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Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

Opportunities abound in Brazil's M&A market

Hopes remain high for next year’s M&A landscape in Brazil despite a change in administration and a global recession on the horizon, say panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers and Acquisitions.

02 December 2022

São Paulo stock exchange B3 nabs AI business

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s B3 stock exchange acquire local artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurotech for 1.1 billion reais (US$220 million).

30 November 2022

Mattos Filho reignites PetroRio gas field buy

Mattos Filho has helped Brazil’s Gas Bridge Storage acquire a minority stake in a gas processing plant owned by a subsidiary of local energy group PRIO, formerly known as PetroRio.

29 November 2022

Multiple firms steer agritech funding round in Brazil

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian start-up Agrolend raise 145 million reais (US$27 million) in a Series B funding round.

25 November 2022

Mattos Filho and Machado Meyer guide BRK’s first blue bonds

Brazilian water sanitation company BRK has turned to Mattos Filho to raise nearly 2 billion reais (US$366 million) in Latin America’s first issuance of blue debentures made by a private sector company.

24 November 2022

Brazilian tyre company rolls in L Catterton investment

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian tyre group CantuStore and its founding shareholder land a 600 million reais (US$113 million) minority investment from US private equity company L Catterton.

24 November 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer M&A summit

There is just a week left to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 in São Paulo, an event that will feature a fireside chat with the CEO of the Brazilian branch of Bank of America, Eduardo Alcalay.

23 November 2022

Investors are increasingly looking to LatAm for opportunities

More private lending is driving infrastructure projects in Latin America and investors are particularly keen on energy assets with an ESG component, according to panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance.

11 November 2022

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