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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.