Work Area: M&A

Pinheiro Neto and Lefosse in Mubadala-Petrobras refinery deal

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Emirati investment fund Mubadala win a bid to acquire Petrobras’ Landulpho Alves refinery in the state of Bahia for US$1.65 billion, as the state-owned oil company continues to divest its assets.

11 February 2021

Several Colombian firms in cross-border software acquisition

Lenz & Staehelin in Zürich and the Bogotá offices of Cuatrecasas and Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped Swiss IT services company SoftwareONE acquire a further 60% stake in Colombian counterpart InterGrupo.

11 February 2021

Oi sells mobile division to Claro, Telefónica and TIM

Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped local telecoms group Oi sell its mobile business to the local subsidiaries of multinational counterparts Claro, Telefónica and TIM for US$3 billion.

10 February 2021

Ferrere steers Irish construction group’s entry to Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of Irish constructor Kingspan acquire Uruguayan insulation group Bromyros.

10 February 2021

Two firms in rare Argentine investment in Miami

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has helped a group of Argentine investors acquire a majority stake in Miami-based food distributor Alimentos Australes.

09 February 2021

L O Baptista restocks disputes practice with hires

Following the recent departure of its entire arbitration group, L O Baptista Advogados has incorporated two Brazilian firms – giving it two arbitration partners and a corporate lawyer of the same rank – as it continues to form a new, multidisciplinary disputes practice.

08 February 2021

China Three Gorges moves to up stake in Peru’s Luz del Sur

Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has helped Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges launch a US$569 million bid to acquire an additional stake in the Andean country’s largest electricity company, Luz del Sur.

08 February 2021

Lefosse sets up Porto Seguro investment fund

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian insurance group Porto Seguro structure an investment fund and complete the fund's first acquisition, snapping up a majority stake in digital brokerage company Segfy.

08 February 2021

Cascione Pulino adds infrastructure and corporate partners

Brazil’s Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados has hired a public law partner from a local boutique to lead its infrastructure practice, while also promoting a corporate and M&A lawyer to its senior rank.

05 February 2021

Cemig turns off Light in share offering

Brazilian electricity company Light has called on Milbank in São Paulo and New York and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to issue shares in a primary and secondary offering for 2.7 billion reais (US$507 million), in which state-owned Cemig sold its entire stake in the company.

05 February 2021

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