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 announce the shortlisted transactions for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
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.
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.
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.
Souza, Mello e Torres has recruited a partner from Veirano Advogados to lead its dispute resolution practice.
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.
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.
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.