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Vinci Partners buys several assets in Brazil

Brazilian investment platform Vinci Partners has relied on several local firms to finalise two acquisitions in recent weeks.

11 October 2021

AES Tietê snaps up wind farms from Brazilian conglomerate

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped Brazilian energy group AES Tietê acquire a portfolio of seven wind farms from the holding subsidiary of local conglomerate JMalucelli.

26 August 2021

Azevedo Sette hires M&A partner

Brazilian law firm Azevedo Sette Advogados has reinforced its corporate and M&A practice by hiring a partner from local firm Portela, Lima, Lobato & Colen Advogados.

17 August 2021

Several firms steer hospital purchase in Brazil

Brazilian healthcare provider Grupo Mater Dei has enlisted Spinelli Advogados and Azevedo Sette Advogados to purchase a majority stake in local hospital group Porto Dias for 800 million reias (US$154 million).

14 July 2021

Which law firms were the most popular during the pandemic?

During the pandemic, the support of external counsel has been essential to businesses navigating choppy waters. We present a breakdown of our latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, highlighting the most popular firms across the region and hearing from them about how they have seen client-law firm relationships and expectations change over the past 12 months.

30 March 2021

Criminal proceedings cast shadow over Vale after landmark settlement

Brazilian mining company Vale’s recent US$7 billion resolution resolved one out of many legal battles originating from the company’s 2019 deadly mine collapse.

25 February 2021

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

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