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Banking & Finance

Latham & Watkins on Cobee’s $41m Series B round

Latham & Watkins has advised Octopus Ventures and Notion Capital on the $41 million Series B financing round of Cobee. Cobee is a comprehensive platform for flexible and automated management of employee benefit plans. The round was led by Octopus Ventures and Notion Capital, with participation from previous investors Balderton Capital, Speedinvest and Dila Capital. […]

Deal & transactions

Latham & Watkins advises on the acquisition of Atlas Bottling

Latham & Watkins has advised Equatorial Coca Cola Bottling (ECCBC) on the acquisition of Atlas Bottling.  ECCBC is today one of Coca-Cola System’s leading bottling companies in Africa with presence in 13 countries in the north and west of the continent.  Atlas Bottling is a subsidiary of Diana Holding Groupe Brahim Zniber and is the leading Coca-Cola bottler in the soft drinks […]


Latham & Watkins appoints Guillermo Ruiz de Salazar as counsel

Latham & Watkins has appointed Guillermo Ruiz de Salazar (pictured), until now an associate in the firm’s Madrid labour practice, to counsel. The appointment will be effective in 1 January 2023. Ruiz de Salazar holds a law degree from the Universidad Complutense in 2006 and a master’s degree from Centro de Estudios Garrigues in 2011. […]

Deal & transactions

Carlyle to acquire 70% of Grupo Garnica, the advisors

Carlyle Group Inc is to acquire 70% of Grupo Garnica Plywood, the Spain based manufacturer of poplar plywood boards from Intermediate Capital Group, the United Kingdom based private Equity Firm, fund management company providing mezzanine, credit and minority equity to mid-market corporates. The consideration was €500m. The transaction provides an exit strategy for Intermediate Capital […]

Deal & transactions

The acquisition of Atlas Renewable Energy, the advisors

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent infrastructure investor, and Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, today jointly announced the completion of the acquisition of Atlas Renewable Energy (Atlas) by GIP. Atlas is the second largest independent renewables developer in Latin America with 14 fully contracted solar assets that produce 2.3GW of installed […]

Deal & transactions

Latham & Watkins on the acquisition of Worldwide Flight Services

Latham & Watkins has advised Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) on the acquisition of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the largest airport cargo handling company, from a subsidiary of Cerberus Capital Management. The deal will create a global leader in the aviation services sector, with over 200 stations in more than 20 countries and covering trade […]

Deal & transactions

Latham & Watkins advises EIG on $19 billion Joint Venture

Latham & Watkins has advised the American fund EIG, a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, on its agreement with Repsol to acquire a 25% stake in Repsol Upstream, a recently created global exploration and production company that comprises Repsol’s entire global oil and gas business. The transaction values ​​the company’s […]


Latham & Watkins hires Alejandro Ortiz

Latham & Watkins has announced the appointment of Alejandro Ortiz (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s M&A and private equity practices. Ortiz has extensive experience advising national and international companies, private equity firms and financial institutions on complex transactional matters, in particular cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeover bids, joint ventures, divestitures and refinancings. He […]

Deal & transactions

Latham & Watkins and Garrigues on the acquisition of Transportes

Latham & Watkins and Garrigues have advised Lineage Logistics Holdings, a global firm specialised in the temperature-controlled logistics industry, on the acquisition of Transportes Fuentes. By this deal, Lineage Logistics seeks to strengthen its presence in cold storage distribution in the main markets of southern and western Europe by incorporating the fleet of more than […]

Deal & transactions

Latham & Watkins advises Vivalto Santé on purchase of Ribera

Latham & Watkins has advised Vivalto Santé Investissement SAS, a subsidiary of the French group Vivalto Santé, on the purchase of 100% of the share capital of Ribera Salud, a Valencia-based hospital healthcare group, from MHS Consulting International Inc. of the American multinational Centene Corporation. The deal was signed on Friday 22 July and is […]