Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Univision and Televisa form largest Spanish-language media group

A slew of international and Mexican law firms has helped US broadcasting network Univision and Mexico’s Televisa in a US$4.8 billion merger to create the world’s largest Spanish-language media company, backed by Google, Japan’s SoftBank and US investor The Raine Group.

19 April 2021

Mattos Filho makes nine new partners

Brazilian law firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has added firepower to several practice groups by promoting nine lawyers to partner.

14 April 2021

Sidley Austin and Mattos Filho set up Vinci Partners impact fund

Three Sidley Austin LLP offices and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian private equity company Vinci Partners structure an impact fund and help it raise 1 billion reais (US$179 million).

09 April 2021

Carey lawyer re-joins former colleagues at CEP&D

Chile’s Coeymans, Edwards, Poblete & Dittborn (CEP&D) has added to its senior rank by hiring a corporate lawyer from Carey, the former firm of CEP&D’s founding partners.

08 April 2021

Ex-Veirano, Dias Carneiro and Ulhôa Canto partners launch new firm

Four partners from well-known Brazilian law firms Veirano Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados have left to launch a corporate and venture capital outfit in São Paulo.

07 April 2021

BMA steers Brazilian fintech investment

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian fintech Vórtx raise US$35 million in a Series B funding round led by US technology investor FTV Capital.

31 March 2021

Five firms help Azul transfer aircraft to US airline

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw in New York and Nantes Mello Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian low-cost airline Azul transfer two Embraer aircraft to US counterpart Breeze.

30 March 2021

Rodrigo Elías in cross-border industrial services acquisition

Honigman LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US private equity company Center Rock Capital Partners acquire Flanders Electric Motor Service, giving it assets in several Latin American countries.

30 March 2021

Carrefour buys Brazilian assets for US$1.4 billion

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Brazilian law firms Machado Meyer Advogados and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped the local branch of French supermarket chain Carrefour acquire Grupo BIG from US counterpart Walmart and private equity investor Advent in a deal worth 7.5 billion reais (US$1.4 billion).

29 March 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Estudio Echecopar steer fund merger

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima have helped complete a merger of two Chilean and Peruvian investment funds.

29 March 2021

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