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Grupo Soma raises US$170 million in equity offering

Brazilian fashion company Grupo de Moda Soma has hired Milbank in New York and São Paulo and local law firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to make a share offering worth 883 million reais (US$170 million) on the São Paulo stock exchange.

05 August 2021

Several firms in Petrobras-Chevron sale of Papa-Terra oil field

Brazilian law firms Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados and Campos Mello Advogados have helped Canadian energy company MTI and local counterpart 3R Petroleum, respectively, acquire a deep-water oil field from Petrobras and Chevron.

04 August 2021

Court rules in favour of WhatsApp in bulk messaging lawsuit

A São Paulo court has ruled in favour of US messaging platform WhatsApp in a lawsuit against Brazilian advertising company Yacows, with a decision that prevents the latter company from sending bulk messages through the messaging app

04 August 2021

Magazine Luiza makes follow-on offering

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza raise 4 billion reais (US$771 million) in a follow-on offering.

03 August 2021

Brazil’s largest aluminium producer CBA launches IPO

Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) has enlisted Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to raise 1.6 billion reais (US$314 million) in an initial public offering, becoming the first listed aluminium company on the Novo Mercado segment of the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

30 July 2021

KPS Capital buys controlling stake in Tate & Lyle’s LatAm business

US investor KPS Capital Partners has turned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC, Macfarlanes LLP in London and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire a controlling stake in global food supplier Tate & Lyle’s North American and Latin American operations for US$1.7 billion.

29 July 2021

Bronstein Zilberberg and Mattos Filho steer fintech funding round

Brazilian fintech company Blu Pagamentos has hired Bronstein Zilberberg Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to raise 300 million reais (US$58 million) in a funding round led by US investment company Warburg Pincus.

29 July 2021

Brazilian distributor wins billion-dollar dispute with Hyundai

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal in Frankfurt has ruled in a billion-dollar dispute over a distributor’s right to import Hyundai cars to Brazil, blocking the Korean company from terminating their contract and ruling it should run for another decade.

28 July 2021

Lobo de Rizzo and Mattos Filho in fast food merger

BK Brasil, the master franchise of fast food chains Burger King and Popeyes in Brazil, has hired Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to buy the local operations of Domino’s Pizza for 601 million reais (US$115 million).

28 July 2021

Brazilian gym chain Smart Fit launches IPO

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped Latin America’s largest gym chain Smart Fit raise 2.3 billion reais (US$450 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

26 July 2021

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