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Cencosud goes on shopping spree in the US and Brazil

Chilean retail giant Cencosud has hired Milbank in New York and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to acquire businesses in the US and Brazil through two separate transactions worth US$777 million in total.

16 May 2022

Brazilian agritech gets US$60 million in funding round

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados has helped Brazilian agriculture technology company Solinftec obtain a US$60 million investment led by US and local private equity groups.

11 May 2022

LATAM obtains US$3.7 billion super-priority DIP financing

Several international and Latin American law firms have advised on LATAM Airlines' US$3.7 billion super-priority debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan.

27 April 2022

Three firms guide PE takeover of Brazilian medical group Alliar

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados and Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados have helped Brazilian private equity group MAM Asset Management obtain a controlling stake in local medical company Alliar, following a US$201 million investment.

26 April 2022

BTG Pactual buys stake in Banco Econômico

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped BTG Pactual acquire a controlling stake in Banco Econômico, a Brazilian financial institution that has been in extrajudicial liquidation since 1996.

26 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

Mattos Filho hires from Tauil & Chequer and Cescon Barrieu

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has strengthened its tax and technology departments with two partners joining from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

31 March 2022

Cescon Barrieu helps Enel-led consortium win lighting PPP

A consortium led by Italian energy giant Enel has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to win a bid for a public-private partnership (PPP) to provide lighting services in the Brazilian city of Jaboatão dos Guararapes.

29 March 2022

Equatorial Energia completes US$1.4 billion renewables acquisition

Equatorial Energia has relied on Norton Rose Fulbright in London and São Paulo and three offices of Brazil's Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to complete its 7 billion reais (US$1.4 billion) acquisition of local renewables business Echoenergia, the largest-ever transaction in the Brazilian renewables sector.

24 March 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

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