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Machado Meyer and Pinheiro Neto drive Tupy debt issuance

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian car parts manufacturer Tupy make a debt issuance of 1 billion reais (US$196 million).

21 September 2022

Reinsurer IRB Brasil raises US$230 million in equity offering

IRB Brasil Resseguros has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to raise 1.2 billion reais (US$230 million) in an equity offering, following multi-million dollar losses in the second quarter of the year.

15 September 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity

Emanuel Hernandez, research director at Latin America-focused investment association LAVCA, and Maximiliano Ritter, head of M&A at Goldman Sachs Latin America, will discuss market trends in the opening panel of Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity 2022 in New York next week.

15 September 2022

CADE approves KKR’s US$2.2 billion purchase of ContourGlobal

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo has helped secure antitrust approval for US private equity group KKR’s £1.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) acquisition of British power generation company ContourGlobal, which was announced earlier this year.

07 September 2022

Votorantim and Temasek launch investment platform in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo have helped Brazilian investor Votorantim partner with state-owned Singaporean counterpart Temasek to launch a new investment platform, which is set to bring US$700 million worth of equity investment to Brazil.

26 August 2022

AES Brasil buys wind assets from UK renewables group

AES Brasil Energia has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy three wind power complexes from UK renewables company Cubico for 2 billion reais (US$383 million).

22 August 2022

UK supermarkets support Brazilian savannah preservation project

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped UK supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s invest US$11 million in a new financial scheme for Brazilian farmers, which aims to make the country’s soy farming practices more sustainable.

18 August 2022

Vinci buys special situations investor in Brazil

Lefosse has helped Brazilian private equity group Vinci Partners acquire SPS Capital, a local independent asset management group focused on special situations.

18 August 2022

Chile's CMPC expands in Brazil with financing

Cuatrecasas (Chile) and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Chilean paper company CMPC and its subsidiary Softys Brasil obtain financing worth US$88 million in two separate loan deals.

17 August 2022

Brookfield sells assets to Grupo Energía Bogotá and Brazil’s Argo

TozziniFreire Advogados and Magalhães Reis Figueiró Advogados have helped Brazilian energy group Argo Energia and its Colombian majority shareholder Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) acquire transmission assets from Canada’s Brookfield for 4.3 billion reais (US$831 million).

12 August 2022

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