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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.