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Brazilian firms steer US$97 million Mercado Livre offering

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Mercado Envios, the shipping arm of Brazilian e-commerce company Mercado Livre, issue 500 million reais (US$97 million) worth of real estate receivables certificates.

27 September 2022

Machado Meyer and Lefosse dock cross-border port bid

Dutch port operator APM Terminals has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire port assets from Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS), following a 455 million reais (US$89 million) bid.

13 September 2022

Demarest and Lefosse land airport privatisations

Demarest Advogados and Lefosse have helped two different bidders win concessions to operate Brazilian airports.

01 September 2022

Canadian fertiliser company snaps up Brazilian agribusiness

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Lefosse in São Paulo have helped Brazilian agribusiness Casa do Adubo sell its operations to Canadian fertiliser maker Nutrien.

31 August 2022

CADE approves Ultrapar pharma divestment with remedies

Lefosse has helped Brazil’s Pague Menos acquire fellow pharmacy chain Extrafarma from local conglomerate Ultrapar for 737 million reais (US$143 million), a deal in which antitrust watchdog CADE has requested the target to sell certain assets.

30 August 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

Lefosse advises on major airport privatisation

Lefosse has helped Spanish company AENA win the rights to operate São Paulo’s Congonhas airport along with 10 other Brazilian airports following a 2.45 billion reais (US$478 million) bid.

23 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

Brazilian renewables company gets equity investment

Brazilian investment fund Augment has enlisted Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo to make a 459 million reais (US$85 million) equity investment in local renewable energy company Origo.

12 August 2022

Lefosse incorporates compliance boutique

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has strengthened its compliance, investigations and white-collar crime practice by hiring a former BMA Advogados partner to lead the group.

10 August 2022

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