Market: Brazil

Nestlé buys Brazilian chocolatier Kopenhagen

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo have helped Nestlé purchase Brazilian luxury chocolate brand Kopenhagen from US private equity fund Advent.

12 September 2023

Toll road raises funds in Brazil through debentures offering

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a concessionaire owned by EcoRodovias raise 520 million reais (US$107 million) in a debentures issuance.

12 September 2023

Mattos Filho and i2a advise on real estate acquisition

i2a Advogados has helped a real estate fund managed by Credit Suisse acquire a portfolio of properties from Brazilian logistics group GTIS for 1.4 billion reais (US$280 million).

11 September 2023

Marfrig sells abattoirs to Minerva for US$1.5 billion

Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Brazilian meat processor Minerva acquire 7.5 billion reais (US$1.5 billion) worth of abattoirs from competitor Marfrig, a deal that includes assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

08 September 2023

Samarco sanction ends years of "high-stakes" negotiations

Eight years since its fatal dam accident in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, a local court has approved a reorganisation plan for miner Samarco that was supported by a majority of its creditors and shareholders.

08 September 2023

Brazil’s Eurofarma invests in US biotech company

Paul Hastings LLP in São Paulo has helped Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma invest in US biotechnology group Abcuro through a US$155 million Series B financing round.

08 September 2023

Campos Mello poaches banking partner from Veirano

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has nabbed a banking partner from Veirano Advogados, just two months after it hired an energy partner from the same Elite firm.

07 September 2023

General Atlantic and CAF GCs to attend Latin Lawyer PE event

Gordon Cruess – associate general counsel for US private equity fund General Atlantic – is among the speakers set to attend Latin Lawyer’s Private Equity conference in New York next month. Read on for more information and how to register.

07 September 2023

Di Blasi Parente hires ex-president of Brazilian IP regulator as of counsel

Di Blasi, Parente & Associados has appointed the former president of the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) as of counsel.

07 September 2023

Vieira Rezende and Wald Antunes steer insurance acquisition

Vieira Rezende Advogados has helped Brazilian insurance broker Alper acquire local competitor TRR for 95.5 million reais (US$20 million).

07 September 2023

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