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Another Brazilian healthcare group makes follow-on

Three Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Brazilian healthcare company Diagnósticos da América (DASA) make a follow-on offering worth 1.7 billion reais (US$336 million).

04 May 2023

Brazil’s Hapvida raises US$347 million in debt tap and follow-on

Several US and Brazilian firms have helped Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida raise 1.8 billion reais (US$347 million) through a debt issuance and subsequent follow-on offering.

03 May 2023

LatAm firms feature in cross-border sustainable collagen buy

Two Sidley Austin LLP offices, Mattos Filho in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Argentine firm Bruchou & Funes de Rioja and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped US sustainable materials group Darling Ingredients buy Brazilian gelatine and collagen producer Gelnex for US$1.2 billion.

25 April 2023

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2022?

Latin Lawyer presents its latest Deal Tracker Report, providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America throughout 2022. Read on to find out which firms worked on the most transactions last year, and where the majority of the work was concentrated.

24 April 2023

Mattos Filho appoints eight partners

Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho has strengthened several practice areas by promoting eight lawyers to its senior rank.

18 April 2023

Pan American Silver boosts LatAm presence with Yamana Gold buy

Canada’s Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho have helped Pan American Silver acquire fellow Canadian mining group Yamana Gold – including its assets in Argentina, Brazil and Chile – for US$4.8 billion.

18 April 2023

Natura sells Aesop to L’Óreal for US$2.5 billion

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and London and Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Mattos Filho and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo have helped Brazilian cosmetics company Natura divest Australian high-end brand Aesop to global counterpart L’Óreal for US$2.5 billion.

11 April 2023

Which law firms were the most popular in 2022?

As war in Europe and high interest rates destabilised the global and regional markets, leading Latin American companies kept their external legal advisers close by to navigate the choppy waters. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

04 April 2023

Mattos Filho steers XP eye hospital expansion

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian ophthalmology hospital network Vision One and its shareholders – Olhos Participações and XP Investimentos’ private equity arm – acquire two local medical centres in the southeastern state of Espírito Santo.

30 March 2023

Ambipar subsidiary sells stake in emergency response JV

Mattos Filho has helped the US subsidiary of Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar divest its stake in an emergency response joint venture that it has with local maritime company OceanPact.

29 March 2023

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