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Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

SoftBank LatAm fund invests in three Brazilian start-ups

US law firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has helped Japan’s SoftBank lead several funding rounds where it used its Latin American investment fund to inject US$32 million into three separate Brazilian start-up companies.

17 March 2022

Brazilian sugar producer issues debt with rare guarantee structure

Brazilian sugar producer Usina Coruripe Açúcar e Álcool has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York and the São Paulo and Belo Horizonte offices of Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to issue notes worth US$300 million.

17 March 2022

TozziniFreire hires Cascione Pulino partner

Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has added firepower to its administrative law and infrastructure departments by hiring a partner from Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados.

10 March 2022

SoftBank invests in Brazilian low-code platform Digibee

Brazilian low-code integration platform Digibee has hired Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in New York and Miami to raise US$25 million in a Series A funding round, led by SoftBank.

07 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

03 March 2022

Demarest and TozziniFreire steer fintech acquisition

Demarest Advogados has advised Brazilian technology-focused investor Nelogica Sistemas de Software in its acquisition of market intelligence company Comdinheiro.

01 March 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Pro bono: The good fight bearing fruit

The responsibility of making justice more accessible in Latin America weighs heavier than ever on the shoulders of lawyers in the region, and law firms have risen to that challenge. Practitioners are now engaging with pro bono matters more than ever and firms’ efforts to institutionalise pro bono services are delivering results beyond expectations. We present key trends from this year’s Latin Lawyer-Vance Center Pro Bono Survey.

04 February 2022

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