TTR Data names two Affinitas firms transactions among its Deals of the Quarter

Data and business intelligente platform TTR Data honored two transactions on which Colombian member firm Gómez-Pinzón and Peruvian member firm Miranda & Amado advised among its “Deals of the Quarter 1Q 2023” for Colombia and Peru, respectively.

The “Deals of the Quarter” on which our member firms advised were:

Deal of the Quarter Colombia 1Q 2023: Cemex España acquires additional 4.15% in Cemex Latam Holdings

Gómez-Pinzón advised Cemex España, a Madrid-based entity engaged in producing cement, in the acquisition of an additional 4.15% in Cemex Latam Holdings through a Public Takeover Offer launched to de-list the company’s shares from the Colombian stock exchange (BVC). The deal value was COP 110 billion.

Deal of the Quarter Peru 1Q 2023: Grupo Wiese sells 100% of Holding Transoceánica

Miranda & Amado advised the sellers’ majority individual shareholder in the sale, by Grupo Wiese, of Holding Transoceánica, the titleholder of a 50% stake in Petrolera Transoceánica (Petranso), a shipping company operating in Peru and on the west coast of South America, in favor of its co-controlling partner Ultratug, a leading Chilean shipping company, which thus became the sole controller.

Barros & Errázuriz Promotes Two New Partners

Chilean member firm Barros & Errázuriz announced the appointment of two new partners. María Fernanda Espinosa and Andrés Rodríguez have been promoted to partners of the Labor and Telecommunications, Technology and Data Protection practice groups, respectively.

These new appointments are a reflection of the excellent track record of each one of the lawyers, as well as part of the purpose of Barros & Errázuriz to be closer to the needs of clients in issues that are of current relevance.

Every year it is a source of pride for us to welcome the new partners who join the Firm, with a long and outstanding track record and who share the vision we have as Barros & Errázuriz, after 35 years. Each one of them is part of the future of our Firm and they have demonstrated exemplary professionalism, perseverance and close proximity to our clients with regards to their challenges and projects”, said Cristián Barros, managing partner the firm.

With these new additions, the structure of Barros & Errázuriz is made up of 33 partners and more than 100 lawyers, consolidating itself as one of the largest and most important legal firms in the country.

With more than 10 years of experience, María Fernanda has focused her career in labor law, advising domestic and foreign clients in all day-to-day corporate labor issues, hiring and downsizing processes, labor issues related to M&A transactions, planning of executive compensation structures, development and implementation of collective bargaining policies and processes.

Andrés has focused his practice on matters related to the telecommunications industry, information technology and data protection. He has advised the Government of Chile and various national and international companies in these matters.

LACCA Recognizes Affinitas Firms among Top Law Firms for Latin America’s Biggest Companies

Affinitas firms received top recognition from Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) in its landmark annual research “Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies in 2022?”.

Barros & Errázuriz, Gómez-Pinzón, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes and Miranda & Amado have been recognized among the most popular law firms in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, respectively, highlighting their representation of several of the 100-top earning companies in the region.

Our team represented 37 of Latin America’s largest companies, spanning a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, telecoms, food and drinks, agribusiness, energy, petrochemicals, retail and mining and metals.

Each year, LACCA conducts detailed research into which law firms advise Latin America’s largest 100 companies, as ranked by revenue, and spotlights firms that were the most sought-after among companies across the region.

For a full list of the 2023 results, click here.