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Lefosse returns for Kora Saúde healthcare acquisition

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian hospital chain Kora Saúde acquire a controlling stake in local cardiology group Angiocardis - Diagnósticos e Terapêutica for 710 million reais (US$130 million).

06 December 2021

Who is in LACCA Approved 2022?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. We take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.

30 November 2021

ESG: Navigating a sea of change

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to climb up the corporate agenda in Latin America, law firms can play a crucial role in helping companies achieve sustainable business transformation, but the varying definitions and frameworks around ESG can be difficult to navigate. We find out what the region’s firms are doing to help clients identify some of the key challenges and opportunities.

22 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Brazil raises US$8.5 billion in LatAm's largest 5G auction

Several Brazilian law firms have confirmed their roles helping successful bidders in the country’s largest-ever public auction of telecoms assets, which raised some 47.2 billion reais (US$8.5 billion).

11 November 2021

Lojas Americanas merges with subsidiary in US$7 billion deal

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has steered a 40 billion reais (US$7 billion) merger between Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas and its subsidiary and e-retailer Americanas, formerly known as B2W.

10 November 2021

Lefosse and Machado Meyer seal fintech acquisition

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian credit analysis company Serasa, part of the Experian Group, acquire payment services provider PagueVeloz.

04 November 2021

Several Brazilian firms in real estate acquisition and issuance

Several firms have advised on Brazilian investment fund BlueMacaw’s purchase of an office space in São Paulo and receivables issuance in two deals worth a total of 634 million reais (US$118 million).

26 October 2021

Lefosse and R. Amaral return for new Kora Saúde deal

Brazilian hospital chain Kora Saúde has enlisted Lefosse Advogados to purchase a controlling stake in counterpart Grupo OTO for 248 million reais (US$45 million).

25 October 2021

Lefosse helps Creditas Auto set up FIDC and make issuance

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian car retailer Creditas Auto structure a receivables investment fund, FIDC, and make its first issuance worth 504 million reais (US$95 million).

20 October 2021

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