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BMA announces succession plan for founding partners

Brazilian Elite firm BMA Advogados has outlined the plan for the succession of its three founding partners, which includes their gradual exit from the firm and reduction of equity interests.

30 September 2022

Iguatemi takes control of Brazilian shopping centre

Brazilian mall operator Iguatemi has enlisted BMA Advogados to buy the remaining shares in a São Paulo-based shopping centre for 667 million reais (US$125 million).

28 September 2022

PE lawyers gather in New York to discuss latest LatAm trends

Regional uncertainty and geopolitical events are breeding opportunities for private equity investment in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity held in New York last week.

26 September 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity

Emanuel Hernandez, research director at Latin America-focused investment association LAVCA, and Maximiliano Ritter, head of M&A at Goldman Sachs Latin America, will discuss market trends in the opening panel of Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity 2022 in New York next week.

15 September 2022

3R Petroleum subsidiary obtains funds for Petrobras acquisition

A subsidiary of 3R Petroleum has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York, DLA Piper LLP in Luxembourg and two offices of Brazilian firm Mattos Filho to get a US$500 million loan for the acquisition of oil field assets from Petrobras.

17 August 2022

Brookfield raises funds for Brazilian real estate buy

i2a Advogados has helped Canadian asset manager Brookfield issue real estate receivables certificates worth some 4.4 billion reais (US$799 million) to fund the acquisition of Brazilian real estate assets.

01 August 2022

Pinheiro Neto and BMA advise on customer experience deal

French customer experience and business process outsourcing (BPO) group Webhelp has turned to Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire Curitiba-based counterpart Grupo Services.

19 July 2022

Samarco dam victims to have their day in English court

The English Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the victims of the Samarco Mineração dam collapse, which killed 19 people and resulted in Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, meaning the previously launched US$6.6 billion lawsuit against multinational BHP can be heard in English courts.

18 July 2022

Several Brazilian firms steer lab merger

BMA Advogados has helped Brazilian healthcare and laboratory group Fleury acquire local counterpart Hermes Pardini, creating a company worth some 6.1 billion reais (US$1.2 billion).

14 July 2022

BTG and Globenet complete US$2.4 billion V.Tal investment

Several firms have helped BTG Pactual and its affiliated telecoms group Globenet complete a 12.8 billion reais (US$2.4 billion) investment in V.Tal – the fibre optic business of telecoms company Oi –  just weeks before the target made Brazil’s largest debenture offering so far this year.

06 July 2022

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