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Holland & Knight names new partner

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

Salvador Fonseca joins the firm from Baker McKenzie, where he was the head of the litigation and arbitration

Ex-Embraer CFO joins Natura

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Brazil

José Antonio Filippo takes the same post at the Brazilian cosmetics company after six years at the airplane manufacturer

LarrainVial goes to Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Mexico

Chilean firm aligns with Grupo Patio, buys 20% of the Mexican boutique investment bank DD3

BBVA Colombia IB banker resigns

Capital Markets People Colombia

David Rey Borda, an executive VP in the bank's corporate and investment division leaves after 10 years

Brazil puts pro-privatization minister in charge of energy and mines

People Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Moreira Franco gets the nod after Fernando Coelho Filho left to run for Congress

YPF names Gonzalez as new CEO

Energy People Argentina

CFO Daniel Gonzalez takes the top job at Argentina's state-run energy firm

Chile grants license to Bank of China

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Loans

State-owned lender becomes second Chinese bank to open a branch in the South American country

Brazil names new heads for BNDES, Caixa

Debenture Economy & Policy Loans

Dyogo Oliveira moves to national development bank, while Nelson Antônio de Souza goes to state-run savings bank

Peru appoints new finance minister

Economy & Policy People Peru

David Tuesta has worked for the regional development bank CAF and BBVA and now leads economic policy

BNDES names new CEO

People Brazil

National development bank picks Ricardo Ramos to replace Paulo Rabello de Castro

MUFG hires new Americas SCF head

US Japan People

Maureen Sullivan joins the Japanese bank from HSBC

Jamaica names new finance minister

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Nigel Clarke replaces Audley Shaw at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

MUFG picks up former Santander banker

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy US

Sandy Salgado joins the Japanese bank as its new head of LatAm corporate banking

DLA Piper names banking, capital markets partner

Capital Markets People Mexico

Diego Martinez joins the law firm's Mexico City office from Cervantes Sainz

DLA Piper's Brazilian coop adds partner

People Brazil

Paulo Lopes joins the law firm's oil & gas practice in Rio de Janeiro