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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

Toll road raises funds in Brazil through debentures offering

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a concessionaire owned by EcoRodovias raise 520 million reais (US$107 million) in a debentures issuance.

12 September 2023

Mattos Filho and i2a advise on real estate acquisition

i2a Advogados has helped a real estate fund managed by Credit Suisse acquire a portfolio of properties from Brazilian logistics group GTIS for 1.4 billion reais (US$280 million).

11 September 2023

Mattos Filho and KLA steer Brazilian eye hospital expansion

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian eye hospital network Vision One buy local clinic Centro Oftalmológico Città.

05 September 2023

Speakers from UBS and CVM to attend ACI summit in Brazil

The compliance head at Brazilian investment bank UBS and the commissioner of Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) will speak at Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil next month.

04 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Brazilian lawyer charged in US for insider trading

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused a Brazilian compliance lawyer of profiting from confidential information that he accessed whilst working as a visiting attorney in the Washington, DC office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

29 August 2023

Bain Capital serves up US$1.1 billion Fogo de Chão acquisition

Several Kirkland & Ellis LLP offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped US private equity group Bain Capital acquire Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chão, valued at US$1.1 billion, from New York-headquartered counterpart Rhône Capital.

23 August 2023

Orizon and Cosan subsidiary team up for biomethane JV in Brazil

Veirano Advogados has helped Compass, the gas subsidiary of Brazilian energy group Cosan, enter into a joint venture with local waste management company Orizon to launch a biomethane production plant – a deal worth 355 million reais (US$71 million).

23 August 2023

Brazil unveils new adequacy mechanism

Brazil is seeking to address issues around the transfer of data abroad, publishing a new draft law on standard contractual clauses and the granting of adequacy decisions.

22 August 2023

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