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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.

Multiple firms help Odebrecht sell transport assets

Multiple firms help Odebrecht sell transport assets

11 June 2019

Six Brazilian firms have confirmed their role in Odebrecht’s divestment of transport assets worth a combined 2.5 billion reais (US$618 million) as the company battles with debt.

Chinese energy company buys from Enel to enter Brazil

06 June 2019

Eversheds Sutherland in London and Beijing and Azevedo Sette Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte have helped China’s CGN Energy enter Latin America by purchasing two solar plants and a wind farm from Enel Green Power in Brazil for 2.9 billion reais (US$727 million).

Mattos Filho tops Latin Lawyer’s latest debt capital markets round up

Mattos Filho tops Latin Lawyer’s latest debt capital markets round up

08 May 2019

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados was the Brazilian firm with the highest combined total value and volume of debt capital markets deals in January and February this year, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest reporting.

Brazilian power company issues bonds for transmission line

Brazilian power company issues bonds for transmission line

01 May 2019

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped electric transmission company Mata de Santa Genebra Transmissão issue project bonds worth 210 million reais (US$55 million).

LATAM Airlines Brazil makes tender offer to delist Multiplus

LATAM Airlines Brazil makes tender offer to delist Multiplus

16 April 2019

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped the Brazilian arm of LATAM Airlines Group make a tender offer worth 1.18 billion reais (US$304 million) to acquire all the outstanding shares in its customer loyalty programme, subsidiary Multiplus, so it can delist the public company.

Nine firms close Brazil’s largest retail restructuring

12 April 2019

Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped Máquina de Vendas close a deal to restructure its 3 billion reais debt (US$779 million), in what is thought to Brazil’s largest ever debt restructuring by a retailer. 

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.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

Cescon Barrieu, Pinheiro Neto and Cleary top Brazil debt market table

Cescon Barrieu, Pinheiro Neto and Cleary top Brazil debt market table

13 March 2019

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados advised on more debt capital market deals reported to Latin Lawyer than any other Brazilian law firm in November and December last year, while Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ transactions had the highest combined value.