Work Area: M&A

Lojas Americanas and BR Distribuidora sign convenience store tie-up

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas join forces with fuel retailer BR Distribuidora to launch a new convenience store chain.

18 March 2021

Two firms steer Magazine Luiza's purchase of grocery e-retailer

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza acquire food and beverage-focused e-commerce company VipCommerce.

17 March 2021

Rappi and Davivienda to launch Colombian digital bank

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped local delivery company Rappi partner with Banco Davivienda to launch a new digital bank.

16 March 2021

Unilever inks distribution agreement with Dominican retailer

Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo has helped UK conglomerate Unilever sign an agreement with retailer César Iglesias, through which the latter will become the main distributor of Unilever’s portfolio of personal care brands in the Dominican Republic.

16 March 2021

Peruvian PE fund bets on local lottery assets

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Chicago and BBGS Abogados Peru have helped local private equity investor Nexus Group acquire a minority stake in the Peruvian branch of Greek lottery group Intralot.

16 March 2021

TozziniFreire hires M&A partner

TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice by adding a lawyer from Pinheiro Neto Advogados to its senior rank.

15 March 2021

Arco snaps up Pearson’s e-learning platforms in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Arco Educação acquire two e-learning platforms from the local subsidiary of UK education group Pearson for a total of 920 million reais (US$167 million).

15 March 2021

Lefosse and FM/Derraik in largest Brazilian software sector buy

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazil's Totvs acquire a majority share in software services company RD Gestão e Sistemas for 1.9 billion reais (US$334 million).

15 March 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho steer Raízen-Biosev merger

Brazil’s Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped ethanol producer Raízen buy counterpart Biosev in a cash and stock merger worth 3.6 billion reais (US$641 million).

12 March 2021

Glenfarne’s EnfraGen buys gas-fired power plant in Colombia

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped the local subsidiary of Latin American energy group EnfraGen acquire one of Colombia’s largest natural gas-fired power plants from a group of private equity investors.

12 March 2021

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