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Brazilian start-up VTEX becomes a unicorn after investment round
Brazilian start-up VTEX becomes a unicorn after investment round

Brazilian start-up VTEX becomes a unicorn after investment round

21 October 2020

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in New York and San Francisco, L O Baptista Advogados in São Paulo and Harneys in the Cayman Islands have helped Brazilian e-commerce company VTEX raise US$255 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, making the start-up a tech unicorn.

Brazil's Motta Fernandes promotes three women to partner
Brazil's Motta Fernandes promotes three women to partner

Brazil's Motta Fernandes promotes three women to partner

20 July 2020

Motta Fernandes Advogados has increased the representation of women in its partnership by promoting three female lawyers to partner, strengthening its corporate, tax and competition practices.

Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December
Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

15 June 2020

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.

Ex-Stocche Forbes and Pereira Neto partners open white-collar and antitrust firm
Ex-Stocche Forbes and Pereira Neto partners open white-collar and antitrust firm

Ex-Stocche Forbes and Pereira Neto partners open white-collar and antitrust firm

27 May 2020

Two partners have left Stocche Forbes Advogados and Pereira Neto | Macedo Advogados to set up a firm focused on white-collar crime and antitrust law in São Paulo.

Brazil’s L O Baptista adds tech firepower
Brazil’s L O Baptista adds tech firepower

Brazil’s L O Baptista adds tech firepower

16 March 2020

L O Baptista Advogados has bolstered its technology practice with a partner hire.

Ex-L O Baptista arbitration co-head launches boutique
Ex-L O Baptista arbitration co-head launches boutique

Ex-L O Baptista arbitration co-head launches boutique

07 February 2020

Adriana Braghetta has left her role as co-head of arbitration at Brazilian firm L O Baptista Advogados to set up her own boutique in São Paulo.

Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform
Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform

Softbank gets behind Brazilian e-commerce platform

05 December 2019

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Softbank’s Latin America fund lead a 580 million reais (US$140 million) investment in Brazilian e-commerce platform VTEX.

Luiz Olavo Baptista: 24 July 1938 – 18 October 2019
Luiz Olavo Baptista: 24 July 1938 – 18 October 2019

Luiz Olavo Baptista: 24 July 1938 – 18 October 2019

25 October 2019

L O Baptista Advogados founding partner, Luiz Olavo Baptista – who is credited as one of the pioneers of arbitration in Brazil – has died aged 81.

Schmidt Valois recruits former L O Baptista lawyer
Schmidt Valois recruits former L O Baptista lawyer

Schmidt Valois recruits former L O Baptista lawyer

13 June 2019

Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has strengthened its labour practice by hiring a former L O Baptista Advogados lawyer as partner in São Paulo.

Former L O Baptista partner opens disputes boutique
Former L O Baptista partner opens disputes boutique

Former L O Baptista partner opens disputes boutique

10 June 2019

A former L O Baptista Advogados partner has opened a new disputes boutique in São Paulo and is joined by a second partner who was previously at Latin Lawyer 250 firm Levy & Salomão Advogados.