "is slowly and steadily coming back to life after a fall from grace, which saw depleted deal levels reach their nadir in 2016," according to a report by Fitch Ratings.

PwC Legal Argentina’s business and corporate law department has acted as counsel to financial services company Grupo Puente on its corporate restructuring to complete the fusion of its affiliates Puente Hnos., Puente Holding and Puente Inversiones y Servicios.

Demarest has advised Facebook on the acquisition of real estate by a Brazilian subsidiary where the client will install a hub for operation of an undersea cable system for data transmission.

The new, all digital, free-to-download issue of The Latin American Lawyer is now available, and can be downloaded here.
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Chile raises merger threshold

Chile is significantly increasing its merger notification thresholds, by almost 45 per cent for the total turnover of all companies involved in a deal, and by 55 per cent for the turnover of at least two companies in a deal.
Argentinian law firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised Banco Galicia on a $30 million loan to Grupo Insud for the construction of a 40-megawatt biomass plant in Corrientes province.
Japanese investment group Softbank has hired Patricia Menéndez-Cambo as deputy general counsel, based in Miami.

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