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Patria acquires majority stake in Brazilian wholesaler

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian private equity fund Patria Investimentos acquire a majority stake in Bahia-based retail chain Atakarejo.

26 October 2023

Canada’s Mitel expands LatAm footprint with cross-border buy

Canadian telecoms company Mitel has hired several international and Latin American firms to acquire Unify, the communications arm of France-headquartered IT company Atos Group.

20 October 2023

Brazilian logistics company expands in Ceará

Brazilian logistics group Allog has enlisted Mattos Filho to acquire two counterparts, FTrade and Fortallog, located in the northern state of Ceará.

20 October 2023

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes return for Enauta offering

Two Mattos Filho offices have helped Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta issue 1.1 billion reais (US$219 million) worth of debentures.

18 October 2023

Mattos Filho reveals New York office head replacement

Mattos Filho has announced that corporate and M&A partner Paula Vieira has succeeded Amadeu Ribeiro as head of the firm’s New York office, shortly after her predecessor departed for DLA Piper LLP.

16 October 2023

Brazil’s Casas Bahia raises US$128 million in follow-on

Braziian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped local retailer Grupo Casas Bahia make a 623 million reais (US$128 million) follow-on offering.

12 October 2023

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1 and Q2 2023?

Following several presidential elections in Latin America last year, the region’s markets bounced back from political and economic uncertainty at the start of 2023. Latin Lawyer’s latest Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms worked on the most deals across the region during the first half of the year.

10 October 2023

DLA Piper nabs Mattos Filho’s New York office head

Amadeu Ribeiro – competition partner and head of Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho’s New York office – is set to join DLA Piper LLP.

25 September 2023

Braskem makes US$850 million debt tap

The Dutch subsidiary of Brazilian petrochemicals giant Braskem has hired two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to issue US$850 million worth of notes.

20 September 2023

Belgian group grows in LatAm with Brazilian agritech assets

Jones Day's Brussels office and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped Belgian agriculture solutions company Biobest Group acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart Biotrop for 2.8 billion reais (US$567 million).

19 September 2023

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