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Nestlé buys Brazilian chocolatier Kopenhagen

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo have helped Nestlé purchase Brazilian luxury chocolate brand Kopenhagen from US private equity fund Advent.

12 September 2023

Aegea makes largest-ever infrastructure debenture offer

Mattos Filho has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian sanitation group Aegea raise 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in the largest-ever offering of infrastructure debentures in Brazil.

18 August 2023

US investors take Brazil’s Arco private

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and offshore firm Maples Group have helped Brazilian education platform Arco delist from New York’s Nasdaq stock exchange through a US$1.5 billion shares merger with US investors General Atlantic and Dragoneer.

17 August 2023

SOB Advogados nabs Lobo de Rizzo disputes partner

Disputes boutique SOB Advogados has strengthened its offering by hiring a partner from Highly Recommended firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados.

14 August 2023

Several firms steer telecoms merger in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados, Mattos Filho and Lefosse and have helped structure a merger between Brazilian internet service providers Vero and Americanet.

03 August 2023

Aegea issues debentures to finance Corsan privatisation

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian sanitation group Aegea issue 3 billion reais (US$618 million) worth of debentures to finance the privatisation of Rio Grande do Sul’s state-owned Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento (Corsan).

31 July 2023

Cemig raises US$409 million in sustainable bond issuance

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Brazilian electricity group Cemig offer sustainable debentures worth 2 billion reais (US$409 million).

23 June 2023

Three Brazilian firms steer first private-to-public motorway transfer

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a company controlled by the western state of Mato Grosso acquire road concessionaire Rota do Oeste for 2.2 billion reais (US$440 million), the first time that a Brazilian private road concession has been passed on to public ownership.

30 May 2023

Lobo de Rizzo elects new managing partner

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has appointed a new managing partner, just weeks after hiring a former Pinheiro Guimarães partner to launch its banking and payments offering.

10 May 2023

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2022?

Latin Lawyer presents its latest Deal Tracker Report, providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America throughout 2022. Read on to find out which firms worked on the most transactions last year, and where the majority of the work was concentrated.

24 April 2023

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