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Brazil’s Soneva makes offering to fund Atvos restructuring

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian renewables company Soneva make an inaugural debentures issuance of 6.8 billion reais (US$1.3 billion) to fund its take-over of ethanol producer Atvos Bioenergia, which is undergoing restructuring.

28 September 2023

Braskem makes US$850 million debt tap

The Dutch subsidiary of Brazilian petrochemicals giant Braskem has hired two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to issue US$850 million worth of notes.

20 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

Americas Health expands to São Paulo

Matter, Boettcher, Zanini e Souza Advogados has helped Brazilian hospital operator Americas Health buy a majority stake in local counterpart Austa.

30 August 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

FLH boosts finance team with Machado Meyer lawyer

Brazilian firm FLH - Franco Leutewiler Henriques Advogados has hired a senior associate from Machado Meyer Advogados as partner, strengthening its banking, finance and capital market capabilities.

15 August 2023

Brazil’s GOL raises US$241 million in notes offering

Lefosse has helped Brazilian airline GOL raise US$241 million through a series of debt offerings.

14 August 2023

Banco Volkswagen raises funds in Brazil

The financial services subsidiary of German car manufacturer Volkswagen has hired Mattos Filho to make a 700 million reais (US$142 million) offering through its investment fund.

10 August 2023

Macquarie and Norsk Hydro get funds for renewables JV in Brazil

Seven White & Case LLP offices and Dias Carneiro Advogados in São Paulo have helped several banks provide non-recourse financing to a Brazilian wind project developed by Australian investor Macquarie and Norwegian miner Norsk Hydro, which is estimated to be worth US$700 million.

08 August 2023

China and LatAm: is anything standing in the way?

Latin America is awash with new business opportunities as China warms back up to the international market following a shutdown during the covid-19 pandemic. Excitement at many law firms across the region is palpable, with China’s pioneering advances in technology, penchant for long-term investments and unique way of negotiating deals forcing lawyers to innovate like never before.

07 August 2023

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