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Simpar buys Brazilian asset from US car dealer
A subsidiary of Brazilian logistics company Simpar has enlisted Adalberto Calil Sociedade de Advogados in São Paulo to acquire the local business of US car dealership Group 1 Automotive for 510 million reais (US$94 million).
01 December 2021
Bain Capital invests in Brazilian start-up Bionexo
US investment fund Bain Capital has turned to Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to inject 450 million reais (US$82 million) into Brazilian healthcare technology start-up Bionexo.
28 October 2021
Grupo Pão de Açúcar sells supermarkets for US$946 million
Brazilian supermarket chain Sendas Distribuidora (Assaí) has turned to Pinheiro Guimarães to purchase 71 stores from counterpart Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição, which operates as Pão de Açúcar, for 5.2 billion reais (US$946 million).
22 October 2021
Brazil’s XP nabs minority stake in alternative investment group
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian asset manager XP acquire a minority stake in local alternative investment company Jive as part of a partnership between the two organisations.
20 October 2021
Brazilian sandal maker and investment fund enter US$100 million JV
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in London and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investment fund 3G Radar enter into a US$100 million joint venture with the world’s largest sandal manufacturer Grendene.
14 October 2021
Brazil's Rumo makes sustainability-linked debt tap
Brazil’s largest private railway operator Rumo has relied on Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to make its first sustainability-linked bond issuance worth US$500 million.
11 October 2021
B3 makes US$700 million sustainability-linked bond offer
Brazil’s stock exchange B3 has enlisted Milbank in São Paulo and New York and local firm Pinheiro Guimarães to raise US$700 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.
29 September 2021
CSN Cimentos spends US$1.3 billion in two acquisitions
Several Brazilian and international law firms have advised on two acquisitions by cement producer CSN Cimentos, worth US$1.3 billion in total.
24 September 2021
Suzano makes another sustainability-linked bond issuance
Three Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices have helped Brazilian pulp and paper giant Suzano raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.
21 September 2021
Raízen and Biosev complete tie-up with US$1.3 billion restructuring
Brazilian sugar ethanol producer Biosev has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and FLH Advogados to renegotiate its debt pile of 7 billion reais (US$1.3 billion) with a syndicate of 15 lenders, to fulfil the obligations of its merger with Brazilian energy company Raízen.
14 September 2021