Bernardo Cascão in our news

Petrobras loses claim against Odebrecht

Brazil’s Petrobras has lost a US$162 million arbitration against the construction group formerly known as Odebrecht over alleged violations of a shareholders’ agreement for a petrochemicals company.

19 May 2023

Brazilian PE fund invests in Coritiba football club

Brazilian private equity fund Treecorp has hired Machado Meyer Advogados and Bichara e Motta Advogados to invest 1.3 billion reais (US$263 million) in local football club Coritiba, in return for a majority stake.

16 May 2023

Ultrapar buys stake in Copersucar ethanol terminal

BMA Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian energy group Ultrapar acquire a 50% stake in a local ethanol terminal for 238 million reais (US$47 million).

10 May 2023

Seacrest snaps up Petrobras assets amid divestment dispute

Bermuda-based investor Seacrest has enlisted Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo withdraw a line of credit to acquire US$427 million worth of oil assets from Petrobras, amid an ongoing dispute surrounding the state-owned energy group’s divestment programme.

04 May 2023

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2022?

Latin Lawyer presents its latest Deal Tracker Report, providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America throughout 2022. Read on to find out which firms worked on the most transactions last year, and where the majority of the work was concentrated.

24 April 2023

Lorry rental group Vamos acquires São Paulo counterpart

Brazilian holding company Grupo Comolatti has enlisted BMA Advogados to sell São Paulo-based vehicle dealership Tietê Veículos to local counterpart Vamos Locação for 331 million reais (US$66 million).

18 April 2023

Which law firms were the most popular in 2022?

As war in Europe and high interest rates destabilised the global and regional markets, leading Latin American companies kept their external legal advisers close by to navigate the choppy waters. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

04 April 2023

French media group Banijay acquires Brazilian TV studio

BMA Advogados has helped French entertainment company Banijay Group acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart A Fábrica Entretenimento.

21 March 2023

Brazilian firms steer São Paulo hospital JV

BMA Advogados has helped Brazilian healthcare investor Atlântica sign an agreement worth 600 million reais (US$115 million) with São Paulo's Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital for the construction of a new medical centre in the city.

16 March 2023

Brazil’s Globo buys minority stake in advertising group Eletromidia

Brazilian media group Globo enlists BMA Advogados and Mattos Filho to acquire a minority stake in local advertising company Eletromidia.

14 March 2023

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