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Firms steer US$5.7 billion global chemical buy

Six Baker McKenzie LLP offices, Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito have helped Swiss chemicals company Sika buy German counterpart MBCC Group from private equity fund Lone Star in a transaction worth 5.5 billion francs (US$5.7 billion), which included transferring shares in the seller’s various Latin American subsidiaries to the buyer.

30 May 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

Last chance to register to our renewables event in Cartagena

A prominent oil & gas partner from Brazil's Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados and the lead renewable energy counsel for IDB Invest will speak at Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy 2023 in Cartagena next month.

14 March 2023

Accenture snaps up cybersecurity company in Brazil

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Dublin-headquartered professional services company Accenture acquire Brazilian cybersecurity group Morphus.

17 February 2023

Trench Rossi hires Magalhães e Dias partner as antitrust co-head

Trench Rossi Watanabe has recruited a partner from Magalhães e Dias Advocacia to co-lead its antitrust and international trade practice.

15 February 2023

UK renewables group Cubico buys solar assets from Brazil’s ZEG

UK renewable energy investor Cubico has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to buy a solar energy complex from Brazilian power group ZEG Energias Renováveis.

08 February 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Brazilian firms brace for the return of Lula

With Lula’s return to office, lawyers remain optimistic about investment activity despite a highly divided Brazil and expect a busy year for tax if a sought-after reform takes place, as well as uptick in work related to environmental law and ESG.

03 January 2023

Intelbras locks in US$95 million issuance

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Brazilian electrical components business Intelbras issue 500 million reais (US$95 million) worth of debt.

22 November 2022

Latin America’s labour landscape makes a sharp left

As Latin American politics increasingly veer to the left, rumours swirl around how this symbolic shift could trigger landmark labour changes such as increased unionisation, employment reforms and heightened worker activism in the region as a fresh set of leaders call for social change.

17 November 2022

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