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Demarest hires from Campos Mello

Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados has appointed two lawyers to its partnership by hiring a partner and senior associate from Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper, bolstering its energy and natural resources group.

18 October 2021

Cosan repurchases stake in local agribusiness Radar

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian conglomerate Cosan acquire a stake in local agribusiness group Radar for 1.4 billion reais (US$260 million), through which the buyer returns as a key shareholder five years after divesting its interest in the target group.

29 September 2021

Ex-Demarest and Trench Rossi partner opens finance boutique

Helen Naves, a former partner of Demarest Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, has launched a corporate finance boutique in São Paulo.

20 September 2021

GIC and Carlyle sell stakes in Brazil’s Rede D’Or

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and US private equity group Carlyle have hired Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, respectively, to sell their shares in Brazilian private hospital group Rede D’Or São Luiz for 2.6 billion reais (US$501 million).

16 September 2021

3R Petroleum buys oil assets from BTG Pactual

Brazilian oil company 3R Petroleum has relied on Campos Mello Advogados in collaboration with DLA Piper LLP to purchase local counterpart Duna Energia for US$72 million.

13 September 2021

Demarest partner sets up litigation firm

A partner and a group of lawyers from Latin Lawyer Elite firm Demarest Advogados have established a corporate litigation boutique – Goulart Penteado Advogados – which will operate independently of Demarest, whilst maintaining links to the Brazilian full-service firm.

06 September 2021

Demarest hires tax partner

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Demarest Advogados has boosted its tax practice by hiring a partner from Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados, as Brazilian tax reform is looming closer.

02 September 2021

LatAm firms in Deutsche Post DHL’s buy of ocean freight company

Multinational package delivery company Deutsche Post DHL Group has enlisted German firm Gleiss Lutz and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to acquire sea freight company JF Hillebrand for 1.5 billion euros (US$1.7 billion), giving it assets in Latin America.

02 September 2021

UK online payment company Paysafe continues LatAm expansion

Paysafe has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP as lead international counsel to make its second acquisition in Latin America in a couple of weeks, buying US counterpart SafetyPay and its operations in the region for US$441 million.

25 August 2021

Several firms in Brazilian water company acquisition

Brazilian law firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped local water company Aegea Saneamento sell a minority stake in a subsidiary to investment company IFIN Participações for 550 million reais (US$106 million).

13 August 2021

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