Market: Brazil

Ex-Demarest and Trench Rossi partner opens finance boutique

Helen Naves, a former partner of Demarest Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, has launched a corporate finance boutique in São Paulo.

20 September 2021

Several firms help new railway arrive at Guarulhos Airport

Veirano Advogados has helped the concessionaire that manages the Guarulhos Airport in São Paulo renegotiate an agreement with the Brazilian aviation authority, ANAC, to construct and operate a new railway system at the airport.

20 September 2021

SiqueiraCastro hires new real estate head

Latin Lawyer 250 firm SiqueiraCastro has hired a legal director from Brazilian construction company Realibras Urbanismo as partner and head of its real estate practice.

17 September 2021

Lefosse and R. Amaral guide Kora Saúde’s hospital purchase

Brazilian hospital chain Kora Saúde has called on Lefosse Advogados to purchase Hospital São Mateus, a leading medical institution in the north-eastern state of Ceará.

17 September 2021

Stocche Forbes appoints new M&A partner

Stocche Forbes has reinforced its corporate and M&A practice in São Paulo by hiring a senior associate from Machado Meyer Advogados as partner.

16 September 2021

GIC and Carlyle sell stakes in Brazil’s Rede D’Or

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and US private equity group Carlyle have hired Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, respectively, to sell their shares in Brazilian private hospital group Rede D’Or São Luiz for 2.6 billion reais (US$501 million).

16 September 2021

Veirano helps Swiss company buy Brazilian cosmetics brand

Swiss chemicals business Clariant has enlisted Veirano Advogados to buy the remaining stake it did not already own in cosmetics and personal care company Beraca Ingredientes Naturais.

16 September 2021

Moneda and Patria create LatAm investment platform

Chile’s Moneda Asset Management has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago and Uruguay's Guyer & Regules to join forces with Patria Investimentos to create a US$26 billion investment platform.

15 September 2021

US power company hires Tauil & Chequer to buy from Petrobras

Houston-based Ceiba Energy has enlisted Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire assets from Petrobras.

15 September 2021

Schmidt Valois strengthens tax group

Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has promoted a tax associate to partner, the second addition to its senior rank in a month.

14 September 2021

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