Topic: Cross-border M&A

Just Eat sells stake in Brazil’s iFood to Dutch investor

UK food delivery platform Just Eat has hired Slaughter & May in London to sell a stake in Brazilian counterpart iFood to Dutch investment group Prosus for US$1.8 billion.

08 September 2022

US analytics platform buys Colombian retail data provider

US analytics platform Premise has enlisted four offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to acquire Colombian retail measurement provider Grupo Meiko.

08 September 2022

CADE approves KKR’s US$2.2 billion purchase of ContourGlobal

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo has helped secure antitrust approval for US private equity group KKR’s £1.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) acquisition of British power generation company ContourGlobal, which was announced earlier this year.

07 September 2022

Souto Correa and Mattos Filho in cross-border healthtech buy

Mattos Filho has helped Polish healthcare group Docplanner acquire Brazilian healthtech company Feegow from São Paulo-based private equity fund DNA Capital.

02 September 2022

UPS acquisition of Italy's Bomi calls on Brazilian firms

United Parcel Service (UPS) has enlisted seven offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to acquire Italian healthcare logistics company Bomi and its Brazilian subsidiary from French investment fund ArchiMed.

01 September 2022

Canadian fertiliser company snaps up Brazilian agribusiness

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian agribusiness Casa do Adubo sell its operations to Canadian fertiliser maker Nutrien.

31 August 2022

Votorantim and Temasek launch investment platform in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investor Votorantim partner with state-owned Singaporean counterpart Temasek to launch a new investment platform, which is set to bring US$700 million worth of equity investment to Brazil.

26 August 2022

Mexican fintech Covalto merges with US SPAC

Digital banking platform Covalto has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Houston to merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), becoming the first Mexican fintech to become publicly traded on a US stock exchange.

25 August 2022

Advent invests in Cemex tech group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto, five DLA Piper LLP offices and Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and González Calvillo, SC have helped US private equity fund Advent International acquire a majority stake in technology consultancy group Neoris from Cemex.

19 August 2022

UK car dealer Inchcape buys Chilean counterpart Derco

British automotive company Inchcape has enlisted Herbert Smith Freehills in London, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Bolivian firm PPO Abogados and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire Chilean counterpart Derco for £1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion).

11 August 2022

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