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Caixa sells stake in Petrobras

Caixa sells stake in Petrobras

16 July 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian state-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal sell its stake in Petrobras through the largest equity issuance in Brazil in six years, worth US$1.9 billion.

Magazine Luiza pips competition to land Netshoes deal

08 July 2019

Two Milbank offices and Lefosse Advogados have helped Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza agree a deal to acquire 100% of counterpart Netshoes for US$114 million, despite a higher last-ditch offer from a competitor. 

Lefosse sets up white-collar crime practice with TozziniFreire hire

Lefosse sets up white-collar crime practice with TozziniFreire hire

04 July 2019

Lefosse Advogados has recruited an anticorruption and investigations partner from TozziniFreire Advogados to head its department as Operation Car Wash faces criticism and criminal law reform gets under way.

Mattos Filho and Lefosse confirm role in Kroton’s tender offer for Saber

19 June 2019

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Kroton Educacional buy the remaining stake in Somos Educação through a public tender offer worth 1.7 billion reais (US$431 million).

Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

18 June 2019

Some of Brazil’s most prestigious firms have been enlisted in a fierce legal battle for Avianca Brasil as its restructuring proceedings – marked by judicial deadlock, thousands of grounded flights and growing debt – gained renewed momentum on Monday.

M&A report Brazil: January-February 2019

20 May 2019

Eighteen international law firms and 39 Brazilian outfits have helped steer 56 M&A deals that were announced, signed or closed in January and February, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Lefosse creates new practice group following double promotion

Lefosse creates new practice group following double promotion

09 May 2019

Lefosse Advogados has added two partners through a promotion round, strengthening its capital markets and corporate practices and creating a standalone investment fund group.

CADE issues chargesheet against Brazil's biggest banks in fintech probe

CADE issues chargesheet against Brazil's biggest banks in fintech probe

25 April 2019

Brazil’s competition authority (CADE) has formally accused four of the country’s largest banks of discriminating against a digital credit card operator by restricting its customers from using direct debit payments.

Livraria Cultura gets restructuring plan approval

24 April 2019

Felsberg Advogados has helped Brazilian bookshop chain Livraria Cultura get judicial approval for a restructuring plan worth US$73 million.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

11 April 2019

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.