Work Area: M&A

Santander lists Brazilian payments business on B3 and Nasdaq

Santander has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to spin off its Brazilian merchant payment business Getnet and list its shares on the São Paulo and Nasdaq stock exchanges.

12 November 2021

DLA Piper and Lembeye steer Swiss-Chilean renewables deal

Swiss private fund manager SUSI Partners has enlisted DLA Piper (Chile) to acquire a portfolio of solar and wind assets in Chile from local renewables developer Biwo Renovables.

12 November 2021

US fibre optic provider Transtelco buys Mexican assets

Texan broadband provider Transtelco has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Toronto and DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano in Mexico City to acquire Mexican telecommunications operator Maxcom and launch a tender offer to buy the target company’s outstanding notes.

11 November 2021

Veirano boosts M&A offering with partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has strengthened its M&A and capital markets practices by hiring a former associate as partner.

10 November 2021

Lojas Americanas merges with subsidiary in US$7 billion deal

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has steered a 40 billion reais (US$7 billion) merger between Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas and its subsidiary and e-retailer Americanas, formerly known as B2W.

10 November 2021

Chile's CMPC buys tissue assets in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Chilean paper producer CMPC acquire Brazilian counterpart Carta Fabril for 1.1 billion reais (US$195 million).

10 November 2021

Brazilian wine merger calls on several firms

Brazilian wine retailer Evino Comércio de Vinhos has enlisted Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire counterpart Grand Cru Group.

10 November 2021

Carey promotes four to partner

Chilean Elite firm Carey has promoted four senior associates to partner, adding firepower to its M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, energy and antitrust groups.

09 November 2021

Equatorial Energia buys more assets with US$1.8 billion deal

Brazilian Equatorial Energia has relied on Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire local renewables business Echoenergia for 6.7 billion reais (US$1.8 billion).

09 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu and Rolim Viotti in Goiás power privatisation

Portuguese energy conglomerate EDP has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy Brazilian state-owned electricity company Celg Transmissão (Celg-T) in a privatisation deal worth 1.9 billion reais (US$361 million).

09 November 2021

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