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28 September 2023

Samarco sanction ends years of "high-stakes" negotiations

Eight years since its fatal dam accident in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, a local court has approved a reorganisation plan for miner Samarco that was supported by a majority of its creditors and shareholders.

08 September 2023

Vale ends dam dispute with historic compensation agreement

Sergio Bermudes Advogados has helped Brazilian mining group Vale sign an agreement to pay compensation to communities from an area surrounding the Sul Superior dam in Minas Gerais, which came close to bursting in 2019.

01 September 2023

Brazil and Saudi Arabia: a golden opportunity for investment?

Recent capital injections by Saudi Arabian investors into Brazilian business giants BRF and Vale are pointing to an emerging investment trend from the Arab nation in Latin America’s largest economy, which may also extend to the country’s football industry. Latin Lawyer finds out what this will mean for Brazil and its legal market.

17 August 2023

Saudi Arabian investors inject US$3.4 billion into Vale subsidiary

Five Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo have helped the base metals subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale receive a US$3.4 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s Manara Minerals and Californian investment fund Engine No. 1.

07 August 2023

Vale makes US$1.7 billion debt tap and tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped Brazilian mining titan Vale issue notes and complete a concurrent liability management transaction worth more than US$1.7 billion in total.

27 June 2023

Glencore pays US$1.1 billion for Vale and Norsk Hydro assets

Mundie e Advogados in São Paulo has helped Swiss commodities trader Glencore acquire equity interest in two mining facilities from Brazil’s Vale and Norweigan miner Norsk Hydro for US$1.1 billion.

15 May 2023

Mello Torres adds Vale counsel as partner

Brazilian firm Mello Torres has strengthened its offering by hiring the chief counsel of global mining at Vale to its partnership.

13 April 2023

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