BMA Advogados in our news

Several Brazilian firms steer lab merger

BMA Advogados has helped Brazilian healthcare and laboratory group Fleury acquire local counterpart Hermes Pardini, creating a company worth some 6.1 billion reais (US$1.2 billion).

14 July 2022

BTG and Globenet complete US$2.4 billion V.Tal investment

Several firms have helped BTG Pactual and its affiliated telecoms group Globenet complete a 12.8 billion reais (US$2.4 billion) investment in V.Tal – the fibre optic business of telecoms company Oi –  just weeks before the target made Brazil’s largest debenture offering so far this year.

06 July 2022

Brazil’s Constellation completes second restructuring

US firm White & Case LLP, Galdino & Coelho Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and two Mattos Filho offices have helped Brazilian oil drilling company Constellation complete a US$1.84 billion global restructuring, allowing it to exit a four-year recovery period and cut its debt by more than half.

05 July 2022

Several firms in multi-billion-dollar shopping centre merger

Brazilian shopping centre group BRMalls has hired Brazilian firms Spinelli Advogados and Mattos Filho to enter into a merger with local counterpart Aliansce Sonae Shopping Centers, creating a company worth some 12 billion reais (US$2 billion).

04 July 2022

PetroRecôncavo raises funds through follow-on offering

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Brazilian firm BMA Advogados have helped local oil and gas company PetroRecôncavo make a follow-on offering worth 1 billion reais (US$202 million).

04 July 2022

Mattos Filho and BMA steer insurance buy

Brazilian insurance group HDI Seguros has hired Mattos Filho to acquire the retail business of local counterpart Sompo Seguros.

13 June 2022

Eneva acquires Brazilian power plant for US$2.2 billion

Brazilian electricity company Eneva has hired Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper to buy the Porto de Sergipe power plant for 10.2 billion reais (US$2.2 billion) from New Fortress Energy and Ebrasil.

07 June 2022

Colombian delivery start-up gets funding round

IDB Invest and US private investment group Blue like an Orange have hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Brazilian firms BMA Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados, and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to inject US$22 million into Colombian grocery delivery company Merqueo.

07 June 2022

BMA and Cescon Barrieu guide Brazil-UK education buy

BMA Advogados has helped Brazilian asset manager Gera Capital sell assets held by local education group Eleva to UK counterpart Inspired Education.

01 June 2022

Talent under siege: retaining a generation

Lawyers today aren’t prepared to wait around decades for promotions or tolerate unstimulating working conditions. These were some of the quickly-evolving ‘generational concerns’ of young talent highlighted by managing partners at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Meeting earlier this month. Partners agreed that firms need to take the priorities of this generation seriously, or risk losing talent for good.

30 May 2022

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