Work Area: M&A

D'Empaire and González Cisneros in Venezuelan ride-hailing deal

Venezuelan investment company Grupo Fivenca has hired D'Empaire to buy a stake in Caracas-based Ridery, the country’s largest ride-hailing company.

02 December 2021

Simpar buys Brazilian asset from US car dealer

A subsidiary of Brazilian logistics company Simpar has enlisted Adalberto Calil Sociedade de Advogados in São Paulo to acquire the local business of US car dealership Group 1 Automotive for 510 million reais (US$94 million).

01 December 2021

Banco Inter acquires US fintech USEND

Brazilian Banco Inter has hired Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami, San Francisco and New York and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to purchase US-based finance start-up USEND.

01 December 2021

C&A ends Bradesco partnership with US$75 million exit

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the Brazilian branch of Dutch retailer C&A end its partnership with the Bradesco Group by buying back the right to offer financial products to its customers for 415 million reais (US$75 million).

01 December 2021

Estudio Bunge adds four partners with PAGBAM hire and promotions

Argentine firm Estudio Bunge – Bunge, Smith & Luchía Puig Abogados has hired a counsel from Elite firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) as partner and promoted three lawyers to its senior rank, increasing its partner count by more than half.

30 November 2021

Nubank acquires Palo Alto AI business in run-up to IPO

Brazil’s Nubank, the world’s largest digital bank, has enlisted four offices of US firm K&L Gates LLP and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company Olivia.

30 November 2021

Dentons Cardenas and Posse Herrera in Unilever plant-based factory sale

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped the world’s largest plant-based product company, Upfield, acquire a factory in Colombia from UK consumer goods group Unilever.

30 November 2021

Brazil's Omie buys fintech and gets Chinese investment

Several firms have advised on Brazilian software company Omie’s acquisition of digital bank Linker and capital increase from Chinese investor Tencent, which was an extension of an investment round in August.

30 November 2021

LatAm firms in US$15 billion global data centre buy

US investors KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have hired six offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC and 14 offices of international firm Dentons to acquire 50 data centres around the world for some US$15 billion, including assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

29 November 2021

Carlyle ups stake in Brazilian restaurant chain Madero

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group Carlyle increase its existing stake in Brazilian fast-food chain Madero in a deal worth 300 million reais (US$54 million).

29 November 2021

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