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Brazilian retailer Multiplan increases stake in local shopping centre

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazil’s Multiplan increase its stake in a shopping centre in Belo Horizonte.

03 February 2023

Americanas files Chapter 15 in New York

Rio de Janeiro-headquartered retail giant Americanas has sought New York recognition of its Brazilian judicial recovery proceedings to protect its US assets, two weeks after it disclosed a near four-billion-dollar gap in its balance sheet.

27 January 2023

LatAm firms in cross-border background check acquisition

UK-based employee screening services provider Sterling Check has enlisted Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and two offices of Cuatrecasas to acquire Latin American counterpart Socrates.

26 January 2023

Norway’s Hydro Rein signs JV for Brazilian solar farm

Mattos Filho has helped Norwegian energy group Hydro Rein and Brazilian aluminium manufacturer Albras create a joint venture with Miami-based renewables company Atlas to build and operate a solar farm in the southern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

24 January 2023

Australia’s Macquarie blows into Brazil’s wind power market

Mattos Filho has helped Corio Generation, a subsidiary of Australian financial services group Macquarie, ink a partnership with Brazilian counterpart Servtec Energia to build local offshore wind farms.

23 January 2023

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer star in data centre debt tap

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazil’s Scala Data Centers raise 2 billion reais (US$368 million) in a green bond issuance.

16 January 2023

Brazilian port operator signs PPP with railway consortium

Veirano Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped a consortium of railway companies sign a public-private partnership (PPP) contract with Brazil's state-owned Santos Port Authority (SPA) to operate a railroad at the Port of Santos, one of Latin America’s largest ports.

12 January 2023

Petrobras divests refinery to Brazil’s Atem

A subsidiary of Brazilian oil and gas group Atem has enlisted Mattos Filho to acquire a refinery from state-owned counterpart Petrobras for US$257 million.

22 December 2022

Constellation finalises second restructuring

Global oil group Constellation has completed the last step of its global reorganisation after its Caribbean subsidiary secured US recognition of a British Virgin Islands provisional liquidation for the second time in two years.

19 December 2022

Machado Meyer poaches two partners from Mattos Filho

Machado Meyer Advogados has reinforced its insurance practice by recruiting two partners from fellow Elite firm Mattos Filho.

15 December 2022

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