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Banco Inter acquires US fintech USEND

Brazilian Banco Inter has hired Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami, San Francisco and New York and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to purchase US-based finance start-up USEND.

01 December 2021

Who is in LACCA Approved 2022?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. We take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.

30 November 2021

Accenture buys assets in Brazil and Argentina

Irish-based professional services company Accenture has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to expand in Latin America by acquiring assets in Argentina and Brazil in two separate deals.

01 November 2021

Irish-Swiss food group exits LatAm with sale to Grupo Bimbo

Baker McKenzie LLP in Washington, DC and Brazil's Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Grupo Bimbo acquire the Brazilian operations of Irish-Swiss food company Aryzta, completing the divestment of its Latin American division.

27 October 2021

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici gets funding

Tembici, a Brazilian e-bike rental start-up, has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise 430 million reais (US$79 million) in an investment round.

12 October 2021

Ex-Demarest and Trench Rossi partner opens finance boutique

Helen Naves, a former partner of Demarest Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, has launched a corporate finance boutique in São Paulo.

20 September 2021

Viveo buys medical distributor in Brazil

Brazilian drug and medical products distributor Viveo has enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados to purchase local pharmacy and distribution company Profarma Specialty.

31 August 2021

Colombia’s Ecopetrol buys majority stake in ISA

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) from the Colombian government in a deal worth 14.2 trillion pesos (US$3.7 billion).

26 August 2021

Chinese carmaker enters Brazil with Mercedes factory purchase

Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall Motors has hired Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo to buy a Mercedes Benz factory in Brazil from German counterpart Daimler.

26 August 2021

Several firms in Brazil-Ecuador food retailer acquisition

Camilatam Ecuador, a subsidiary of Brazilian food company Camil Alimentos, has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo and Pólit & Pólit Abogados in Quito to acquire Transportes Ronaljavhu and its agribusiness division Dajahu for US$36.5 million.

23 August 2021

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