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Equatorial Energia buys Goiás power distributor from Enel
Equatorial Energia has enlisted Mattos Filho to buy Brazilian electricity distributor Celg Distribuição (Celg-D) from Italian energy group Enel for 1.6 billion reais (US$299 million).
04 October 2022
Itaúsa and Votorantim invest in CCR
Brazilian investors Itaúsa and Votorantim have turned to Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire a stake in local infrastructure group CCR from conglomerate Andrade Gutierrez for 4.1 billion reais (US$760 million).
23 September 2022
B3 makes US$580 million debt issuance
Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s B3 stock exchange tap the local capital markets with a 3 billion reais (US$580 million) bond issuance.
12 September 2022
Lifetime Achievement Award: Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto
Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto received Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this year. We spoke to the former managing partner of Brazilian firm Pinheiro Guimarães about the moments that shaped his career and his greatest achievements.
26 August 2022
3R Petroleum subsidiary obtains funds for Petrobras acquisition
A subsidiary of 3R Petroleum has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York, DLA Piper LLP in Luxembourg and two offices of Brazilian firm Mattos Filho to get a US$500 million loan for the acquisition of oil field assets from Petrobras.
17 August 2022
Brazilian renewables company gets equity investment
Brazilian investment fund Augment has enlisted Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo to make a 459 million reais (US$85 million) equity investment in local renewable energy company Origo.
12 August 2022
Brazil’s Eneva inks second power plant buy in a week
Lefosse has helped Brazilian electricity group Eneva purchase a gas-fired thermal power plant from the local branch of Italian energy company Enel for 467 million reais (US$96 million).
21 June 2022
Brazil privatises Eletrobras
Brazilian state-owned development bank BNDES has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo and New York and local firms Lefosse and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to reduce its stake in Eletrobras through a 33.7 billion reais (US$6.9 billion) offering – the largest Brazilian privatisation in two decades.
20 June 2022
Pinheiro Guimarães bolsters project finance practice with hire
Pinheiro Guimarães has hired a partner from Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse to strengthen its project development and finance practice.
01 June 2022
Sugar group buys processing plant in Brazil
Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian sugar producer Jalles Machado buy a sugar and ethanol manufacturing facility from a local investment group for 705 million reais (US$142 million).
30 May 2022