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Americanas files Chapter 15 in New York

Rio de Janeiro-headquartered retail giant Americanas has sought New York recognition of its Brazilian judicial recovery proceedings to protect its US assets, two weeks after it disclosed a near four-billion-dollar gap in its balance sheet.

27 January 2023

Cemig raises US$244 million with offering

Brazilian power company Cemig has enlisted local firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to raise US$244 million in a bond offering.

20 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Eletrobras makes billion-dollar debt offering

Brazilian electricity company Eletrobras has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to raise 6 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in a bond offering.

13 January 2023

Marfrig offering calls on Lefosse and Cescon Barrieu

Lefosse has helped Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods make a debt offering worth 750 million reais (US$142 million).

04 January 2023

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

US court dismisses last challenge to LATAM Chapter 11 plan

Dismissing the last remaining dispute over LATAM Airlines’ Chapter 11 plan, the US’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals has addressed for the first time whether a debtor has to pay post-petition interest (PPI) to unsecured creditors to be able to treat them as unimpaired.

20 December 2022

Brazilian pharma group expands medicine portfolio

Palma Guedes Advogados has helped Brazilian pharmaceuticals business MedQuímica buy the rights to several brands from the local subsidiary of Dutch medical company Bausch & Lomb.

13 December 2022

Cescon Barrieu and Machado Meyer steer retail store merger

Brazilian department store chain Casa & Video has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to merge with local competitor Lojas le Biscuit.

09 December 2022

PRIO snaps up oil field assets for US$180 million

Three European offices of DLA Piper LLP and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have helped Brazilian oil company PRIO, formerly known as PetroRio, acquire an additional stake in local counterpart Dommo Energia for 943 million reais (US$180 million).

06 December 2022

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