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Votorantim and Temasek launch investment platform in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investor Votorantim partner with state-owned Singaporean counterpart Temasek to launch a new investment platform, which is set to bring US$700 million worth of equity investment to Brazil.

26 August 2022

AES Brasil buys wind assets from UK renewables group

AES Brasil Energia has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy three wind power complexes from UK renewables company Cubico for 2 billion reais (US$383 million).

22 August 2022

UK supermarkets support Brazilian savannah preservation project

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped UK supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s invest US$11 million in a new financial scheme for Brazilian farmers, which aims to make the country’s soy farming practices more sustainable.

18 August 2022

Vinci buys special situations investor in Brazil

Lefosse has helped Brazilian private equity group Vinci Partners acquire SPS Capital, a local independent asset management group focused on special situations.

18 August 2022

Chile's CMPC expands in Brazil with financing

Cuatrecasas (Chile) and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Chilean paper company CMPC and its subsidiary Softys Brasil obtain financing worth US$88 million in two separate loan deals.

17 August 2022

Brookfield sells assets to Grupo Energía Bogotá and Brazil’s Argo

TozziniFreire Advogados and Magalhães Reis Figueiró Advogados have helped Brazilian energy group Argo Energia and its Colombian majority shareholder Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) acquire transmission assets from Canada’s Brookfield for 4.3 billion reais (US$831 million).

12 August 2022

Canadian business gets financing for gold mine in Brazil

Canada’s G Mining has hired Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro to obtain a US$481 million financing package for its gold mine in Brazil.

11 August 2022

KLA boosts public law practice with hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm KLA Advogados has recruited a Pinheiro Neto Advogados lawyer as partner, strengthening its public law department.

10 August 2022

Credit Suisse buys assets from Brazilian logistics group

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Credit Suisse’s real estate investment fund acquire two assets from Brazilian logistics group LOG for 453 million reais (US$84 million).

10 August 2022

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

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