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Brazil challenges health insurance merger over duopoly concerns

Brazil’s competition authority has asked its administrative tribunal to block Hapvida's purchase of rival Smile, less than a year after prohibiting another attempted acquisition by the health insurance provider.

30 November 2022

World’s largest flooring manufacturer consolidates in Brazil

Demarest Advogados has helped US flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries acquire Brazilian ceramics group Elizabeth Revestimentos.

30 November 2022

Brazilian tyre company rolls in L Catterton investment

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian tyre group CantuStore and its founding shareholder land a 600 million reais (US$113 million) minority investment from US private equity company L Catterton.

24 November 2022

Corinthians restructures football stadium debt

São Paulo-based football team Sport Club Corinthians has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to restructure 611 million reais (US$118 million) worth of debt related to its stadium, Neo Química Arena.

10 November 2022

LATAM completes Chapter 11

A slew of US and Latin American firms have helped LATAM Airlines exit from its Chapter 11 proceedings, putting an end to a landmark cross-border restructuring that began over two years ago.

09 November 2022

Cosan invests US$1 billion to increase stake in land assets

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian conglomerate Cosan invest US$1 billion to increase its stake in local real estate-focused asset managers Tellus and Janus.

04 November 2022

Who are LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2023?

LACCA members have cast their votes. We take a look at which private practice lawyers have been identified as leaders in their field by Latin America’s in-house community.

03 November 2022

Who is in LACCA Approved 2023?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who Latin America’s leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes.

01 November 2022

Oaktree strikes up real estate investment with Brazil’s BlueMacaw

Demarest Advogados has helped US investor Oaktree Capital Management partner with Brazilian counterpart BlueMacaw to set up a real estate investment fund worth 235 million reais (US$45 million).

21 October 2022

Shell charters Brazilian oil drilling rig from Maersk

Demarest Advogados has helped the oil-drilling subsidiary of Danish shipping group Maersk lease an offshore drilling rig in Brazil’s Campos Basin to Shell for US$37 million.

14 October 2022

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