Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza in our news

IHS Towers buys more telecoms assets in Brazil

Multinational infrastructure group IHS Towers has relied on Allen & Overy LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Souza, Mello e Torres to purchase a portfolio of assets from local telecoms company Grupo TorreSur (GTS) for US$315 million.

31 March 2022

Brazilian wine retailer toasts funding round success

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped wine retailer Evino Comércio de Vinhos raise 650 million reais (US$126 million) in a funding round led by Brazilian bank XP Investimentos.

21 March 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

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

Grupo Pão de Açúcar sells supermarkets for US$946 million

Brazilian supermarket chain Sendas Distribuidora (Assaí) has turned to Pinheiro Guimarães to purchase 71 stores from counterpart Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição, which operates as Pão de Açúcar, for 5.2 billion reais (US$946 million).

22 October 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Souza Mello in Ser Educacional-FAEL acquisition

Brazilian higher education provider Ser Educacional has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire private learning institution Faculdade Educacional da Lapa (FAEL) for 280 million reais (US$53 million).

16 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sergio Bermudes

During his acclaimed career Sergio Bermudes has spearheaded important judicial precedents in Brazil, at the same time as instructing and shaping the next generation of litigation talent. He wins one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards.

15 June 2021

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