Market: Brazil

UK renewables group Cubico buys solar assets from Brazil’s ZEG

UK renewable energy investor Cubico has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to buy a solar energy complex from Brazilian power group ZEG Energias Renováveis.

08 February 2023

Cescon Barrieu hires from Paul Hastings

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has strengthened its M&A offering by hiring a lawyer from Paul Hastings LLP’s São Paulo office as partner.

07 February 2023

Oi secures urgent insolvency protection in Rio

Lawyers from BMA Advogados have helped Brazil’s Oi and two of its Dutch affiliates obtain provisional protection from creditors in a Rio de Janeiro court, less than two months after the telecoms company formally exited a six-year-long judicial reorganisation process before the same court.

07 February 2023

Brazilian supermarket chain Muffato snaps up real estate assets

Marins Bertoldi Advogados and Mattos Filho have helped Brazilian supermarket chain Muffato purchase real estate assets from retailer Makro Atacadista.

07 February 2023

Brazil’s GP Investments eyes takeover of BR Properties

Spinelli Advogados has helped Brazilian private equity group GP Investments launch a 747 million reais (US$146 million) voluntary tender offer to buy the entire shareholding of local real estate group BR Properties.

06 February 2023

Machado Meyer delivers logistics buy in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian logistics company ILGJ buy the entire shareholding of local counterpart Carriers.

06 February 2023

Brazilian retailer Multiplan increases stake in local shopping centre

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazil’s Multiplan increase its stake in a shopping centre in Belo Horizonte.

03 February 2023

Demarest and Pinheiro Neto steer underwear acquisition

Brazilian underwear group Scalina has hired Demarest Advogados to buy local clothing manufacturer MC Malharia, a subsidiary of textiles company Cotece.

03 February 2023

Lefosse hires MPF prosecutor as partner

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has strengthened its anti-corruption and investigations department by hiring the deputy head of the international co-operation unit at Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Office (MPF) as partner.

02 February 2023

Bunge buys stake in Brazilian agribusiness

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped US agribusiness Bunge purchase a minority stake in Brazilian counterpart Pantanal Agrícola.

02 February 2023

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