Market: Brazil

CSN Cimentos spends US$1.3 billion in two acquisitions

Several Brazilian and international law firms have advised on two acquisitions by cement producer CSN Cimentos, worth US$1.3 billion in total.

24 September 2021

Belgian-Brazilian hygiene M&A dispute settles

A Belgium-based provider of personal hygiene products has agreed to settle an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against a Brazilian pharmaceuticals group over a €300 million (US$353 million) acquisition.

24 September 2021

Mattos Engelberg partners join Santos Neto in Brazil

Santos Neto Advogados has appointed two partners and a counsel by hiring three lawyers from Mattos Engelberg Echenique Advogados, strengthening its agribusiness, environmental and tax departments.

23 September 2021

Several firms dock Italy-Brazil vessel deal

Lefosse Advogados has helped Italian maritime company Finarge sell its Brazilian subsidiary to local counterpart CBO Group in a deal worth US$94 million.

23 September 2021

Fialho Salles in Brazilian greenfield transmission line project

Brazilian construction company Vale do São Francisco Sistemas de Transmissão has turned to local firm Fialho Salles Advogados to complete works on a greenfield transmission line project, which has received investments totaling 950 million reais (US$184 million).

23 September 2021

Brazilian insurtech reaches regulatory milestone after investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo and Gunderson Dettmer in New York have helped Brazilian insurance tech group Pier Seguradora raise 108 million reais (US$20 million) in a funding round led by local finance group Raiz Investimentos.

22 September 2021

Qatari power company creates JV with Brazilian counterpart

Brazil’s Companhia Energética Integrada (CEI) has hired Fialho Salles Advogados to enter into a joint venture with Qatar-based Nebras Power.

22 September 2021

TozziniFreire helps Canada’s OTPP buy assets from Eletronorte

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has helped the local holding company of Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) acquire transmission line assets from Brazilian state-owned power group Eletronorte for 700 million reais (US$132 million).

21 September 2021

Suzano makes another sustainability-linked bond issuance

Three Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices have helped Brazilian pulp and paper giant Suzano raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

21 September 2021

Lefosse and Machado Meyer in fibre network acquisition

Fibre optics wholesale company FiBrasil has turned to Lefosse Advogados to purchase counterpart Fiberty1.

21 September 2021

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