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Pro bono: On the frontline

Quédate en casa (“Stay at home”) was the universal slogan echoed by Latin American governments when the covid-19 pandemic erupted in 2020. However, as one United Nations report puts it, the phrase Quédate en casa … si puedes pagarlo (“Stay at home, if you can afford it”) was more befitting a region where millions had no choice but to leave their house or risk freefalling into extreme poverty.

05 February 2022

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto in Patria hydropower buy

Brazilian private equity group Patria Investimentos has enlisted Stocche Forbes to acquire a portfolio of hydro-electric plants for 1.73 billion reais (US$318 million) from UK energy group ContourGlobal.

03 February 2022

Votorantim and CPP JV consolidates assets worth US$3.2 billion

Brazil's Votorantim and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have hired Stocche Forbes and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to merge VTRM Energia with electricity producer Companhia Energética de São Paulo (CESP), in a deal worth around 17.9 billion reais (US$3.2 billion).

28 January 2022

Banco Itaú acquires stake in broker Ideal

Brazilian banking institution Itaú has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to purchase a majority stake in cloud-based brokerage company Ideal for 650 million reais (US$117 million).

27 January 2022

Brazilian sportstech scores fantasy football funding from investors

Brazilian fantasy football company Rei do Pitaco has enlisted Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$32 million in an investment round led by American equity fund D1 Capital Partners.

27 January 2022

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

24 January 2022

XP acquires Banco Modal in US$529 million merger

Spinelli Advogados has helped Brazilian brokerage XP acquire local investment platform Banco Modal for US$529 million as part of an all-shares merger.

18 January 2022

Russia’s EuroChem buys stake in Brazilian fertiliser maker

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Russian fertiliser producer EuroChem sign an agreement to purchase a controlling stake in Brazilian counterpart Fertilizantes Heringer for 554 million reais (US$97 million).

13 January 2022

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto steer renewable energy merger

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian natural gas and energy provider Eneva absorb local renewable energy company Focus Energia for a total of 2.4 billion reais (US$424 million).

07 January 2022

Brazil’s Ebanx buys local fintech start-up for US$229 million

Brazilian online payments company Ebanx has enlisted BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire local transfer company Remessa Online for US$229 million.

07 January 2022

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