Topic: Investment funds

Demarest and Lefosse in agrochemical FIDC structuring

Swiss-headquartered agrochemical company Syngenta has turned to Demarest Advogados to structure a receivables investment fund, FIDC, and subsequently issue quotas worth a total of 800 million reais (US$144 million).

12 January 2022

Mattos Filho structures first US-focused exchange traded fund

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped independent fund manager Investo structure Brazil’s first exchange traded fund (ETF), which invests in US real estate assets, and register it on the B3 stock exchange in São Paulo.

05 January 2022

Itaú calls on Machado Meyer to set up investment programme

Brazilian firm Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local banking institution Itaú implement an investment programme worth 750 million reais (US$134 million) and make its first investments through the scheme.

16 December 2021

Carey opens office in Miami

Chilean Elite firm Carey has opened an office in Miami to target venture capital and start-up investment.

22 November 2021

Three firms steer Mexico’s first GP-led fund restructuring

Mexican private equity fund EMX Capital has enlisted Covington & Burling LLP in New York and local firm Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, S.C. to carry out Mexico’s first general partner (GP)-led secondary fund restructuring.

18 November 2021

Galicia and Mijares Angoitia seal Fibra merger

Real estate investment trust Fibra Plus has hired Galicia Abogados to acquire a majority interest in counterpart Fibra HD for US$488 million, marking the first public merger of Mexican Fibras.

29 October 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Bronstein Zilberberg in investment fund merger

Brazilian investment platform Warren has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to merge with São Paulo-based asset management fund Vitra Capital.

27 October 2021

Swiss pharma group hires EY Law to expand in Costa Rica

EY Law (Costa Rica) has helped Swiss healthcare company Roche invest US$100 million in the construction of a tower block in Sabana Norte, a suburb of the Costa Rican capital San José.

21 October 2021

Brazil’s XP nabs minority stake in alternative investment group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian asset manager XP acquire a minority stake in local alternative investment company Jive as part of a partnership between the two organisations.

20 October 2021

Lefosse helps Creditas Auto set up FIDC and make issuance

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian car retailer Creditas Auto structure a receivables investment fund, FIDC, and make its first issuance worth 504 million reais (US$95 million).

20 October 2021

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