DLA Piper adds partner in Mexico City

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US law firm appoints Xavier Mangino, shortly after picking up Diego Martinez and Ramiro Gonzalez-Luna

Compass splits senior role as Munita moves to AFP Capital

People Chile

Pablo Diaz Albrecht and Daniel Navajas assume the positions at the Chilean asset manager

Natixis expands LatAm CIB head's role

People Europe

Jean-Philippe Adam takes on senior country manager role for the French bank's corporate and investment banking business in Spain and Portugal

BAML hires LatAm ECM MD

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Matias Santa Cruz will leave HSBC to replace Billy McArthur at the US investment bank, sources

Peruvian insurer shrinks board after director departs

People Peru

La Positiva Vida's Hernan Ruiz leaves after two years with the firm

Grupo Lala snares former Modelo head

People Mexico

Mauricio Leyva takes the reins at the Mexican dairy firm from Scott Rank

Carvajal subsidiary picks new president

People Colombia

Juan Pablo Molina Echeverri takes the lead at the Colombian paper company after joining in 2007

Ecopetrol outlines expanded finance leadership

People Energy Colombia

Colombian oil company creates three VP roles, replacing Maria Fernanda Suarez who moves into the federal government

Akerman's Brazil offering gets a boost

People Brazil M&A

Peter Eccles and Karyn Koiffman bolster the law firm's M&A, private equity and capital markets efforts

AMLO picks next Pemex CEO

People Mexico

Mexico's president-elect names Octavio Romero to take over the state-owned oil company

Santander names new LatAm ECM head

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Pedro Balcão takes the lead at the Spanish bank's ECM desk

S&P downgrades Nicaragua

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Rating agency says civil unrest puts the banking system at risk and limits country's access to external financing

Linx turns focus to ecommerce

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Jean Carlo Klaumann steps down as COO to lead the Brazilian software's company move into the digital market

CCR selects new CEO

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil

Leonardo Vianna takes over the Brazilian infrastructure developer as part of a restructuring plan that started in 2014

Duque picks Ecopetrol CFO as energy minister

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Colombia

María Fernanda Suárez will take over the helm as the country's new Minister of Energy and Mining