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ArcelorMittal spends US$2.2 billion on Brazilian steel assets

The world’s largest steel group ArcelorMittal has hired Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Brazilian firms Tauil & Chequer Advogados and Lefosse to buy local counterpart Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion.

02 August 2022

Norwegian companies join forces for solar project in Brazil

Several firms have helped three Norwegian energy companies sign an agreement to develop a solar project in Brazil and ink a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a local aluminium producer.

26 July 2022

Lefosse hires insurance partner

Luciana Dias Prado, who has been a partner at both Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, has joined the partnership of fellow Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse, strengthening its insurance and private pensions department.

14 July 2022

Labour partner joins Demarest

Demarest Advogados has added firepower to its labour and employment practice by hiring a partner from local boutique Pessoa Advogados.

07 July 2022

Banco Inter completes Nasdaq migration

Demarest Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazil’s Banco Inter in a corporate restructuring that has allowed the bank to migrate its shares from the B3 to Nasdaq in New York.

30 June 2022

Brazil’s M Dias Branco buys organic food group and enters JV

Brazilian food producer M Dias Branco has hired Lefosse, Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Demarest Advogados to carry out two separate transactions in the space of a few days.

28 June 2022

LATAM Airlines wins Chapter 11 plan approval

Over two years after it sought Chapter 11 protection in New York, LATAM Airlines has received court approval of a restructuring plan that will facilitate the injection of about US$8 billion through a capital increase, the issuance of convertible bonds and new debt.

22 June 2022

3R Petroleum signs supply agreement with Bahiagás

Brazil’s 3R Petroleum has turned to Demarest Advogados to enter a supply agreement with Brazil’s largest gas distributor Bahiagás.

10 June 2022

Nestlé acquires Brazilian foodtech Puravida

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped international food producer Nestlé buy Brazilian foodtech company Puravida from São Paulo-based private equity group Aqua Capital.

06 June 2022

Ex-Ulhôa Canto and Demarest partner joins Trouw e Fraga

Trouw e Fraga Advogados has bolstered its corporate and tax divisions by hiring a partner with experience from Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados and tax specialist Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados.

23 May 2022

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