Fernando S dos Santos Zorzo in our news

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

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

24 January 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.

21 January 2022

XP acquires Banco Modal in US$529 million merger

Spinelli Advogados has helped Brazilian brokerage XP acquire local investment platform Banco Modal for US$529 million as part of an all-shares merger.

18 January 2022

Russia’s EuroChem buys stake in Brazilian fertiliser maker

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Russian fertiliser producer EuroChem sign an agreement to purchase a controlling stake in Brazilian counterpart Fertilizantes Heringer for 554 million reais (US$97 million).

13 January 2022

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto steer renewable energy merger

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian natural gas and energy provider Eneva absorb local renewable energy company Focus Energia for a total of 2.4 billion reais (US$424 million).

07 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

Coca-Cola FEMSA makes US$111 million acquisition in Brazil

The Brazilian arm of Mexico’s Coca-Cola FEMSA has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire bottling company CVI Refrigerantes for 633 million reais (US$111 million).

05 January 2022

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