Market: Brazil

Veirano and Pinheiro Guimarães steer US$1 billion TIM offering

Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian telecoms company TIM make a 5 billion reais (US$1 billion) debentures issuance.

07 August 2023

US credit bureau Equifax snaps up Brazil’s Boa Vista

Four Hogan Lovells LLP offices and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped the Brazilian arm of US consumer credit reporting agency Equifax acquire local counterpart Boa Vista in a deal worth 3.1 billion reais (US$583 million).

04 August 2023

Tauil & Chequer boosts corporate governance area

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has appointed a corporate governance lawyer – who is also a former partner of Elite outfit TozziniFreire Advogados – as counsel.

03 August 2023

US confectioner buys Brazilian counterpart Dori

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped Ferrera Candy Company – the largest sugar confectioner in the US – acquire Dori Alimentos, one of Brazil’s leading manufacturers and distributors of sweets and snacks.

03 August 2023

Several firms steer telecoms merger in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados, Mattos Filho and Lefosse and have helped structure a merger between Brazilian internet service providers Vero and Americanet.

03 August 2023

Cescon Barrieu nabs MAMG founding partners

A team of lawyers from Brazil’s MAMG Advogados – including two of its founding partners – have joined Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados, boosting its dispute resolution practice.

02 August 2023

Shell expands renewables portfolio in Brazil

Mattos Filho has helped the renewables arm of Shell Brasil to acquire a full equity stake in Brazilian energy group Prime and two of its affiliate sustainable power entities.

02 August 2023

GVBG helps Brazilian UFC fighter ink million-dollar contracts

GVBG | Gentil Monteiro, Vicentini, Beringhs e Gil Advogados has helped Brazilian Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) athlete Paulo “Borrachinha” Costa sign two contracts, making him one of the world’s highest-paid UFC fighters.

02 August 2023

Machado Meyer appoints two partners

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has hired a lawyer from KPMG and a senior associate from Mattos Filho as partners, strengthening its compliance and investigations and life sciences practices.

01 August 2023

Several firms navigate debt restructuring for Brazil’s Azul

Three Shearman & Sterling LLP offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have assisted Brazilian airline Azul with its debt restructuring.

01 August 2023

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