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Azul backs off from LATAM offer after restructuring filed

Two days after South America’s largest airline LATAM submitted a Chapter 11 plan in New York, one of its Brazilian competitors has backed off from an offer to combine with the Chile-headquartered company.

08 December 2021

Nubank acquires Palo Alto AI business in run-up to IPO

Brazil’s Nubank, the world’s largest digital bank, has enlisted four offices of US firm K&L Gates LLP and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company Olivia.

30 November 2021

Machado Meyer and Cescon Barrieu steer motorway financing

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian road concessionaire Autopista Litoral Sul raise 2 billion reais (US$367 million) by issuing debentures.

29 November 2021

LATAM Airlines gets additional US$750 million DIP financing

LATAM Airlines has hired several international and Latin American law firms to obtain an additional US$750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, part of the aviation group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

24 November 2021

Machado Meyer and Cescon Barrieu in inaugural hospital debt offer

Brazilian healthcare company Hospital Mater Dei has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to issue its first-ever debentures, raising 700 million reais (US$125 million).

24 November 2021

South African miner enters LatAm with US$1 billion buy in Brazil

South African precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater Group has enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo to acquire Brazilian mining assets from UK private equity fund Appian Capital for US$1 billion.

16 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu appoints eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added firepower to several departments by promoting seven lawyers to its senior rank and hiring a practitioner from Stocche Forbes as partner.

12 November 2021

Chile's CMPC buys tissue assets in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Chilean paper producer CMPC acquire Brazilian counterpart Carta Fabril for 1.1 billion reais (US$195 million).

10 November 2021

Equatorial Energia buys more assets with US$1.8 billion deal

Brazilian Equatorial Energia has relied on Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire local renewables business Echoenergia for 6.7 billion reais (US$1.8 billion).

09 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu and Rolim Viotti in Goiás power privatisation

Portuguese energy conglomerate EDP has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy Brazilian state-owned electricity company Celg Transmissão (Celg-T) in a privatisation deal worth 1.9 billion reais (US$361 million).

09 November 2021

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