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TozziniFreire helps BTG Pactual launch impact fund

BTG Pactual has turned to TozziniFreire Advogados to launch a positive impact investment fund, which raised 542 million reais (US$104 million) in its first offering.

08 September 2021

Colombia’s Ecopetrol buys majority stake in ISA

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) from the Colombian government in a deal worth 14.2 trillion pesos (US$3.7 billion).

26 August 2021

Brazilian car services merger calls on two firms

Brazil’s WebMotors, an e-commerce site to trade used vehicles, has enlisted LGT Advocacia to acquire a majority stake in Car10 Tecnologia e Informação, a platform that brings together thousands of local workshops and automotive services.

26 July 2021

Magazine Luiza splurges on super app shopping spree

Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza has hired Machado Meyer Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados for several acquisitions to add four start-up and e-commerce companies to its digital app, on one occasion shelling out 3.5 billion reais (US$674 million) in what is understood to be the retailer’s largest acquisition to date.

23 July 2021

TozziniFreire hires Pinheiro Neto counsel as partner

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed its third partner in less than a month by recruiting a counsel from Pinheiro Neto Advogados, strengthening its M&A and capital markets practices.

09 July 2021

Brazil's CADE gets interim leader after president's tenure ends

Alexandre Barreto de Souza’s four-year term as the head of Brazil’s antitrust watchdog ended on Monday, with the government yet to announce a permanent replacement.

23 June 2021

TozziniFreire continues hiring spree with two new M&A partners

Just weeks after announcing senior-level hires, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited two partners from local firm Landi, Rodrigues, Nakano e Giovannetti – LRNG, strengthening its corporate and M&A department.

16 June 2021

TozziniFreire adds energy and regulatory partners

TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed partners by hiring from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Petrobras, adding firepower to its infrastructure, energy and regulatory departments.

02 June 2021

Several firms guide freelancing app to B3 debut

White & Case LLP's São Paulo office and Brazil's Lefosse Advogados have helped service contracting start-up Getninjas raise 555 million reais (US$105 million) in an IPO on São Paulo’s B3 stock exchange.

26 May 2021

Several firms help Canadian fund buy power assets in Brazil

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers’ (OTPP) acquire Brazilian electricity transmission company Evoltz from private equity group TPG Capital.

20 May 2021

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