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Sweden’s Assa Abloy in Brazilian biometrics buy
Two offices of both Hogan Lovells LLP and Lefosse have helped a Brazilian subsidiary of Swedish access solutions company Assa Abloy acquire electronics developer Control iD.
30 September 2022
Mitsui invests in Brazilian vet group
Japanese trader Mitsui has enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire a minority stake in Brazilian veterinary products manufacturer Ouro Fino Saúde Animal from Brazilian development bank BNDES and local private equity fund Opportunity.
30 September 2022
Brazilian firms steer US$97 million Mercado Livre offering
Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Mercado Envios, the shipping arm of Brazilian e-commerce company Mercado Livre, issue 500 million reais (US$97 million) worth of real estate receivables certificates.
27 September 2022
Machado Meyer and Lefosse dock cross-border port bid
Dutch port operator APM Terminals has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire port assets from Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS), following a 455 million reais (US$89 million) bid.
13 September 2022
Demarest and Lefosse land airport privatisations
Demarest Advogados and Lefosse have helped two different bidders win concessions to operate Brazilian airports.
01 September 2022
Canadian fertiliser company snaps up Brazilian agribusiness
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian agribusiness Casa do Adubo sell its operations to Canadian fertiliser maker Nutrien.
31 August 2022
CADE approves Ultrapar pharma divestment with remedies
Lefosse has helped Brazil’s Pague Menos acquire fellow pharmacy chain Extrafarma from local conglomerate Ultrapar for 737 million reais (US$143 million), a deal in which antitrust watchdog CADE has requested the target to sell certain assets.
30 August 2022
Votorantim and Temasek launch investment platform in Brazil
Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investor Votorantim partner with state-owned Singaporean counterpart Temasek to launch a new investment platform, which is set to bring US$700 million worth of equity investment to Brazil.
26 August 2022
Lefosse advises on major airport privatisation
Lefosse has helped Spanish company AENA win the rights to operate São Paulo’s Congonhas airport along with 10 other Brazilian airports following a 2.45 billion reais (US$478 million) bid.
23 August 2022
Vinci buys special situations investor in Brazil
Lefosse has helped Brazilian private equity group Vinci Partners acquire SPS Capital, a local independent asset management group focused on special situations.
18 August 2022