Media booms in Brazil

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LATIN AMERICA

BRAZIL: Media deals surge 200% in 1Q15

Media deals jumped 200% in 1Q15 compared to the same period last year. Of the nine deals in the space year-to-date, five were backed by private equity or venture funds.
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MEXICO:
Food and beverage on the upswing
Food and beverage transactions surged in the first three months of 2015 in Mexico. There were eight transactions, including announced and closed deals in 1Q15, compared to three in the same period of 2014. Among the most noteworthy in the space was the USD 408m acquisition of Tequila Don Julio by Diageo.Panama-Map-(GIF)Mexico-Graph-(GIF)

Rankings / League Tables

Latin America Ranking – 2015

Financial Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)
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Banco BTG Pactual rose from the number two position in the first three months of 2014 to top the chart in the Latin America financial advisory rankings for the corresponding period of 2015 by deal volume. Banco Itaú BBA fell to number three position from first while Banco Santander moved up from fourth to second place.
Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)
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The top three legal advisors in Latin America in 1Q15 by deal volume were nowhere to be seen among the top 10 for the same period of 2014. Jones Day blew away the competition with eights deals, while Sullivan & Cromwell’s three deals far surpassed its peers by combined value. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison’s work on a single deal put the firm in the ranking at number nine, while Dechert brought up the rear with just one deal worth a respectable USD 1.23bn.

Brazil Ranking – 2015

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Brazil’s Itaú BBA and BTG Pactual retained their number one and number two positions, respectively, in 1Q15 compared to the corresponding period in 2014 with fewer deals of far greater value. Bradesco knocked Santander out of the number three spot with three transactions worth a total of USD 8.97bn, putting it at the top by value. Rothschild, nowhere to be seen among the top 10 in the first three months of 2014 came in at number four, also with three deals, worth a combined USD 8.68bn.
Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados and Demarest Advogados were neck and neck with 11 deals each in 1Q15 rising from fourth and eighth, respectively, in the first three months of 2014. Barbosa, Müsnich & Aragão Advogados had a strong quarter at the number six spot with five deals worth a combined USD 8.68bn to lead the ranking in Brazil by value after not appearing among the top 10 at this time of the year in 2014.

 

 

Mexico Ranking – 2015

Financial Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

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The leading financial advisors in Mexico in 1Q15 distinguished themselves from one another by deal value rather than volume, as they all reported a sole transaction for the period. The situation was similar in 1Q14, though with a different composition of advisors.
Legal Advisory – Year to Date (YTD)

 

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Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez maintained its leading position among the top 10 legal advisors in Mexico in 1Q15 compared to the corresponding period in 2014. Galicia Abogados rose from the number four position in 1Q14 to take the number two spot in 1Q15, meanwhile, while Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes fell one position from second in 1Q14 to round out the top three in 1Q15.

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