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Demarest and Cescon Barrieu steer cross-border equipment buy

French industrial equipment supplier Loxam has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire Brazilian counterpart A Geradora Aluguel de Máquinas.

29 September 2023

Atlético Mineiro transforms into Brazil’s largest SAF to date

Demarest Advogados has helped a group of Brazilian investors acquire a majority stake in Belo Horizonte-based football team Clube Atlético Mineiro for 914 million reais (US$186 million).

20 September 2023

Belgian group grows in LatAm with Brazilian agritech assets

Jones Day's Brussels office and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped Belgian agriculture solutions company Biobest Group acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart Biotrop for 2.8 billion reais (US$567 million).

19 September 2023

Private equity group sued for ‘rigged’ sale of LATAM’s aircraft

A global investment manager is being sued for the second time in three years for allegedly implementing a “sham foreclosure sale” of a bankrupt airline's aircraft.

15 September 2023

Demarest nabs infrastructure partners from Vieira Rezende

Demarest Advogados has recruited two partners from Vieira Rezende Advogados to strengthen its infrastructure and project finance practice area.

05 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Brazil and Saudi Arabia: a golden opportunity for investment?

Recent capital injections by Saudi Arabian investors into Brazilian business giants BRF and Vale are pointing to an emerging investment trend from the Arab nation in Latin America’s largest economy, which may also extend to the country’s football industry. Latin Lawyer finds out what this will mean for Brazil and its legal market.

17 August 2023

Saudi Arabian investors inject US$3.4 billion into Vale subsidiary

Five Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo have helped the base metals subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale receive a US$3.4 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s Manara Minerals and Californian investment fund Engine No. 1.

07 August 2023

LatAm’s largest construction group raises funds in follow-on

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in São Paulo and Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados have helped Latin America’s largest construction company MRV Engenharia raise 1 billion reais (US$205 million) in a follow-on offering.

07 August 2023

Brazilian sugar group secures DIP financing

One of São Paulo’s largest sugar and ethanol manufacturers, Clealco, has secured court approval for one of the first major debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing agreements since the 2021 reforms to Brazil’s bankruptcy code.

08 June 2023

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