Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local hospital group DASA acquire counterpart Grupo Leforte for 1.7 billion reais (US$350 million).
Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian tools and machinery e-commerce company Loja do Mecânico sell a majority stake in the company worth 550 million reais (US$106 million) to EB Capital.
Madrona Advogados has helped Brazilian health insurance company Hapvida buy local healthcare group Promed in a deal worth 1.5 million reais (US$279 million).
Jenner & Block LLP in New York and Madrona Advogados in São Paulo have helped US packaging company Silgan Holdings acquire a dispenser manufacturer with assets in Brazil and Mexico for US$900 million.
Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work in Brazil.
Latin Lawyer recorded 250 M&A deals that closed in Brazil between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$30 billion.
Latin Lawyer recorded 166 Brazilian M&A deals that were signed and announced between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, the combined deal value of signed and announced deals was over US$100 billion.
Linklaters in New York and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped global technology investor Digital Colony purchase computational assets from UOL Diveo, paving the way to launch Scala Data Centers in São Paulo.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Norwegian energy company Equinor buy a stake in Brazilian renewables and battery storage systems company Micropower-Comerc through a venture capital fund.
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