Market: Brazil

Mattos Filho and BMA steer insurance buy

Brazilian insurance group HDI Seguros has hired Mattos Filho to acquire the retail business of local counterpart Sompo Seguros.

13 June 2022

SiqueiraCastro bolsters M&A offering

Highly Recommended Brazilian law firm SiqueiraCastro has added firepower to its corporate and M&A group by hiring a partner from Pacheco Neto Sanden Teisseire Advogados.

10 June 2022

3R Petroleum signs supply agreement with Bahiagás

Brazil’s 3R Petroleum has turned to Demarest Advogados to enter a supply agreement with Brazil’s largest gas distributor Bahiagás.

10 June 2022

Pinheiro Neto stars in Yara fund structuring

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has acted as deal counsel in the structuring of a receivables investment fund (FIDC) by the local subsidiary of Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara.

10 June 2022

Baker McKenzie and Trench Rossi advise on global chemicals buy

Three offices of Baker McKenzie LLP and Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe have helped the chemicals branch of Malaysian oil giant Petronas acquire Swedish chemicals group Perstorp.

10 June 2022

Gold Fields-Yamana merger calls on multiple LatAm firms

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has helped South African miner Gold Fields acquire Canadian counterpart Yamana Gold for US$5.7 billion in a deal that gives it assets across several jurisdictions in the region.

09 June 2022

Ex-judge joins Tauil & Chequer as tax counsel

Highly Recommended firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has appointed a former judge for federal tax lawsuits as counsel.

09 June 2022

Canadian Solar sells Brazilian assets to Chinese investor

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped renewables group Canadian Solar sell a majority stake in two greenfield solar projects in Brazil to State Power Investment Corporation of China (SPIC).

09 June 2022

Education group makes first debenture offer in Brazil

Brazilian educational group Vitru has enlisted Lefosse to raise 1.95 billion reais (US$394 million) in its first-ever issuance of debentures.

09 June 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

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