Flavio Pereira Lima in our news

Rio de Janeiro sanitation company raises US$1.1 billion

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian water and sanitation company Rio+ Saneamento raise 5.7 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) through an issuance of debentures, a loan from local development bank BNDES and related letters of credit.

08 January 2024

Mattos Filho advises IDB on Green Coalition initiative

Mattos Filho has helped the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launch the Green Coalition – an alliance of Latin American financial institutions that will invest up to US$20 billion for sustainability projects in the Amazon over the next seven years.

08 January 2024

New Fortress signs PPA and raises funds for projects in Brazil

Two Latham & Watkins LLP offices and two Mattos Filho offices have helped Ceiba Energy sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) with US-based power company New Fortress Energy (NFE).

03 January 2024

Where there’s risk, there’s opportunity for private equity in LatAm

Latin American markets may be among the most volatile when it comes to political and economic instability, but the region should take advantage of interest from large international investors and sovereign wealth funds that are willing to take short-term risks in exchange for long-term returns, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s M&A conference in São Paulo.

19 December 2023

Norway’s Statkraft buys LatAm renewables assets

Pérez-Llorca in Madrid, Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Mattos Filho, both in São Paulo, have helped Norwegian renewables company Statkraft grow its portfolio of energy generation assets in Latin America by acquiring Spanish counterpart Enerfín for €1.8 billion (US$1.9 billion).

11 December 2023

Brazil’s 3R raises US$204 million for new projects

3R Petroleum turned to Mattos Filho to obtain 1 billion reais (US$204 million) worth of financing for its oil and gas projects in Brazil.

06 December 2023

Mattos Filho hires BMA lawyer to insurance partnership

Mattos Filho has appointed an associate from fellow Elite firm BMA Advogados as partner, strengthening its insurance, reinsurance and private pensions group.

04 December 2023

Watch: lawyers unpack biggest anti-corruption trends in LatAm

Partners from top US and Latin American firms tell Latin Lawyer how ESG-related misconduct, evolving technology and regulatory inconsistencies are shaping anti-corruption efforts in the region – including comment from UBS Latin America's head of financial crime prevention.

01 December 2023

Actis snaps up transmission assets from EDP Brasil

Two Mattos Filho offices have helped UK investor Actis purchase transmission assets from the Brazilian utilities subsidiary of Energias de Portugal (EDP) - EDP Brasil - in a deal worth 2.7 billion reais (US$540 million).

28 November 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2023, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening a culture of pro bono in Latin America.

21 November 2023

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