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Belgian-Brazilian hygiene M&A dispute settles
A Belgium-based provider of personal hygiene products has agreed to settle an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against a Brazilian pharmaceuticals group over a €300 million (US$353 million) acquisition.
24 September 2021
Brazil’s Hypera buys pharma portfolio from French counterpart
Brazilian pharmaceutical company Hypera Pharma has enlisted local firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to acquire 12 over-the-counter and prescription brands from French counterpart Sanofi for US$190 million.
22 July 2021
Deal of the Year 2020: the full shortlist
Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards in the daily news briefing next week. See the full shortlist here.
19 May 2021
Ex-Jones Day lawyer launches French desk at Brazilian firm
A lawyer that formerly helped set up the Brazil desk of US law firm Jones Day has joined Brazilian outfit Briganti Advogados as partner and to lead its Paris office.
11 May 2021
Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
27 April 2021
JBS swoops for major European vegan brand
Jones Day in Amsterdam and São Paulo has helped Brazil’s JBS, the largest meat processor in the world, acquire Dutch plant-based food group Vivera for 341 million euros (US$411 million).
26 April 2021
US-Spain private equity financing calls on Peruvian firms
Hogan Lovells LLP in Madrid and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima have helped a vehicle of US private equity company ACON Investments get a loan to fund its acquisition of a majority stake in Spanish canned vegetables distributor Sola de Antequera (Alsur).
09 April 2021
Four firms in Marfrig’s US$3.25 billion debt transactions
Brazilian food processing company Marfrig has hired Linklaters in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to issue debt and launch a tender offer, with both transactions combined worth US$3.25 billion.
05 March 2021
Uruguayan company gets loan to buy trains for UPM pulp mill
Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo has helped a railway subsidiary of Uruguayan logistics company Grupo Christophersen and Spanish constructor Cointer obtain a 94 million euro (US$113 million) loan to finance train equipment for a railway connecting Montevideo and Paso de los Toros, where Finnish forestry group UPM is building a pulp mill.
01 March 2021
Jones Day hires former US Executive Director of IDB
Jones Day has strengthened its Latin American disputes offering by hiring the former US Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) – Eliot Pedrosa – as partner in Miami.
18 February 2021