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Carlyle ups stake in Brazilian restaurant chain Madero

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group Carlyle increase its existing stake in Brazilian fast-food chain Madero in a deal worth 300 million reais (US$54 million).

29 November 2021

Several firms in cross-border solar deal

US solar power developer Array Technologies, owned by investment fund Blackstone, has hired four offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, three Cuatrecasas offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Spanish solar panel manufacturer Soluciones Técnicas Integrales Norland (STI Norland) and its Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican operations for 570 million euros (US$498 million).

26 November 2021

Brazilian tech company Semantix combines with US SPAC

Brazilian data software platform Semantix has hired three offices of US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate & Meagher & Flom LLP and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to combine with Alpha Capital, a technology-focused special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in New York.

23 November 2021

Brazilian digital solutions business CI&T makes NYSE debut

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian digital solutions company CI&T raise US$225 million in an initial public offering on the New York stock exchange (NYSE).

19 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 to make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Santander lists Brazilian payments business on B3 and Nasdaq

Santander has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to spin off its Brazilian merchant payment business Getnet and list its shares on the São Paulo and Nasdaq stock exchanges.

12 November 2021

Bradespar sells Vale shares for nearly US$1 billion

Brazilian holding company Bradespar has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados to sell 5.26 billion reais (US$959 million) worth of shares in Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer.

02 November 2021

Three Brazilian firms steer dairy merger

Fialho Salles Advogados, Spinelli Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados have all advised on the merger between Brazilian dairy producers Embaré and Betânia Lácteos, a deal worth 1.7 billion reais (US$302 million).

01 November 2021

B3 pays US$325 million for data analytics company

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped São Paulo stock exchange B3 acquire local technology company Neoway for 1.8 billion reais (US$325 million).

01 November 2021

Banco Bradesco snaps up fintech Digio

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Banco Bradesco acquire the remaining stake it did not previously own in digital bank Digio from Banco do Brasil for 625 million reais (US$114 million).

01 November 2021

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