Market: Brazil

Safra snaps up US private banking group

Allen & Overy LLP in New York has helped Safra National Bank of New York (SNBNY), a part of J Safra Group, acquire US private banking business Delta North Bankcorp.

19 January 2023

Consortium snaps up more Brazilian oil assets

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown and Demarest Advogados have helped a consortium of oil companies win a US$400 million stake in Agua Marinha, one of Brazil’s key oil fields.

18 January 2023

Vinci-backed airport concessionaire gets financing in Brazil

Mattos Filho has helped a Vinci Airports-backed concessionaire, which operates seven airports in northern Brazil, obtain a 1.35 billion reais (US$261 million) financing package.

18 January 2023

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

Featured in Pro bono 2022

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

17 January 2023

Brazilian and US firms advise as Ocyan begins restructuring

Offshore oil drilling group Ocyan, formerly known as Odebrecht Óleo e Gás (OOG), has opened Brazilian extrajudicial reorganisation proceedings to deal with a US$2.7 billion debt pile through a debt-for-equity swap.

17 January 2023

Bichara e Motta helps Real Betis defender join Aston Villa

Bichara e Motta Advogados – one of Brazil’s leading sports and entertainment boutiques – has helped Spanish footballer Alex Moreno transfer from Seville’s Real Betis to Premier League team Aston Villa.

17 January 2023

IDB Invest funds Albert Einstein hospital in Brazil

São Paulo's Albert Einstein Israelite hospital has hired two offices of Paul Hastings LLP and Brazilian firm Veirano Advogados to obtain a US$100 million financing from IDB Invest.

17 January 2023

Demarest steers national park concession bid

Demarest Advogados has helped an infrastructure investment fund managed by São Paulo-based private equity group Fram Capital win a bid to maintain the Chapada dos Guimarães national park in Brazil’s western state of Mato Grosso.

16 January 2023

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer star in data centre debt tap

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazil’s Scala Data Centers raise 2 billion reais (US$368 million) in a green bond issuance.

16 January 2023

Tauil & Chequer advises Aegea on waste treatment privatisation

Brazil’s largest privately held sanitation company Aegea has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to place a 1.4 billion reais (US$264 million) winning bid for the concession of waste treatment services in the northern state of Ceará.

13 January 2023

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