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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
Telefônica Brasil issues sustainability-linked debentures
Telefônica Brasil has enlisted Mattos Filho to make a 3.5 billion reais (US$641 million) debenture offering, which is linked to environmental and social goals.
26 July 2022
São Paulo water company gets blue loans from IFC and IDB Invest
Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian state-owned water group Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo (SABESP) obtain two separate loans from multinational lenders IFC and IDB Invest, worth a total of 1.2 billion reais (US$230 million).
25 July 2022
Brazilian environmental company combines with US SPAC
Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar has enlisted five Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to combine its emergency response unit with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a deal worth 168 million reais (US$31 million).
19 July 2022
Samarco dam victims to have their day in English court
The English Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the victims of the Samarco Mineração dam collapse, which killed 19 people and resulted in Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, meaning the previously launched US$6.6 billion lawsuit against multinational BHP can be heard in English courts.
18 July 2022
Actis buys stake in Brazilian renewables group Omega
UK private equity group Actis has enlisted Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in Brazilian renewable energy company Omega for 770 million reais (US$147 million).
07 July 2022
Lefosse and Mattos Filho in Conexa Saúde investment round
Brazilian digital health platform Conexa Saúde has enlisted Lefosse to raise 200 million reais (US$38 million) in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs.
07 July 2022
Brazil’s Constellation completes second restructuring
US firm White & Case LLP, Galdino & Coelho Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and two Mattos Filho offices have helped Brazilian oil drilling company Constellation complete a US$1.84 billion global restructuring, allowing it to exit a four-year recovery period and cut its debt by more than half.
05 July 2022
Several firms in multi-billion-dollar shopping centre merger
Brazilian shopping centre group BRMalls has hired Brazilian firms Spinelli Advogados and Mattos Filho to enter into a merger with local counterpart Aliansce Sonae Shopping Centers, creating a company worth some 12 billion reais (US$2 billion).
04 July 2022
Norway's BW buys Petrobras assets and oil storage vessel
Mattos Filho has helped Norwegian company BW Energy acquire two deepwater oil fields from Petrobras and a Brazil-based floating production storage unit (FPSO) from Italy's Saipem in a deal worth nearly US$150 million in total.
01 July 2022