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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 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

03 March 2022

Itaú launches agribusiness fund

Brazi's Itaú Unibanco Asset Management has turned to Machado Meyer Advogados to structure an agribusiness-focused fund, which raised 500 million reais (US$91 million) in its inaugural offering.

28 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards: Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto of Brazil’s Pinheiro Guimarães and Humberto Medrano of Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados.

15 February 2022

BRF raises US$1 billion in follow-on offering

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in São Paulo and Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão have helped local food processing giant BRF raise 5.4 billion reais (US$1 billion) in a follow-on equity offering.

08 February 2022

Globo makes US$400 million sustainability-linked bond offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo, London and New York and Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo have helped media group Globo issue its first-ever sustainability-linked notes, raising US$400 million.

01 February 2022

Itaú injects funds into AES-owned Brazilian solar project

AES Brasil has hired Lefosse to receive 360 million reais (US$63 million) from Banco Itaú to fund the Guaimbê solar project in the state of São Paulo.

28 January 2022

Bumper harvest and DIP loan help Brazil's Moreno exit bankruptcy

Felsberg Advogados has helped Brazilian sugar ethanol company Grupo Moreno repay its entire debt pile of 1 billion reais (US$180 million), withdrawing a debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan to settle the bill.

17 January 2022

Power company raises US$268 million in Brazil

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped electric transmission company Mata de Santa Genebra Transmissão issue notes worth 1.5 billion reais (US$268 million).

10 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

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

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