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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

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

Copel privatises with US$1 billion follow-on

Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped the Brazilian state of Paraná privatise electricity provider Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Copel) through a 5.2 billion reais (US$1 billion) follow-on offering.

16 August 2023

Brazil’s GOL raises US$241 million in notes offering

Lefosse has helped Brazilian airline GOL raise US$241 million through a series of debt offerings.

14 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

Cosan raises US$800 million through debt tap and tender offer

Brazilian energy group Cosan has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados to issue US$550 million worth of bonds, before launching a US$250 million tender offer to buy back its outstanding debt.

28 July 2023

BRF makes Brazil’s largest equity offering of 2023 so far

Two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian meat producer BRF raise 5.4 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in the largest follow-on offering to take place in Brazil this year so far.

21 July 2023

XP invests in Brazilian biotech SuperBac

The investment arm of Brazilian bank XP has relied on Mattos Filho in São Paulo to invest 300 million reais (US$62 million) in Brazilian biotech company SuperBac.

18 July 2023

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