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DLA Piper nabs Mattos Filho’s New York office head

Amadeu Ribeiro – competition partner and head of Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho’s New York office – is set to join DLA Piper LLP.

25 September 2023

Braskem makes US$850 million debt tap

The Dutch subsidiary of Brazilian petrochemicals giant Braskem has hired two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to issue US$850 million worth of notes.

20 September 2023

Belgian group grows in LatAm with Brazilian agritech assets

Jones Day's Brussels office and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped Belgian agriculture solutions company Biobest Group acquire a majority stake in Brazilian counterpart Biotrop for 2.8 billion reais (US$567 million).

19 September 2023

Nestlé buys Brazilian chocolatier Kopenhagen

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo have helped Nestlé purchase Brazilian luxury chocolate brand Kopenhagen from US private equity fund Advent.

12 September 2023

Toll road raises funds in Brazil through debentures offering

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a concessionaire owned by EcoRodovias raise 520 million reais (US$107 million) in a debentures issuance.

12 September 2023

Mattos Filho and i2a advise on real estate acquisition

i2a Advogados has helped a real estate fund managed by Credit Suisse acquire a portfolio of properties from Brazilian logistics group GTIS for 1.4 billion reais (US$280 million).

11 September 2023

Mattos Filho and KLA steer Brazilian eye hospital expansion

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian eye hospital network Vision One buy local clinic Centro Oftalmológico Città.

05 September 2023

Speakers from UBS and CVM to attend ACI summit in Brazil

The compliance head at Brazilian investment bank UBS and the commissioner of Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) will speak at Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil next month.

04 September 2023

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

Brazilian lawyer charged in US for insider trading

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused a Brazilian compliance lawyer of profiting from confidential information that he accessed whilst working as a visiting attorney in the Washington, DC office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

29 August 2023

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