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Patria raises US$117 million in Smart Fit follow-on

Two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Patria Investimentos reduce its stake in Brazilian gym chain Smart Fit through a follow-on offering worth 592 million reais (US$117 million).

08 June 2023

Mello Torres appoints three partners

Brazil’s Mello Torres has boosted its capital markets, tax and M&A groups by hiring a partner from Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados, as well as promoting a lawyer internally.

06 June 2023

Latin Lawyer Awards: in pictures

Last month, Latin Lawyer held its 17th annual charity awards ceremony to announce the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards and celebrate the achievements of some of the region’s leading lawyers.

06 June 2023

Brazilian logistics company JSL expands lorry portfolio

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian logistics company IC Transportes sell its business to counterpart JSL for 587 million reais (US$117 million).

31 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 11 May, which was attended by over 270 guests.

12 May 2023

Brazil makes US$2.25 billion sovereign issuance

Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC has helped the Republic of Brazil issue bonds worth US$2.25 billion.

12 May 2023

French PR group buys Argentine tech business Practia

French PR company Publicis has hired several international and Latin American firms to acquire Buenos Aires-headquartered technology-focused consultancy Practia.

04 May 2023

Another Brazilian healthcare group makes follow-on

Three Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Brazilian healthcare company Diagnósticos da América (DASA) make a follow-on offering worth 1.7 billion reais (US$336 million).

04 May 2023

BlueMacaw sells real estate funds to Patria subsidiary

A subsidiary of Brazil’s Patria Investimentos has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to buy four real estate investment funds from local counterpart BlueMacaw.

03 May 2023

Which firms advised Latin America’s largest banks in 2022?

Clients from Latin America’s banking and finance sector relied on external counsel for expert advice in debt restructurings, fintech compliance and ESG-related financings in 2022, according to the latest research by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA. The survey explores which law firms proved most popular among the region’s 50 largest banks.

02 May 2023

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