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Still time to register for Latin Lawyer private equity event

Nicolas Camacho, the managing director and head of M&A in Latin America for Deutsche Bank, is one of many speakers set to attend Latin Lawyer’s Private Equity conference in New York next month. Read on for more information and how to register.

28 September 2023

Mubadala flexes Brazilian investment muscle with Bluefit buy

Stocche Forbes Advogados has helped Mubadala Capital acquire a majority stake in Brazilian gym chain Bluefit for 464 million reais (US$94 million), continuing the Emirati sovereign wealth fund’s streak of investments in the South American country.

15 September 2023

Bradesco subsidiary acquires stake in hospital network

BMA Advogados has helped the healthcare-focused business of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco acquire a 20% stake in local hospital network Grupo Santa Lúcia.

14 September 2023

Nestlé buys Brazilian chocolatier Kopenhagen

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo have helped Nestlé purchase Brazilian luxury chocolate brand Kopenhagen from US private equity fund Advent.

12 September 2023

Samarco sanction ends years of "high-stakes" negotiations

Eight years since its fatal dam accident in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, a local court has approved a reorganisation plan for miner Samarco that was supported by a majority of its creditors and shareholders.

08 September 2023

General Atlantic and CAF GCs to attend Latin Lawyer PE event

Gordon Cruess – associate general counsel for US private equity fund General Atlantic – is among the speakers set to attend Latin Lawyer’s Private Equity conference in New York next month. Read on for more information and how to register.

07 September 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

PetroRecôncavo gets credit line to fund Swedish oil buy

Two Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and BMA Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian oil and gas company PetroRecôncavo obtain a US$60 million loan to fund its purchase of local oil assets from Sweden’s Maha Energy, which took place earlier this year.

29 August 2023

Geely and Renault ink powertrain JV involving LatAm assets

Three Jones Day offices, Bofill Mir Abogados in Santiago and Brazilian firm BMA Advogados have helped Chinese automotive company Geely enter into a joint venture with Renault to launch a powertrain company that will rely on technology produced by the French carmaker’s plants in Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

21 August 2023

Brazil and Saudi Arabia: a golden opportunity for investment?

Recent capital injections by Saudi Arabian investors into Brazilian business giants BRF and Vale are pointing to an emerging investment trend from the Arab nation in Latin America’s largest economy, which may also extend to the country’s football industry. Latin Lawyer finds out what this will mean for Brazil and its legal market.

17 August 2023

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