Work Area: M&A

Bradespar sells Vale shares for nearly US$1 billion

Brazilian holding company Bradespar has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados to sell 5.26 billion reais (US$959 million) worth of shares in Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer.

02 November 2021

Raízen acquires assets from Gera and establishes energy JVs

Brazilian energy giant Raízen has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire assets from local counterpart Gera Group and enter into two joint ventures in a deal worth 318 million reais (US$58 million).

02 November 2021

Three Brazilian firms steer dairy merger

Fialho Salles Advogados, Spinelli Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados have all advised on the merger between Brazilian dairy producers Embaré and Betânia Lácteos, a deal worth 1.7 billion reais (US$302 million).

01 November 2021

B3 pays US$325 million for data analytics company

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped São Paulo stock exchange B3 acquire local technology company Neoway for 1.8 billion reais (US$325 million).

01 November 2021

Accenture buys assets in Brazil and Argentina

Irish-based professional services company Accenture has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to expand in Latin America by acquiring assets in Argentina and Brazil in two separate deals.

01 November 2021

Banco Bradesco snaps up fintech Digio

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Banco Bradesco acquire the remaining stake it did not previously own in digital bank Digio from Banco do Brasil for 625 million reais (US$114 million).

01 November 2021

BMA steers shopping centre reorganisation

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has helped Brazilian shopping centre operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers and Jereissati Participações complete a corporate reorganisation, worth some 1.9 billion reais (US$345 million), to form a new single business.

29 October 2021

Bain Capital invests in Brazilian start-up Bionexo

US investment fund Bain Capital has turned to Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to inject 450 million reais (US$82 million) into Brazilian healthcare technology start-up Bionexo.

28 October 2021

Chinese food company sells Uruguayan assets

Chinese state-owned food processing company Cofco International has hired Guyer & Regules to sell its Uruguayan business to local company Sulten.

28 October 2021

Delivery Hero continues expansion in Latin America

German food delivery company Delivery Hero has hired nine offices of global firm Dentons and Ulises Cabrera in Santo Domingo to acquire Salvadorean counterpart Hugo, handing it assets across Central American and the Caribbean.

27 October 2021

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