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GIC partners with Brazil’s Neoenergia for transmission investment
Three Stocche Forbes Advogados offices have helped a fund owned by Singaporean investor acquire a stake in the transmission subsidiary of Brazilian power company Neoenergia for 1.2 billion reais (US$243 million), allowing the two parties to form a new investment platform.
15 May 2023
Brazil blocks health insurance tie-up over duopoly concerns
Brazil’s competition authority has blocked Hapvida’s €54 million (US$58 million) acquisition of rival health plan provider Smile to prevent just two companies from controlling nearly 90% of the health insurance market in northeastern Brazil.
15 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
TozziniFreire stars in Eurofarma debt tap
TozziniFreire Advogados has served as deal counsel in a 1 billion reais (US$200 million) debentures offering by Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma Laboratórios.
02 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
Brazilian government adviser criticises LGPD fines
A government official has slammed Brazil’s data watchdog for exceeding its regulatory power by planning to “retroactively” apply certain LGPD fines – foreshadowing possible legal challenges to the regulator’s first penalties under the data law.
21 April 2023
TozziniFreire adds restructuring partner with Itaú hire
Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has hired an in-house lawyer from Itaú BBA as a restructuring partner, the firm’s first appointment to its senior rank in 2023.
29 March 2023
Deal of the Year 2022: the full shortlist
Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremony at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 11 May.
13 March 2023
Brazilian data authority to start issuing LGPD fines
Brazil’s first fines under its new data protection law are expected soon after regulations for calculating and issuing penalties were approved.
10 March 2023
Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
24 February 2023