Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Brazilian fintech Dock completes US$110 million funding round

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York has helped Brazilian fintech Dock get US$110 million in an equity investment round, bringing the company’s valuation to over US$1.5 billion.

26 May 2022

Mercuria funds Seacrest’s Brazilian oil asset acquisitions

Multinational energy group Mercuria has turned to Herbert Smith Freehills in London, two offices of Brazilian firm Lefosse and Ferrere (Uruguay) to make debt and minority equity investments in Bermudan private equity manager Seacrest.

25 May 2022

Oaktree lends US$225 million to Costa Rican lab

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped US investor Oaktree Capital Management lend US$225 million to Costa Rican medical technology company Establishment Labs.

20 May 2022

Subway wraps up partnership with Brazil’s SouthRock

Machado Associados has helped US fast-food chain restaurant Subway sell the exclusive right to operate all of its restaurants in Brazil to private equity group SouthRock.

20 May 2022

Chile’s Xepelin completes US$111 million financing round

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on Xepelin's US$111 million funding round, marking the Chilean fintech start-up’s third capital increase in less than a year.

16 May 2022

Advent invests in Colombian hotel group

Advent has hired DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán to partner with Colombia’s GHL Hotels, in which the US private equity group will invest to support the Andean hotel chain.

16 May 2022

Brazilian agritech gets US$60 million in funding round

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados has helped Brazilian agriculture technology company Solinftec obtain a US$60 million investment led by US and local private equity groups.

11 May 2022

Ex-Rodrigo Elías and PPU partners launch tech-focused boutique

A former partner of Peruvian Elite firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados and the founding partner of Delmar Ugarte – now part of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) – have joined forces with Revoredo Abogados to open a boutique focused on venture capital, M&A, start-ups and fintech.

06 May 2022

BTG Pactual acquires stake in Absolute Investimentos

Brazilian asset management company Absolute Investimentos has hired Lefosse to sell a minority stake in the business to local bank BTG Pactual.

06 May 2022

Lefosse promotes six to partner

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has elevated six lawyers to its senior rank, bolstering its M&A, disputes, tax and investment fund offerings.

05 May 2022

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