Work Area: M&A

Mubadala co-invests in Brazilian credit group

Mattos Filho has helped Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Capital and Brazilian credit analysis group Serasa Experian invest 550 million reais (US$108 million) in CERC, a Brazilian financial services provider.

28 October 2022

French chemicals business Safic-Alcan enters South America

Gasparini, Nogueira de Lima e Barbosa Advogados has helped French chemicals group Safic-Alcan enter South America by purchasing two Brazilian counterparts in separate deals.

28 October 2022

US steelmaker buys Mexican scrap recycler

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped US metals recycler Steel Dynamics acquire Mexican counterpart Roca Acero from investment company Brown Gibbons Lang.

27 October 2022

Ritch Mueller appoints two partners

Mexico’s Ritch Muller y Nicolau, SC has promoted two senior associates to its partnership, strengthening the firm's banking and real estate groups.

26 October 2022

Multiple firms steer German shipper to US$1 billion Chilean buy

A slew of law firms has helped German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd expand in Latin America by purchasing two subsidiaries of Chilean foreign trade services group SAAM for US$1 billion.

26 October 2022

Marriott acquires Hoteles City in Mexico

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Washington, DC and New York has helped hotel group Marriott International acquire Mexico's Hoteles City Express for US$100 million.

26 October 2022

Lefosse and R. Amaral advise on US$379 million solar JV

Lefosse has helped Brazilian investor EB Capital partner with local counterpart Colibri Capital to form a joint venture that will invest 2 billion reais (US$379 million) to develop solar power plants in the country.

26 October 2022

Jack Daniel’s parent company buys Venezuelan rum brand

Five offices of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Lisbon, D’Empaire in Caracas and Fabrega Molino in Panama City have helped US wine and spirits company Brown-Forman purchase Venezuelan rum brand Diplomático from its Spanish owner Destillers United Group.

25 October 2022

Lobo de Rizzo and BMA seal Afya’s largest acquisition

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Brazilian medical education group Afya acquire local counterpart Sociedade Educacional e Cultural Sergipe Del Rey for 825 million reais (US$159 million).

25 October 2022

Brazilian counsel in global billion-dollar aviation M&A

Multiple Latham & Watkins LLP offices and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) buy UK-based cargo handling company Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), including its assets in Brazil, for €1.2 billion (US$1.1 billion).

25 October 2022

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