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CDPQ enters LatAm power transmission market

Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire power transmission assets for 265 million euros (US$279 million).

13 May 2022

Oi settles BNDES and BTG Pactual debt after mobile unit sale

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo has helped Oi repay 6.6 billion reais (US$1.4 billion) worth of debt to Brazilian development bank BNDES and BTG Pactual, following the sale of its mobile division to Claro, Telefónica and TIM.

10 May 2022

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

Multiple firms steer Canada-Brazil metals purchase agreement

Canada’s South Star Battery Metals has enlisted Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Veirano Advogados in São Paulo to enter a metals purchase and sales agreement with mining fund Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty for the development of its Santa Cruz graphite project in Brazil.

05 May 2022

Veirano hires BMA lawyer as disputes partner

Brazil’s Veirano Advogados has bolstered its dispute resolution practice by hiring a senior associate from fellow Elite firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão as partner.

12 April 2022

Several firms steer Lojas Renner tech acquisition in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian retailer Lojas Renner acquire local logistics technology company Uello.

12 April 2022

Yara buys stake in Brazilian agribusiness e-platform from Bayer

Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara has turned to Veirano Advogados to acquire a minority stake in Orbia, a Brazilian online farm products platform, from German pharmaceutical company Bayer.

08 April 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

SoftBank LatAm fund invests in three Brazilian start-ups

US law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has helped Japan’s SoftBank lead several funding rounds where it used its Latin American investment fund to inject US$32 million into three separate Brazilian start-up companies.

17 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

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