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LATAM Airlines gets additional US$750 million DIP financing

LATAM Airlines has hired several international and Latin American law firms to obtain an additional US$750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, part of the aviation group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

24 November 2021

ESG: Navigating a sea of change

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to climb up the corporate agenda in Latin America, law firms can play a crucial role in helping companies achieve sustainable business transformation, but the varying definitions and frameworks around ESG can be difficult to navigate. We find out what the region’s firms are doing to help clients identify some of the key challenges and opportunities.

22 November 2021

Bichara and Demarest in US$330 million agribusiness acquisition

Bichara Advogados has helped Terrus, the agribusiness branch of Brazilian poultry company Granja Faria, buy local counterpart IPA from US investment manager Solum Partners for 1.8 billion reais (US$330 million).

22 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Brazil raises US$8.5 billion in LatAm's largest 5G auction

Several Brazilian law firms have confirmed their roles helping successful bidders in the country’s largest-ever public auction of telecoms assets, which raised some 47.2 billion reais (US$8.5 billion).

11 November 2021

CBLM adds tax partner with Demarest hire

Tax-focused CBLM Advogados has strengthened its offering by hiring an associate from Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados as partner, the second addition to its partnership this year.

11 November 2021

Softbank invests in Brazilian banking and payments platform

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo has advised Japan’s Softbank as one of the lead investors in a US$108 million funding round for Brazilian banking and payments technology platform Pismo.

05 November 2021

Raízen acquires assets from Gera and establishes energy JVs

Brazilian energy giant Raízen has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire assets from local counterpart Gera Group and enter into two joint ventures in a deal worth 318 million reais (US$58 million).

02 November 2021

Banco Inter to list shares on Nasdaq through reorganisation

Demarest Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazil’s Banco Inter in a corporate reorganisation that will allow the bank to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.

25 October 2021

Brazil’s XP nabs minority stake in alternative investment group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian asset manager XP acquire a minority stake in local alternative investment company Jive as part of a partnership between the two organisations.

20 October 2021

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