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Brazilian shoemaker Arezzo raises US$157 million in equity offer

Milbank in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Stocche Forbes have advised local footwear maker Arezzo in an 834 million reais (US$157 million) follow-on equity offering on the B3 stock exchange.

18 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

CADE clears major telecoms merger but opens cartel probe

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog CADE conditionally approved the takeover of Oi by three of the country’s largest telecom operators on the same day that it accepted a recommendation by the federal prosecutor’s office to open an investigation into the acquirers over suspected collusion.

14 February 2022

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: finding the right hybrid system

Latin Lawyer’s latest research into the priorities of the region’s top law firms shows that flexible working is becoming firmly established, but finding the right hybrid model remains a major challenge.

09 February 2022

Pinheiro Neto guides agribusiness FIDC structuring

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped the Brazilian arm of Indian agribusiness UPL structure a receivables investment fund (FIDC) and subsequently issue quotas worth 600 million reais (US$110 million).

07 February 2022

Pro bono: On the frontline

Quédate en casa (“Stay at home”) was the universal slogan echoed by Latin American governments when the covid-19 pandemic erupted in 2020. However, as one United Nations report puts it, the phrase Quédate en casa … si puedes pagarlo (“Stay at home, if you can afford it”) was more befitting a region where millions had no choice but to leave their house or risk freefalling into extreme poverty.

05 February 2022

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto in Patria hydropower buy

Brazilian private equity group Patria Investimentos has enlisted Stocche Forbes to acquire a portfolio of hydro-electric plants for 1.73 billion reais (US$318 million) from UK energy group ContourGlobal.

03 February 2022

Votorantim and CPP JV consolidates assets worth US$3.2 billion

Brazil's Votorantim and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have hired Stocche Forbes and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to merge VTRM Energia with electricity producer Companhia Energética de São Paulo (CESP), in a deal worth around 17.9 billion reais (US$3.2 billion).

28 January 2022

Banco Itaú acquires stake in broker Ideal

Brazilian banking institution Itaú has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to purchase a majority stake in cloud-based brokerage company Ideal for 650 million reais (US$117 million).

27 January 2022

Brazilian sportstech scores fantasy football funding from investors

Brazilian fantasy football company Rei do Pitaco has enlisted Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$32 million in an investment round led by American equity fund D1 Capital Partners.

27 January 2022

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