Work Area: M&A

India’s UPL hires Brazilian counsel for agribusiness sale to KKR

Jones Day in Singapore and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped Indian agribusiness company UPL sell a stake in its subsidiary Advanta to US investment group KKR for US$300 million.

03 November 2022

KPMG expands ESG offering in Brazil with consultancy buy

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy Resultante sell its business to KPMG.

03 November 2022

Suzano buys Kimberly-Clark tissue assets in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped pulp and paper giant Suzano acquire US counterpart Kimberly-Clark’s Brazilian assets, including a tissue factory in the state of São Paulo.

02 November 2022

Dentons' Bogotá office stars in Canadian gold mining merger

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá has helped Aris Gold in the sale of its business to fellow Canadian mining company GCM for US$424 million, a deal that includes the target’s gold mines in Colombia.

02 November 2022

Greenberg bolsters Brazil offering with TelevisaUnivision GC hire

Greenberg Traurig LLP has welcomed the associate general counsel of Mexican-US media group TelevisaUnivision as shareholder in New York, who brings important Brazilian experience to the firm’s Latin America group.

01 November 2022

TotalEnergies partners with Brazil’s Casa dos Ventos

Three offices of Milbank and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped France’s TotalEnergies form a joint venture with Brazilian renewables group Casa dos Ventos, spending US$550 million for a share in the new entity.

01 November 2022

Renewables company Sonnedix expands in Chile

White & Case LLP in Houston and Carey in Santiago have helped multinational renewables company Sonnedix acquire a solar and wind power portfolio from Chilean investor Arroyo.

01 November 2022

KKR-Telefónica venture in Chile buys Entel’s fibre optics network

US law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and the Santiago offices of Guerrero Olivos and CMS Carey & Allende have advised on Chilean internet provider OnNet Fibra’s US$358 million acquisition of fibre optic assets from local telecommunications company Entel.

31 October 2022

France’s Pernod Ricard acquires tequila maker Código 1530

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and London and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC have helped French drinks group Pernod Ricard buy a majority stake in Mexican tequila and mezcal brand Código 1530.

31 October 2022

Fruit exporter Prize becomes Chile’s first Nasdaq-listed company

Two offices of Paul Hastings LLP and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped Chilean superfruit exporter Prize merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal worth US$425 million.

28 October 2022

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