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Subway wraps up partnership with Brazil’s SouthRock

Machado Associados has helped US fast-food chain restaurant Subway sell the exclusive right to operate all of its restaurants in Brazil to private equity group SouthRock.

20 May 2022

Mattos Filho and Pinheiro Neto steer emergency power loan

Mattos Filho has helped Brazil’s Chamber of Electric Energy Commercialisation (CCEE) obtain a 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) financing from a syndicate of banks to prevent rises in electricity prices.

17 May 2022

CDPQ enters LatAm power transmission market

Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire power transmission assets for 265 million euros (US$279 million).

13 May 2022

Oi settles BNDES and BTG Pactual debt after mobile unit sale

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo has helped Oi repay 6.6 billion reais (US$1.4 billion) worth of debt to Brazilian development bank BNDES and BTG Pactual, following the sale of its mobile division to Claro, Telefónica and TIM.

10 May 2022

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

Multiple firms steer Canada-Brazil metals purchase agreement

Canada’s South Star Battery Metals has enlisted Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Veirano Advogados in São Paulo to enter a metals purchase and sales agreement with mining fund Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty for the development of its Santa Cruz graphite project in Brazil.

05 May 2022

Tupy buys engine maker for US$184 million in Brazil

Brazilian car parts manufacturer Tupy has enlisted Pinheiro Neto Advogados to buy local engine maker MWM for 865 million reais (US$184 million).

03 May 2022

Cleary, Shearman and Pinheiro Neto in Petrobras tender offer

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to make a US$2 billion cash tender offer targeting 19 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

03 May 2022

Three firms guide PE takeover of Brazilian medical group Alliar

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados and Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados have helped Brazilian private equity group MAM Asset Management obtain a controlling stake in local medical company Alliar, following a US$201 million investment.

26 April 2022

BTG Pactual buys stake in Banco Econômico

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped BTG Pactual acquire a controlling stake in Banco Econômico, a Brazilian financial institution that has been in extrajudicial liquidation since 1996.

26 April 2022

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