Market: Brazil

Oi completes first judicial restructuring sale

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian financial group Piemonte acquire five data centres from Oi, marking the telecoms company’s first divestment under its judicial restructuring.

30 March 2021

Five firms help Azul transfer aircraft to US airline

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw in New York and Nantes Mello Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian low-cost airline Azul transfer two Embraer aircraft to US counterpart Breeze.

30 March 2021

Brazilian education deal calls on three firms

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian education group Eleva reach a US$267 million deal with counterpart Somos, in which both companies will buy subsidiaries from each other.

30 March 2021

Carrefour buys Brazilian assets for US$1.4 billion

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Brazilian law firms Machado Meyer Advogados and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped the local branch of French supermarket chain Carrefour acquire Grupo BIG from US counterpart Walmart and private equity investor Advent in a deal worth 7.5 billion reais (US$1.4 billion).

29 March 2021

Brazilian firms in UK mobile payment financing

Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo has helped British mobile payments company SumUp in the Brazilian leg of a global financing worth €750 million (US$883 million).

26 March 2021

Remote connections: finding new clients in a pandemic

During the pandemic law firms have used shiny new marketing tools to keep in touch with clients they can no longer see face to face. But how well have they connected with new clients?

25 March 2021

Ex-Tauil & Chequer partner’s restructuring firm enters alliance

Brazilian restructuring boutique LMorato Advogados – led by former Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown partner Leonardo Morato – has launched an alliance will real estate firm DMBoulos Advogados.

25 March 2021

Veirano partner leaves for Melcheds Advogados

Brazil's Melcheds Advogados has added to its corporate and M&A practice by hiring a partner from Latin Lawyer Elite firm Veirano Advogados.

24 March 2021

Brazil's Suzano creates JV in Finland

Three Baker McKenzie LLP offices, Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo and Borenius in Helsinki have helped Brazilian pulp and paper company Suzano launch a joint venture with Finnish sustainable materials company Spinnova to build a commercial-scale fibre production facility in Finland.

24 March 2021

Several firms in Brazilian shipping issuance and tender offer

Two Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices have helped Brazilian waterway logistics company Hidrovias issue notes and launch a tender offer, with both transactions worth US$926 million in total.

24 March 2021

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