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Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

02 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

Brazil’s Neon becomes unicorn after US$300 million Series D round

Brazilian fintech start-up Neon has hired Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo to raise US$300 million in a Series D funding round, which was led by BBVA.

24 February 2022

Banco Bradesco raises US$500 million in green and social debt tap

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco has hired Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo and local firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados to make a green and social bond offering worth US$500 million.

24 February 2022

Brazil’s GOL scores American Airlines investment

Six offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Brazilian firms Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Levy & Salomão Advogados have helped American Airlines invest US$200 million in Brazilian counterpart GOL in return for a minority stake.

22 February 2022

Brazilian shoemaker Arezzo raises US$157 million in equity offer

Milbank in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Stocche Forbes have advised local footwear maker Arezzo in an 834 million reais (US$157 million) follow-on equity offering on the B3 stock exchange.

18 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

CADE clears major telecoms merger but opens cartel probe

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog CADE conditionally approved the takeover of Oi by three of the country’s largest telecom operators on the same day that it accepted a recommendation by the federal prosecutor’s office to open an investigation into the acquirers over suspected collusion.

14 February 2022

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: finding the right hybrid system

Latin Lawyer’s latest research into the priorities of the region’s top law firms shows that flexible working is becoming firmly established, but finding the right hybrid model remains a major challenge.

09 February 2022

Pinheiro Neto guides agribusiness FIDC structuring

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped the Brazilian arm of Indian agribusiness UPL structure a receivables investment fund (FIDC) and subsequently issue quotas worth 600 million reais (US$110 million).

07 February 2022

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