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.
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.
Mattos Engelberg Advogados in Brazil has recruited associates as partners from competitors Madrona Advogados and Veirano Advogados for its tax and compliance divisions.
The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2019 reveal some of Latin America’s leading private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC steered the most equity capital markets transactions in Latin America throughout November and December, followed by local counterpart Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão.
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.
Madrona Advogados has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening its corporate, labour and project finance teams ahead of growing workload due to privatisations.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance: energy and natural resources, regulatory and disputes categories of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados advised on more debt capital markets transactions than any other Brazilian law firm in October, while Machado Meyer Advogados’ deals had the highest combined value.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados worked on more debt capital markets deals than any other Brazilian firm between July and September, while Pinheiro Guimarães’ transactions had the highest combined deal value, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.