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Itaúsa and Votorantim invest in CCR

Brazilian investors Itaúsa and Votorantim have turned to Machado Meyer Advogados to acquire a stake in local infrastructure group CCR from conglomerate Andrade Gutierrez for 4.1 billion reais (US$760 million).

23 September 2022

B3 makes US$580 million debt issuance

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s B3 stock exchange tap the local capital markets with a 3 billion reais (US$580 million) bond issuance.

12 September 2022

Lifetime Achievement Award: Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto

Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto received Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this year. We spoke to the former managing partner of Brazilian firm Pinheiro Guimarães about the moments that shaped his career and his greatest achievements.

26 August 2022

3R Petroleum subsidiary obtains funds for Petrobras acquisition

A subsidiary of 3R Petroleum has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York, DLA Piper LLP in Luxembourg and two offices of Brazilian firm Mattos Filho to get a US$500 million loan for the acquisition of oil field assets from Petrobras.

17 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

Brazil’s Eneva inks second power plant buy in a week

Lefosse has helped Brazilian electricity group Eneva purchase a gas-fired thermal power plant from the local branch of Italian energy company Enel for 467 million reais (US$96 million).

21 June 2022

Brazil privatises Eletrobras

Brazilian state-owned development bank BNDES has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo and New York and local firms Lefosse and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to reduce its stake in Eletrobras through a 33.7 billion reais (US$6.9 billion) offering – the largest Brazilian privatisation in two decades.

20 June 2022

Pinheiro Guimarães bolsters project finance practice with hire

Pinheiro Guimarães has hired a partner from Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse to strengthen its project development and finance practice.

01 June 2022

Sugar group buys processing plant in Brazil

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian sugar producer Jalles Machado buy a sugar and ethanol manufacturing facility from a local investment group for 705 million reais (US$142 million).

30 May 2022

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

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