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Carrefour snaps up stores from rival in Brazil
Carrefour snaps up stores from rival in Brazil

Carrefour snaps up stores from rival in Brazil

23 March 2020

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).

Brazil’s Pernambucanas signs three distribution deals
Brazil’s Pernambucanas signs three distribution deals

Brazil’s Pernambucanas signs three distribution deals

10 March 2020

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.

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance
Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

27 February 2020

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

Five firms promote in Brazil
Five firms promote in Brazil

Five firms promote in Brazil

11 February 2020

Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados, Veirano Advogados, FreitasLeite Advogados, Souza, Mello e Torres and Mundie e Advogados have increased their partnerships, strengthening their capital markets, corporate, regulatory, tax and telecoms practices.

Grupo Pão de Açucar takes control of Colombia’s Éxito
Grupo Pão de Açucar takes control of Colombia’s Éxito

Grupo Pão de Açucar takes control of Colombia’s Éxito

03 December 2019

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Brazilian conglomerate Grupo Pão de Açucar acquire a 96% stake in Colombian retail giant Éxito through a tender offer.

Pension reform opens floodgates for investment in Brazil, say lawyers
Pension reform opens floodgates for investment in Brazil, say lawyers

Pension reform opens floodgates for investment in Brazil, say lawyers

08 November 2019

Brazil’s business community held its breath for a long time. But after delays, political deadlock and several alterations, a comprehensive constitutional reform changing the requirements for retirement in Brazil was approved last month and will come into force by the end of the year.

Experienced litigator leaves Veirano for Souza Mello
Experienced litigator leaves Veirano for Souza Mello

Experienced litigator leaves Veirano for Souza Mello

24 September 2019

Souza, Mello e Torres has recruited a partner from Veirano Advogados to lead its dispute resolution practice.

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

11 September 2019

Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Equity capital markets report: May-June
Equity capital markets report: May-June

Equity capital markets report: May-June

11 September 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 22 equity transactions in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between May and June with a combined value of more than US$8.1 billion.

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.