Market: Brazil

Itaú Unibanco snaps up AES renewable assets in Brazil

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco purchase a minority stake in a solar power subsidiary of AES Tietê for 855 million reais (US$155 million).

23 March 2021

PetroRio primary offering calls on four firms

Linklaters in New York and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo have helped oil and gas company PetroRio raise 2 billion reais (US$371 million) in an equity issuance.

23 March 2021

Brazilian sugar producer launches IPO

White & Case LLP in São Paulo and Miami and local firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped Brazilian sugar producer Jalles Machado raise 690 million reais (US$125 million) in an IPO.

22 March 2021

Lojas Americanas and BR Distribuidora sign convenience store tie-up

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas join forces with fuel retailer BR Distribuidora to launch a new convenience store chain.

18 March 2021

Braskem investigates bribery allegations in Mexico

Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem has hired Paul Hastings LLP to investigate bribery allegations in Mexico.

18 March 2021

Felsberg hires TozziniFreire lawyer as partner

Felsberg Advogados has boosted its project finance group by hiring a senior associate from TozziniFreire Advogados as partner.

17 March 2021

Two firms steer Magazine Luiza's purchase of grocery e-retailer

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza acquire food and beverage-focused e-commerce company VipCommerce.

17 March 2021

TozziniFreire hires M&A partner

TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice by adding a lawyer from Pinheiro Neto Advogados to its senior rank.

15 March 2021

Arco snaps up Pearson’s e-learning platforms in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Arco Educação acquire two e-learning platforms from the local subsidiary of UK education group Pearson for a total of 920 million reais (US$167 million).

15 March 2021

Lefosse and FM/Derraik in largest Brazilian software sector buy

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazil's Totvs acquire a majority share in software services company RD Gestão e Sistemas for 1.9 billion reais (US$334 million).

15 March 2021

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