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Itaú invests in two Brazilian energy companies

Itaú Unibanco has called on Mattos Filho and Machado Meyer Advogados to make two separate investments in subsidiaries of energy groups Eneva and Engie, deals worth US$413 million in total.

28 June 2023

Sacyr’s first Brazilian toll road gets financing

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped a concessionaire owned by Spanish construction company Sacyr obtain project financing worth 900 million reais (US$188 million) to develop its first Brazilian toll road project.

28 June 2023

Brazilian business platform Sankhya acquires local start-up

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian resource planning platform Sankhya buy local sales management start-up Meetime.

27 June 2023

BNDES lends funds to Atlas-backed solar project

White & Case LLP in New York and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped a Brazilian solar project, controlled by US renewables group Atlas and Norwegian counterpart Hydro Rein, obtain a US$211 million credit line from local development bank BNDES.

26 June 2023

Cemig raises US$409 million in sustainable bond issuance

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Brazilian electricity group Cemig offer sustainable debentures worth 2 billion reais (US$409 million).

23 June 2023

Santander snaps up Brazilian brokerage

Santander has enlisted Machado Meyer Advogados to buy the remaining stake in Brazilian brokerage group Toro, becoming its sole owner.

16 June 2023

Eletrobras buys hydroplant from Neoenergia

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian electricity company Neoenergia sell its stake in a hydropower plant to Eletrobras subsidiary Baguari Energia for 453 million reais (US$90 million).

14 June 2023

Latin Lawyer Awards: in pictures

Last month, Latin Lawyer held its 17th annual charity awards ceremony to announce the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards and celebrate the achievements of some of the region’s leading lawyers.

06 June 2023

Several LatAm firms ink US$1.5 billion cross-border insurance buy

Hogan Lovells LLP has acted as lead counsel for insurance group HDI International in its acquisition of the Latin American business of Liberty Mutual Insurance for nearly US$1.5 billion, a deal that includes assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.

05 June 2023

LatAm governments must deliver on anti-corruption promises

Major recent political transitions in Latin America have unequivocally impacted how anti-corruption law is enforced in the region, meaning that the need for independent judiciaries and cooperation between local and foreign anti-corruption authorities has never been greater, said panellists at Global Investigations Review and Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference in Mexico City yesterday.

02 June 2023

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