Latin Lawyer recorded 109 debt transactions in Brazil between May and June, worth a combined US$19.9 billion
Brazilian businessman Michael Klein has hired Spinelli Advogados to buy a stake in retailer Via Varejo through a public auction, which drew investments worth a combined 2.3 billion reais (US$590 million).
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and Souza, Mello e Torres in São Paulo have helped power generation company UTE GNA negotiate project financing worth US$670 million for a thermal power plant in Rio de Janeiro.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados worked on more debt capital markets deals than any other Brazilian firm between July and September, while Pinheiro Guimarães’ transactions had the highest combined deal value, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Trench Rossi Watanabe has announced it is promoting seven lawyers, in preparation for an uptick in economic growth in Brazil after the impending elections.
Transactional boutique Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados has rebranded as Souza, Mello e Torres following the arrival of former Cescon Barrieu name partner Luis Souza and Vale general counsel Clovis Torres, along with several other lawyers from Latin Lawyer 250-listed firms.
Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados* has hired an experienced M&A partner from Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, bringing its partnership up to six.
Rolim de Mello Sociedade de Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazil’s Farmoquímica agree a merger deal with fellow pharmaceutical company Divcom.