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International Corporate Transactions

August 2020

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1. WLG Happenings

2. WLG Collaborations

3. Firm Legal Updates 

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WLG Happenings

Save the Dates! WLG 2020 Fall eConference October 26-November 13

While the pandemic may keep us from meeting in person, we’re back for another eConference this fall! Details coming soon, but we promise there is something on the agenda for everyone.

WLG Collaborations

Latin American Firms Collaborate on Acquisition of Mexican Company

August 18, 2020

Santamarina y Steta (“S+S”) has acted as Mexican legal counsel in several transactions for a U.S. based company engaged in market research services for a specialized sector of the beauty industry. S+S received the swift and professional support of Bruchou, Fernandez Madero & Lombardi Abogados; TozziniFreire Advogados; Urenda Rencoret Orrego y Dörr; and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados.  Read More light-arrow

Asia-Pacific Member Firms Collaborate on Ceridian HCM Holding's Acquisition of Excelity Global Solutions

August 3, 2020

WongPartnership acted for Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., a global leader in human capital management (“HCM”) technology as Singapore Counsel in the acquisition of Excelity Global Solutions Pte Ltd., an Asia-based HCM service provider. Other WLG member firms working on the transaction include AZB & Partners, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, MinterEllison, Shearn Delamore & Co., and Zhong Lun Law Firm. Read More light-arrow

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santamarina y steta s.c., posted august 19, 2020

Mexico: M&A Trends

As in the rest of the world, we saw a significant downturn of M&A activity in Mexico. In the case of Mexico, such downturn is due not only to the COVID pandemic but also to the political climate.

azb & partners, posted august 12, 2020

India: Series of Investments from Leading Global Investors, Totaling USD 20.2 Billion

AZB & Partners acted for Reliance Industries (“RIL”) and its digital arm, Jio Platforms (“JPL”) on a series of investments totaling USD 20.2 billion, from an array of leading global investors, including Facebook, Qualcomm, Intel and Google among others.

goodmans llp, posted august 12, 2020

Canada: Berkshire Partners LLC Investment in VetStrategy and Groupe Daubigny

Goodmans LLP acted for Berkshire Partners LLC in connection with its investment in VetStrategy and Groupe Daubigny. This investment is the largest in a series of financings that have backed VetStrategy's growth since 2013.

taylor wessing, august 10, 2020

Germany: Fourth Largest Deal in the Financial Sector in the First Half of 2020

Taylor Wessing Partner Stephan Heinemann landed a great success with his mandate for SIXTLeasing SE: According to Deal Drivers EMEA it was the fourth largest deal in the financial sector in the first half of 2020!

formosa transnational, POSTED august 4, 2020

Taiwan: Hypermarket Leader to Acquire Third-Largest Supermarket in Taiwan

An international hypermarket giant, also the largest hypermarket chain operator in Taiwan, announced on June 2, 2020 that it would acquire the third-largest supermarket in Taiwan. The purpose of this acquisition is to make it the second-largest supermarket chain operator in Taiwan.


Argentina: Globant Acquires 100% of Grupo Assa

On July 31 2020, Globant S.A., a digitally native technology services company, acquired Grupo Assa (“gA”), a leading digital and cloud transformation services company, to strengthen its leadership in digital and cognitive transformation.

gowling wlg, posted july 28, 2002 

United Kingdom: Gowling WLG Advises Statkraft on Seagreen PPA


International law firm Gowling WLG has advised renewable energy producer Statkraft on its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Seagreen Wind Energy, relating to what will be the largest offshore wind farm in Scotland.

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