Market: Brazil

Eneva acquires Brazilian power plant for US$2.2 billion

Brazilian electricity company Eneva has hired Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper to buy the Porto de Sergipe power plant for 10.2 billion reais (US$2.2 billion) from New Fortress Energy and Ebrasil.

07 June 2022

Colombian delivery start-up gets funding round

IDB Invest and US private investment group Blue like an Orange have hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Brazilian firms BMA Advogados and Dias Carneiro Advogados, and Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC in Mexico City to inject US$22 million into Colombian grocery delivery company Merqueo.

07 June 2022

Nestlé acquires Brazilian foodtech Puravida

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped international food producer Nestlé buy Brazilian foodtech company Puravida from São Paulo-based private equity group Aqua Capital.

06 June 2022

Pinheiro Guimarães bolsters project finance practice with hire

Pinheiro Guimarães has hired a partner from Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse to strengthen its project development and finance practice.

01 June 2022

Mattos Engelberg nabs Bichara partner

Brazil’s Mattos Engelberg Echenique Advogados has hired a partner from fellow Highly Recommended firm Bichara Advogados to lead its tax department.

01 June 2022

BMA and Cescon Barrieu guide Brazil-UK education buy

BMA Advogados has helped Brazilian asset manager Gera Capital sell assets held by local education group Eleva to UK counterpart Inspired Education.

01 June 2022

Energisa calls on Brazilian counsel for offerings

Brazilian energy group Energisa has hired Souto Correa Advogados to make two separate debt issuances worth 1 billion reais (US$198 million) in total.

01 June 2022

Three Uruguayan firms advise on motorway project financing

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped a Uruguayan special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain project financing worth US$125 million to build and maintain a motorway that connects the country to its neighbour Brazil.

31 May 2022

Several firms guide largest-ever Brazilian real estate acquisition

Canadian investor Brookfield has hired Mattos Filho and i2a Advogados to acquire real estate assets in three Brazilian cities from local investor BR Properties for 6 billion reais (US$1.2 billion).

30 May 2022

Sugar group buys processing plant in Brazil

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian sugar producer Jalles Machado buy a sugar and ethanol manufacturing facility from a local investment group for 705 million reais (US$142 million).

30 May 2022

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