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March 4, 2022

Latin Lawyer Awards: Five shortlisted deals advised by Affinitas member firms

Affinitas member firms Barros & Errázuriz (Chile), Gómez-Pinzón (Colombia) and Miranda & Amado (Peru) advised on five of the shortlisted deals in Latin Lawyer’s 16th Annual Deal of the Year Awards. According to the international publication, the winners will be announced on May 5th, during their charity awards ceremony.

The transactions on which Affinitas member firms advised are:

1. Deal of the Year: Banking and Finance. Peru’s Minera Antamina secures USD 1 billion credit facility
Peruvian member firm Miranda & Amado, with a team led by Gabriela Dañino and Juan Luis Avendaño, advised the banking syndicate in the granting of the USD 1 billon loan in favor of Minera Antamina.

2. Deal of the Year: Mergers & Acquisitions: Private Companies. QuintoAndar buys Navent in cross-border proptech deal
Peruvian member firm Miranda & Amado, with a team led by Roberto Mac Lean, Pablo Sotomayor, Enrique Felices and Juan Luis Avendaño, advised Brazilian real estate platform QuintoAndar in the acquisition of Navent Group’s real estate operations in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Mexico.

3. Deal of the Year: Mergers & Acquisitions: Public Companies.AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein
Chilean member firm Barros & Errázuriz advised AT&T on the sale of its Vrio Corp. business unit to private holding company Grupo Werthein, which has acquired 100% of the equity in Vrio.

4. Deal of the Year: Private Equity.Brazil’s IG4 acquires stake in Peruvian infrastructure group Aenza
Peruvian member firm Miranda & Amado, with a team led by Bruno Amiel and Roberto Mac Lean, helped Brazilian infrastructure investor IG4 Capital launch a USD 58 million tender offer to acquire a stake in Peruvian infrastructure company Aenza, making it the largest shareholder.

5. Deal of the Year: Restructuring. Avianca emerges from Chapter 11 process
Colombian member firm Gómez-Pinzón, with a team led by Ricardo Fandiño, helped Latin American airline Avianca emerge from its Chapter 11 restructuring process and eliminate debt worth more than USD 1 billion.