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Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer return for Eneva offering

Brazilian energy company Eneva has hired Stocche Forbes to raise some 2 billion reais (US$373 million) in a bond offering.

02 August 2022

Brazilian port operator makes its largest-ever issuance

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local port operator Portonave raise 1.5 billion reais (US$292 million) in a debenture offering.

28 July 2022

Several firms anchor Santos port acquisition

Machado Meyer Advogados and Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados have helped a port operator controlled by Brazilian fund IG4 Capital acquire US$259 million worth of assets in the state of São Paulo from Rumo, the logistics group of Cosan.

26 July 2022

Norwegian companies join forces for solar project in Brazil

Several firms have helped three Norwegian energy companies sign an agreement to develop a solar project in Brazil and ink a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a local aluminium producer.

26 July 2022

Telefônica Brasil issues sustainability-linked debentures

Telefônica Brasil has enlisted Mattos Filho to make a 3.5 billion reais (US$641 million) debenture offering, which is linked to environmental and social goals.

26 July 2022

São Paulo water company gets blue loans from IFC and IDB Invest

Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian state-owned water group Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo (SABESP) obtain two separate loans from multinational lenders IFC and IDB Invest, worth a total of 1.2 billion reais (US$230 million).

25 July 2022

Eneva raises funds to pay for power plant acquisition

Brazilian energy company Eneva has hired Stocche Forbes in São Paulo to make a follow-on share offering worth 4.2 billion reais (US$818 million).

13 July 2022

BTG and Globenet complete US$2.4 billion V.Tal investment

Several firms have helped BTG Pactual and its affiliated telecoms group Globenet complete a 12.8 billion reais (US$2.4 billion) investment in V.Tal – the fibre optic business of telecoms company Oi –  just weeks before the target made Brazil’s largest debenture offering so far this year.

06 July 2022

JBS makes US$4.5 billion issuance and tender offer

The US subsidiary of Brazilian food processor JBS has hired three offices of White & Case LLP and FLH Advogados in São Paulo to make a debt issuance and a concurrent tender offer worth US$4.5 billion in total.

06 July 2022

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