Publish in Legal Briefs - Thursday, March 4, 2021
The Telefonica tower in Santiago, Chile. Latham & Watkins and Simpson Thacher advised on the $1 billion KKR deal with Telefonica Chile. (Photo: Klausiee)
Tony Del Pino, Latham & Watkins; Randy Bullard, Morrison & Foerster and Bob Kartheiser, Paul Hastings. (Latinvex collage)
Hogan Lovells, Morrison & Foerster, Paul Hastings advise Brazil, Colombia, Mexico work.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Latham & Watkins and Simpson Thacher advised on the $1 billion purchase of a majority stake in Telefónica Chile’s fiber optic network by US-based investment firm KKR; Paul Hastings represented Colombia's Conconcreto and France’s Vinci Highways in the $196 million bridge loan financing for the Bogotá–Girardot toll road project; Morrison & Foerster represented SoftBank in the $84.5 million financing round in Brazilian education company Descomplica (the biggest investment to date in an EdTech company in Latin America) and Hogan Lovells advised Mexican e-commerce holding company Valoreo in its $50 million of equity and debt financing seed round (one of the largest seed rounds ever to come out of Latin America).
Keywords: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Hogan Lovells, Latham & Watkins, Mexico, Morrison & Foerster, M&As, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher