Publish in Legal Briefs - Wednesday, October 7, 2020
After more than four decades in Colombia, Occidental is selling most of its assets to The Carlyle Group in a deal advised by Latham & Watkins and White & Case. (Photo: Colombia Energy Ministry)
Tony Del Pino, Latham & Watkins; Randy Bullard, Morrison & Foerster and Nicholas Pattman, Conyers. (Latinvex collage)
Conyers, DLA Piper and Morrison & Foerster advise investment in Acesso.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Latham & Watkins and White & Case advised on US oil company Occidental’s $825 million sale of its Colombia assets to US-based global investment firm, The Carlyle Group; Conyers, DLA Piper and Morrison & Foerster advised on the $108 million series B financing round in Brazilian tech company Acesso Digital by Japan-based SoftBank and US-based General Atlantic (the largest Series B investment received by a Latin American Software-as-a-service (SaaS) company); Morrison & Foerster also represented SoftBank Group Corp. in connection with the Series D US$225 million investment round in Brazilian e-commerce platform VTEX; Cooley advised Colombia-based Latin America delivery service Rappi on its more than $300 million financing round and Milbank advises Brazilian education company Ser on its deal with US-based Laureate Education.
Keywords: Brazil, Colombia, Conyers, Cooley, DLA Piper, Latham & Watkins, Morrison & Foerster, White & Case