Market: Brazil

Brookfield sells assets to Grupo Energía Bogotá and Brazil’s Argo

TozziniFreire Advogados and Magalhães Reis Figueiró Advogados have helped Brazilian energy group Argo Energia and its Colombian majority shareholder Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) acquire transmission assets from Canada’s Brookfield for 4.3 billion reais (US$831 million).

12 August 2022

Chiode Minicucci hires judge to lead workplace policy practice

Brazilian firm Chiode Minicucci Advogados has launched a workplace policy practice and hired a former justice of the Brazilian Supreme Labour Court (TST) to lead its efforts in the field.

12 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

Canadian business gets financing for gold mine in Brazil

Canada’s G Mining has hired Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto and Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro to obtain a US$481 million financing package for its gold mine in Brazil.

11 August 2022

Brazil’s Simpar and Movida make debt offerings

Brazilian logistics group Simpar and its car rental subsidiary Movida have made two separate debt taps just weeks apart, raising a total of 1.75 billion reais (US$324 million).

11 August 2022

Lefosse incorporates compliance boutique

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has strengthened its compliance, investigations and white-collar crime practice by hiring a former BMA Advogados partner to lead the group.

10 August 2022

KLA boosts public law practice with hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm KLA Advogados has recruited a Pinheiro Neto Advogados lawyer as partner, strengthening its public law department.

10 August 2022

Credit Suisse buys assets from Brazilian logistics group

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Credit Suisse’s real estate investment fund acquire two assets from Brazilian logistics group LOG for 453 million reais (US$84 million).

10 August 2022

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

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