Market: Brazil

Latin Lawyer announces ESG Initiative Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce Pinheiro Neto Advogados as the winner of our inaugural ESG Initiative Award.

01 February 2023

LatAm firms help Chilean start-up get funds from BTG Pactual

Mattos Filho in São Paulo and CMS Carey & Allende in Santiago have helped Chilean biodegradable packaging start-up Bioelements raise US$30 million in a Series A funding.

01 February 2023

Nubank lands US$150 million financing in Colombia

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) lend US$150 million to the Colombian subsidiary of Brazil’s Nubank.

01 February 2023

Four Bocater Camargo partners launch firm in Brazil

Four partners at Recommended firm Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados Associados have left to set up a firm focused on M&A and tax law.

31 January 2023

Lobo de Rizzo and Tauil & Chequer in Hypera issuance

Brazilian pharmaceutical company Hypera has hired Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to raise 750 million reais (US$145 million) in a debt issuance.

30 January 2023

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados for its efforts to hire more transgender people.

27 January 2023

Americanas files Chapter 15 in New York

Rio de Janeiro-headquartered retail giant Americanas has sought New York recognition of its Brazilian judicial recovery proceedings to protect its US assets, two weeks after it disclosed a near four-billion-dollar gap in its balance sheet.

27 January 2023

Sergio Bermudes helps publicist win copyright dispute

Sergio Bermudes Advogados has helped a businessman win a copyright litigation case against Brazilian holding company Xuxa Promoções e Produções, with the latter ordered to pay 65 million reais (US$12 million) in damages.

27 January 2023

BTG Pactual provides seed capital to local asset manager

Tauil & Chequer Advogados associated with Mayer Brown has helped BTG Pactual invest 500 million reais (US$96 million) in Brazilian independent asset manager Dhama Capital.

27 January 2023

Madrona hires experienced tax lawyer from renewables investor

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Madrona Advogados has appointed a tax partner by recruiting from Brazilian renewable energy fund Watt Investimentos.

26 January 2023

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