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Peru’s evidence in Odebrecht cases leads to rift with Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have reportedly suspended cooperation with Peru on high-profile corruption investigations because of concerns about the state’s use of evidence in arbitrations relating to Odebrecht projects.

02 December 2022

Tauil & Chequer structures privatisation of Brazilian food company

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped state-owned development bank BNDES structure the privatisation of state-owned food company Ceasaminas, which plans to auction off its shares and assets for 423 million reais (US$79 million) by the end of the year.

02 December 2022

Mexico’s VivaAerobús makes sustainability-linked offer

Galicia Abogados has helped Mexican low-cost airline VivaAerobús structure a new notes programme worth US$1 billion and make a subsequent offer of sustainability-linked notes.

02 December 2022

Suzano, Vale and Marfrig sow forest conservation JV in Brazil

Several firms have helped Brazilian corporate giants Vale and Suzano enter into a joint venture with a syndicate of multinational banks and local food company Marfrig to launch an initiative aimed at protecting and restoring the country’s forests.

01 December 2022

Licks Attorneys adds two litigation partners in Brasília and Rio

Brazilian firm Licks Attorneys has strengthened its litigation offering by appointing two of its associates as partner.

01 December 2022

Actis invests in Mexican holding company MT Falcon

UK private equity group Actis has hired three Clifford Chance LLP offices and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to buy a stake in energy-focused holding group MT Falcon from Japanese trading company Mitsui, paying US$360 million.

01 December 2022

Scania upgrades Santiago’s transport system with new bus fleet

Allen & Overy LLP in São Paulo and Chilean firm Jaederlund Ortiz Marchant & Castillo have helped the local subsidiary of Swedish vehicle manufacturer Scania obtain financing to acquire a bus fleet in Santiago.

01 December 2022

International PR company snaps up counterpart in Mexico

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has helped global public relations company SEC Newgate acquire Mexican counterpart Another.

01 December 2022

Machado Meyer surpasses 100 partners with promotions

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has strengthened its corporate, tax, litigation, labour and energy practices by appointing eight partners.

30 November 2022

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30 November 2022

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