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Brazil’s GP Investments eyes takeover of BR Properties

Spinelli Advogados has helped Brazilian private equity group GP Investments launch a 747 million reais (US$146 million) voluntary tender offer to buy the entire shareholding of local real estate group BR Properties.

06 February 2023

Demarest and Pinheiro Neto steer underwear acquisition

Brazilian underwear group Scalina has hired Demarest Advogados to buy local clothing manufacturer MC Malharia, a subsidiary of textiles company Cotece.

03 February 2023

Latin Lawyer announces ESG Initiative Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce Pinheiro Neto Advogados as the winner of our inaugural ESG Initiative Award.

01 February 2023

Bichara hires Pinheiro Neto lawyer as mining partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Bichara Advogados has strengthened its mining department by hiring a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner.

24 January 2023

Brazilian and US firms advise as Ocyan begins restructuring

Offshore oil drilling group Ocyan, formerly known as Odebrecht Óleo e Gás (OOG), has opened Brazilian extrajudicial reorganisation proceedings to deal with a US$2.7 billion debt pile through a debt-for-equity swap.

17 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Itaú backs Raízen with US$735 million Cosan investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian energy group Cosan sell a minority stake in a holding company to Itaú Unibanco for 4.1 billion reais (US$735 million), handing the buyer shares in local counterpart Raízen.

09 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

Several firms steer cross-border data centre buy

Several firms have helped data centre operator Aligned acquire Latin American-focused counterpart ODATA from Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and US IT company CyrusOne.

03 January 2023

CPP Investments acquires stake in V.Tal from BTG Pactual

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has hired Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in V.Tal, the fibre optics business of Brazilian telecoms company Oi, for 2.5 billion reais (US$468 million).

14 December 2022

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