Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados steered more equity transactions than any other Latin American firm between July and September, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest capital markets research.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Stocche Forbes Advogados and Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados have helped Votorantim Energia and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) win a bid to acquire São Paulo’s state electricity company CESP.
Information gathered by Latin Lawyer shows Brazilian firms Lefosse Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados and international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP advised on the most Latin American equity issuances in June.
Twenty-one Latin American firms and ten international outfits have helped Latin American companies raise nearly US$3.8 billion through 14 equity capital markets deals taking place in April and May, according to information gathered by Latin Lawyer.
Twenty-six local and four international firms reported working on 26 debt issuances by Brazilian companies worth a combined US$7 billion in April.
Madrona Advogados has strengthened its energy team by hiring an Argentine energy consultant to expand “its international reach.”
Madrona Advogados has helped Brazilian medical laboratory Instituto Hermes Pardini sign a contract with Siemens that sees the latter supply equipment and technology to its laboratories.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian healthcare insurer Hapvida make an initial public offering (IPO) worth three billion reais (US$851 million).
Madrona Advogados has helped Jive, an independent investor in distressed assets, raise US$348 million for the purchase and recovery of assets such as overdue loans, seized properties and court-ordered payments.
Madrona Advogados has helped private equity firm South Rock Capital acquire Starbucks in Brazil.