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Itaú injects funds into AES-owned Brazilian solar project

AES Brasil has hired Lefosse to receive 360 million reais (US$63 million) from Banco Itaú to fund the Guaimbê solar project in the state of São Paulo.

28 January 2022

Demarest and Lefosse in agrochemical FIDC structuring

Swiss-headquartered agrochemical company Syngenta has turned to Demarest Advogados to structure a receivables investment fund, FIDC, and subsequently issue quotas worth a total of 800 million reais (US$144 million).

12 January 2022

Brazilian water company raises US$176 million with issuance

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian water company Concessionaria de Saneamento do Amapá issue 1 billion reais (US$176 million) worth of debentures.

12 January 2022

Lefosse launches life sciences group with partner hire

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has hired a partner from local firm Kestener & Vieira Advogados to head its new life sciences and healthcare department.

05 January 2022

Lefosse steers US-Brazil cloud services buy

US infotech distributor Ingram Micro has hired Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to acquire BRLink, a Brazilian data services provider.

04 January 2022

JBS issues sustainability-linked bonds in dual offering

Brazilian beef packer JBS has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, three offices of White & Case LLP and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$2 billion in two bond issuances, including a sustainability-linked tranche.

09 December 2021

Lefosse returns for Kora Saúde healthcare acquisition

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian hospital chain Kora Saúde acquire a controlling stake in local cardiology group Angiocardis - Diagnósticos e Terapêutica.

06 December 2021

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

ESG: Navigating a sea of change

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to climb up the corporate agenda in Latin America, law firms can play a crucial role in helping companies achieve sustainable business transformation, but the varying definitions and frameworks around ESG can be difficult to navigate. We find out what the region’s firms are doing to help clients identify some of the key challenges and opportunities.

22 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

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