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Equinox-Leagold mining merger calls on Brazilian counsel
Equinox-Leagold mining merger calls on Brazilian counsel

Equinox-Leagold mining merger calls on Brazilian counsel

12 February 2020

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Vancouver and Toronto and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Canadian gold miner Equinox merge with local counterpart Leagold, in a transaction worth US$584 million.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Several firms in Marfrig’s 3 billion reais share issuance
Several firms in Marfrig’s 3 billion reais share issuance

Several firms in Marfrig’s 3 billion reais share issuance

03 February 2020

Jones Day in New York and São Paulo and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped several banks underwrite a 3 billion reais (US$715 million) share issuance by Brazilian food-processing company Marfrig and its shareholder BNDES.

At a turning point
At a turning point

At a turning point

28 January 2020

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force this year. Inspired by the GDPR, its impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction
BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction

BTG buys Exame in bankruptcy auction

20 January 2020

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian banking group BTG Pactual acquire one of Brazil’s best-known business magazines, Exame, from national media conglomerate Grupo Abril in a bankruptcy auction.

Pinheiro Neto opens office in Tokyo
Pinheiro Neto opens office in Tokyo

Pinheiro Neto opens office in Tokyo

10 December 2019

In a pioneering move among top Brazilian firms, Pinheiro Neto Advogados is deepening its long-term relationship with Japanese clients by opening an office in Japan, one of the main sources of foreign direct investment in Brazil.

Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring
Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring

Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring

10 December 2019

Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister has struck a deal to restructure over US$500 million of its senior notes, with counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and a host of law firms throughout South America. By Jordan Fermanis.

Pinheiro Neto promotes and reaches 103 equity partners
Pinheiro Neto promotes and reaches 103 equity partners

Pinheiro Neto promotes and reaches 103 equity partners

05 December 2019

One of Latin America’s biggest firms, Pinheiro Neto Advogados is increasing its partner count to 103 following the promotion of four associates – becoming effective on 1 January.

Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform
Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform

Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform

05 December 2019

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Softbank’s Latin America fund lead a 580 million reais (US$140 million) investment in Brazilian e-commerce platform VTEX.

Petrobras sells gas distribution company for US$880 million
Petrobras sells gas distribution company for US$880 million

Petrobras sells gas distribution company for US$880 million

02 December 2019

Lefosse Advogados has helped Petrobras sell its gas distribution company Liquigás for 3.7 billion reais (US$880 million) to local gas market players Copagaz and Nacional Gás.