Brazil’s Souza, Mello e Torres has strengthened its tax offering by hiring the former head of legal operations of Brazilian mining giant Vale as partner in the firm’s new Rio de Janeiro office.
Brazilian law firm Rennó, Penteado, Reis & Sampaio has strengthened its corporate and capital markets offering with a lateral hire from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Veirano Advogados.
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 tracked equity capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we reveal which Brazilian and international law firms won the most work.
Latin Lawyer recorded 252 debt capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of more than US$52 billion.
Knowing which external lawyers to hire can be a challenge for GCs, particularly as the market continues to be increasingly competitive. The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2020 research reveal some of Latin America’s best private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo and Bredin Prat in Paris have helped French supermarket heavyweight Carrefour acquire 30 shops in Brazil from Dutch competitor Makro for 1.95 billion reais (US$450 million).
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped retailer Pernambucanas sign deals with several service providers to distribute insurance, concierge, and odontology products exclusively.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to present all the shortlisted deals and cases for all categories of our upcoming 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.