Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Brazilian wine retailer toasts funding round success

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped wine retailer Evino Comércio de Vinhos raise 650 million reais (US$126 million) in a funding round led by Brazilian bank XP Investimentos.

21 March 2022

SoftBank continues investment spree with Brazilian food start-up

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have advised Japan’s SoftBank as lead investor in a US$25 million financing round for Brazilian food purchasing start-up Trela.

18 March 2022

SoftBank LatAm fund invests in three Brazilian start-ups

US law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has helped Japan’s SoftBank lead several funding rounds where it used its Latin American investment fund to inject US$32 million into three separate Brazilian start-up companies.

17 March 2022

Peruvian PE group buys remaining stake in Colombian recycler

Posse Herrera Ruiz has helped Peruvian fund Nexus Group acquire the remaining stake in Bogotá-based recycling company Apropet, making the private equity investor its sole owner.

10 March 2022

Canada’s CDPQ invests in Mexican medical group

Canadian investment group Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has enlisted Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC to purchase a minority stake in Mexican medical company Grupo Diagnóstico Aries (GDA).

08 March 2022

MoFo boosts LatAm group with venture capital partner

Morrison & Foerster LLP has hired a partner from Perkins Coie LLP to strengthen its corporate and venture capital offering in Latin America.

07 March 2022

SoftBank invests in Brazilian low-code platform Digibee

Brazilian low-code integration platform Digibee has hired Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in New York and Miami to raise US$25 million in a Series A funding round, led by SoftBank.

07 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

03 March 2022

Chinese investor injects US$20 million in Brazilian crypto exchange

Lefosse has helped Chinese cryptocurrency group OK Blockchain lead a US$20 million Series A investment round in Brazilian crypto exchange Foxbit.

02 March 2022

Machado Meyer helps BTG Pactual acquire brokerage company

BTG Pactual has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire Elite Investimentos, one of Brazil’s oldest securities brokerages.

25 February 2022

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