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Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking
Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

08 January 2021

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has announced the hires of two new partners; one was formerly counsel at Pinheiro Neto Advogados and joins the mining practice in Brasília, while the other joins the senior rank in the banking and finance group in São Paulo.

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering
Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

08 January 2021

The São Paulo and New York offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial services group XP raise US$1.2 billion in a follow-on equity offering.

Petrobras launches arbitration against Odebrecht
Petrobras launches arbitration against Odebrecht

Petrobras launches arbitration against Odebrecht

06 January 2021

Brazil’s Petrobras has launched an arbitration against Odebrecht seeking US$154 million in damages over alleged violations of a shareholders’ agreement for a petrochemicals company, Latin Lawyer's sister publication Global Arbitration Review reports.

Multiple firms on Brazilian biofuel company’s first green bonds
Multiple firms on Brazilian biofuel company’s first green bonds

Multiple firms on Brazilian biofuel company’s first green bonds

05 January 2021

Milbank in New York and São Paulo, Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have helped the subsidiary of Brazilian biofuel company FS Bioenergia issue green bonds for US$550 million.

Brazilian logistics operation buys e-commerce business
Brazilian logistics operation buys e-commerce business

Brazilian logistics operation buys e-commerce business

05 January 2021

Brazil’s BBM Logística has hired Souza, Mello e Torres to acquire local e-commerce company Diálogo.

Hughes Hubbard hires Veirano partner
Hughes Hubbard hires Veirano partner

Hughes Hubbard hires Veirano partner

04 January 2021

US law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has hired a corporate partner from Brazilian law firm Veirano Advogados, strengthening its Latin America group in New York.

Simpson Thacher promotes one to counsel in São Paulo
Simpson Thacher promotes one to counsel in São Paulo

Simpson Thacher promotes one to counsel in São Paulo

04 January 2021

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has bolstered its Latin America capabilities by promoting a corporate lawyer to counsel in its São Paulo office.

Brazil raises US$2.5 billion in sovereign re-tap
Brazil raises US$2.5 billion in sovereign re-tap

Brazil raises US$2.5 billion in sovereign re-tap

04 January 2021

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped the Republic of Brazil make a US$2.5 billion debt tap by re-opening previously issued bonds.

Oi auctions off telecoms and data assets in Brazil
Oi auctions off telecoms and data assets in Brazil

Oi auctions off telecoms and data assets in Brazil

18 December 2020

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo has helped Brazilian telecoms giant Oi auction off a portfolio of phone tower and data assets for US$261 million, as part of the group’s ongoing restructuring process.

Machado Meyer and Madrona in hospital operator buy
Machado Meyer and Madrona in hospital operator buy

Machado Meyer and Madrona in hospital operator buy

18 December 2020

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local hospital group DASA acquire counterpart Grupo Leforte for 1.7 billion reais (US$350 million).