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Pan American Silver boosts LatAm presence with Yamana Gold buy

Canada’s Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho have helped Pan American Silver acquire fellow Canadian mining group Yamana Gold – including its assets in Argentina, Brazil and Chile – for US$4.8 billion.

18 April 2023

Brazilian import company buys chemicals business

Madrona Fialho Advogados has helped Brazilian imports company Chembro Química buy local chemicals group Elekeiroz for 875 million reais (US$169 million) and make an issuance to finance the acquisition.

18 April 2023

Natura sells Aesop to L’Óreal for US$2.5 billion

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and London and Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Mattos Filho and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo have helped Brazilian cosmetics company Natura divest Australian high-end brand Aesop to global counterpart L’Óreal for US$2.5 billion.

11 April 2023

Actis enters LatAm data centre market with US$500 million buy

Linklaters in Madrid, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Cuatrecasas (Chile) have helped UK private equity fund Actis buy a portfolio of data centres across Latin America for US$500 million.

11 April 2023

Which law firms were the most popular in 2022?

As war in Europe and high interest rates destabilised the global and regional markets, leading Latin American companies kept their external legal advisers close by to navigate the choppy waters. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

04 April 2023

Santander-owned fintech delists Brazilian counterpart Getnet

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped Santander-owned digital payments PagoNxt launch a tender offer to publicly delist Brazilian counterpart Getnet.

15 March 2023

Santander Brasil sells stake in car platform to Australian company

Australian company Carsales has enlisted Arnold Bloch Leibler in Sydney and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire an additional stake in Brazilian counterpart platform Webmotors from Santander for 1.2 billion reais (US$239 million).

14 March 2023

Brazil’s Globo buys minority stake in advertising group Eletromidia

Brazilian media group Globo enlists BMA Advogados and Mattos Filho to acquire a minority stake in local advertising company Eletromidia.

14 March 2023

Deal of the Year 2022: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremony at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 11 May.

13 March 2023

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

24 February 2023

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