Market: Brazil

Labour lawyers meet in Miami to discuss regional trends

The growing importance of ESG principals are influencing the evolution of labour law in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Labour and Employment held yesterday in Miami.

29 September 2022

Gerdau and Randon join forces for truck rental JV

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has enlisted TozziniFreire Advogados to help it enter into a partnership with local cargo transportation group Randon, with the two companies putting up 250 million reais (US$50 million) worth of investment for the new venture.

29 September 2022

Brazil's L O Baptista incorporates energy boutique

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm L O Baptista Advogados has celebrated its 50th anniversary by incorporating local boutique Reis Gomes Advogados, strengthening its energy practice.

28 September 2022

Iguatemi takes control of Brazilian shopping centre

Brazilian mall operator Iguatemi has enlisted BMA Advogados to buy the remaining shares in a São Paulo-based shopping centre for 667 million reais (US$125 million).

28 September 2022

Brazilian firms steer US$97 million Mercado Livre offering

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Mercado Envios, the shipping arm of Brazilian e-commerce company Mercado Livre, issue 500 million reais (US$97 million) worth of real estate receivables certificates.

27 September 2022

PE lawyers gather in New York to discuss latest LatAm trends

Regional uncertainty and geopolitical events are breeding opportunities for private equity investment in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity held in New York last week.

26 September 2022

Cescon Barrieu replenishes Canadian offering

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added to its Canadian offering by hiring an in-house environmental lawyer as of counsel.

26 September 2022

Italian electronics manufacturer makes first Brazilian buy

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Italian weighing systems manufacturer Dinamica Generale buy a minority stake in Brazilian counterpart Weightech – its first acquisition in the country.

26 September 2022

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

French insurer acquires Brazilian assets

French insurance group CNP Assurances has hired the São Paulo offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Mattos Filho to purchase five insurance companies from Brazil’s Caixa Seguridade and Icatu for 907 million reais (US$178 million).

23 September 2022

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