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Norway’s Equinor buys Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy

Two Mattos Filho offices have helped Norwegian energy company Equinor acquire Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy.

22 August 2023

Aegea makes largest-ever infrastructure debenture offer

Mattos Filho has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian sanitation group Aegea raise 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in the largest-ever offering of infrastructure debentures in Brazil.

18 August 2023

Brazil and Saudi Arabia: a golden opportunity for investment?

Recent capital injections by Saudi Arabian investors into Brazilian business giants BRF and Vale are pointing to an emerging investment trend from the Arab nation in Latin America’s largest economy, which may also extend to the country’s football industry. Latin Lawyer finds out what this will mean for Brazil and its legal market.

17 August 2023

US investors take Brazil’s Arco private

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices, Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo and offshore firm Maples Group have helped Brazilian education platform Arco delist from New York’s Nasdaq stock exchange through a US$1.5 billion shares merger with US investors General Atlantic and Dragoneer.

17 August 2023

Brazil’s Viveo raises US$250 million in offering

Brazilian healthcare company Viveo has enlisted two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to raise 1.2 billion reais (US$250 million) in a follow-on offering.

15 August 2023

Banco Volkswagen raises funds in Brazil

The financial services subsidiary of German car manufacturer Volkswagen has hired Mattos Filho to make a 700 million reais (US$142 million) offering through its investment fund.

10 August 2023

Brazil’s Klabin raises funds through CRA offering

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian paper company Klabin raise 300 million reais (US$63 million) through an issuance of agribusiness receivables certificates (CRAs).

09 August 2023

US credit bureau Equifax snaps up Brazil’s Boa Vista

Four Hogan Lovells LLP offices and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped the Brazilian arm of US consumer credit reporting agency Equifax acquire local counterpart Boa Vista in a deal worth 3.1 billion reais (US$583 million).

04 August 2023

US confectioner buys Brazilian counterpart Dori

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Ferrera Candy Company – the largest sugar confectioner in the US – acquire Dori Alimentos, one of Brazil’s leading manufacturers and distributors of sweets and snacks.

03 August 2023

Several firms steer telecoms merger in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados, Mattos Filho and Lefosse and have helped structure a merger between Brazilian internet service providers Vero and Americanet.

03 August 2023

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