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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

Brazil’s CVC makes equity follow-on issuance

Brazilian travel operator CVC has relied on Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in São Paulo to raise 550 million reais (US$113 million) through an equity follow-on offering.

06 July 2023

Banco Votorantim buys fintech from Méliuz

Banco Votorantim has enlisted Lefosse to buy Brazilian fintech Acesso from local technology company Méliuz for 210 million reais (US$43 million).

06 July 2023

Brazil assigns Central Bank to regulate virtual assets

Brazil’s government has designated its Central Bank as the country’s virtual asset supervisor with its financial market regulator overseeing tokenised securities, and with detailed regulatory proposals still to come.

22 June 2023

BTG buys assets with new US$150 million real estate fund

Souto Correa Advogados has helped BTG Pactual set up a real estate investment fund to acquire assets worth US$150 million from LOG, a Brazilian commercial property developer.

21 June 2023

Pérez-Llorca hires Lefosse partner to target Brazilian work

Lefosse partner Gonçalo Capela Godinho will join Pérez-Llorca’s Madrid office next month to help the Iberian firm foster relationships with clients in Portuguese-speaking markets.

20 June 2023

London SPAC buys Brazilian mines from UK PE group

UK private equity fund Appian has hired Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Madrona Fialho Advogados and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to sell two Brazilian mines to a London-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) for US$1 billion.

16 June 2023

Brazilian firms in US$5.1 billion global car leasing buy

Lefosse and TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped French car leasing company ALD buy Dutch counterpart LeasePlan in a global deal worth 4.8 billion euros (US$5.1 billion).

13 June 2023

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