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Lefosse hires MPF prosecutor as partner

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has strengthened its anti-corruption and investigations department by hiring the deputy head of the international co-operation unit at Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Office (MPF) as partner.

02 February 2023

Speakers announced for Latin Lawyer renewables conference

The head of legal and ethics at the Colombian subsidiary of French energy group Engie is among the speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy 2023 in Cartagena. Read on for more details of the programme and how to register.

02 February 2023

Aegea wins bid in Corsan privatisation

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown and Souto Correa Advogados have helped Brazilian sanitation company Aegea place a 4.2 billion reais (US$784 million) winning bid to take control of Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento (Corsan), Rio Grande do Sul’s state-owned sanitation business.

04 January 2023

Marfrig offering calls on Lefosse and Cescon Barrieu

Lefosse has helped Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods make a debt offering worth 750 million reais (US$142 million).

04 January 2023

Brazilian firms brace for the return of Lula

With Lula’s return to office, lawyers remain optimistic about investment activity despite a highly divided Brazil and expect a busy year for tax if a sought-after reform takes place, as well as uptick in work related to environmental law and ESG.

03 January 2023

Crescera completes investment in Brazilian education group Vitru

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and Brazilian firm Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian education group Vitru make two private shares offerings worth a combined 300 million reais (US$59 million), handing local investor Crescera Capital new equity in the company.

21 December 2022

Lefosse plugs in electric car charging merger

Lefosse has helped Brazilian electric car charging business Ecovagas merge with local start-up Zletric, forming one of Brazil’s largest electromobility ventures.

19 December 2022

French retailer sells stake in Brazil's Assaí with follow-on

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped Assaí, a Brazilian subsidiary of French retail group Casino, in a 2.6 billion reais (US$507 million) follow-on offering, which saw its parent company reduce its stake in the Latin American business.

13 December 2022

Brazilian asset managers ink partnership

Lefosse has helped Banco do Brasil’s asset management arm BB Asset Management enter into a partnership with independent fund manager Nova Occam to launch a private credit business.

12 December 2022

Opportunities abound in Brazil's M&A market

Hopes remain high for next year’s M&A landscape in Brazil despite a change in administration and a global recession on the horizon, say panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers and Acquisitions.

02 December 2022

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