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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
24 April 2019
Felsberg Advogados has helped Brazilian bookshop chain Livraria Cultura get judicial approval for a restructuring plan worth US$73 million.
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.