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May 15, 2023

Affinitas firms win five Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards

We are pleased to announce that our member firms Barros & Errázuriz, Gómez-Pinzón, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes and Miranda & Amado were recognized at the 17th edition of the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards, for advising on five winning deals in the Project Finance: Infrastructure; Mergers and Acquisitions: Public Companies; Mergers and Acquisitions: Private Companies; Private Equity; and Restructuring categories.

Every year, Latin Lawyer gives awards to general counsel and law firms advising on the most significant deals of the year across Latin America in 11 different categories. Winning deals must have closed between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022 and be predominantly based in Latin America.

Our member firms advised on the following winning deals:

Project Finance: Infrastructure

Peruvian port concessionaire gets novel IBD Invest financingMiranda & Amado advised Citibank del Perú in the USD 115 million refinancing granted by IDB Invest in favor of Salaverry Terminal Internacional.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Public Companies

Univision and Televisa form largest Spanish-language media groupMijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes and Gómez-Pinzón advised Televisa, a Mexico City-based audiovisual media and content company, on the merger of its media and content business unit with US-base Univision, to create TelevisaUnivision, the largest Spanish-speaking media company in the world. The deal value was USD 4.8 billion.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Private Companies

GIP buys LatAm renewables group Atlas from Actis: Barros & Errázuriz and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes advised on the acquisition of Latin American renewable energy developer Atlas by US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

Private Equity

Multiple firms steer Lumen’s USD 2.7 billion LatAm business saleBarros & Errázuriz, Gómez-Pinzón and Miranda & Amado advised on the USD 2.7 billion acquisition of Lumen Technologies’ Latin American business by USD private equity company Stonepeak.


LATAM Airlines exits Chapter 11Barros & Errázuriz represented LATAM stakeholder Delta Airlines in LATAM Airlines exit from its Chapter 11 proceedings, which put an end to a landmark cross-border restructuring that began over two years ago.

Learn more about the Latin Lawyer Annual Deal of the Year Awards here.