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Mattos Filho partner relaunches aviation boutique

Adriana Simões has left Mattos Filho to reopen her aviation boutique, Simões Sociedade de Advogados, after a four-year hiatus as partner at the Elite firm.

31 May 2023

Three Brazilian firms steer first private-to-public motorway transfer

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a company controlled by the western state of Mato Grosso acquire road concessionaire Rota do Oeste for 2.2 billion reais (US$440 million), the first time that a Brazilian private road concession has been passed on to public ownership.

30 May 2023

Petrobras loses claim against Odebrecht

Brazil’s Petrobras has lost a US$162 million arbitration against the construction group formerly known as Odebrecht over alleged violations of a shareholders’ agreement for a petrochemicals company.

19 May 2023

Cescon Barrieu hires from Mello Torres and Mattos Filho

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has strengthened its investment funds and telecoms practice areas by hiring lawyers from Mello Torres and Mattos Filho as partners.

17 May 2023

Brazilian firms steer carbon credits project financing

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian property investor Samuama structure a new financing vehicle that will invest in local forest assets and issue carbon credits.

17 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: Invest in technology to stay ahead

With growing pressure on legal fees and global financial uncertainty, Elite law firm leaders say it's more important than ever to embrace technology and innovation to better serve clients and make more informed managerial decisions.

15 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 11 May, which was attended by over 270 guests.

12 May 2023

Seacrest snaps up Petrobras assets amid divestment dispute

Bermuda-based investor Seacrest has enlisted Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo withdraw a line of credit to acquire US$427 million worth of oil assets from Petrobras, amid an ongoing dispute surrounding the state-owned energy group’s divestment programme.

04 May 2023

Another Brazilian healthcare group makes follow-on

Three Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Brazilian healthcare company Diagnósticos da América (DASA) make a follow-on offering worth 1.7 billion reais (US$336 million).

04 May 2023

Brazil’s Hapvida raises US$347 million in debt tap and follow-on

Several US and Brazilian firms have helped Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida raise 1.8 billion reais (US$347 million) through a debt issuance and subsequent follow-on offering.

03 May 2023

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