Market: Brazil

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer star in data centre debt tap

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazil’s Scala Data Centers raise 2 billion reais (US$368 million) in a green bond issuance.

16 January 2023

Tauil & Chequer advises Aegea on waste treatment privatisation

Brazil’s largest privately held sanitation company Aegea has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to place a 1.4 billion reais (US$264 million) winning bid for the concession of waste treatment services in the northern state of Ceará.

13 January 2023

Eletrobras makes billion-dollar debt offering

Brazilian electricity company Eletrobras has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to raise 6 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in a bond offering.

13 January 2023

Brazilian port operator signs PPP with railway consortium

Veirano Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped a consortium of railway companies sign a public-private partnership (PPP) contract with Brazil's state-owned Santos Port Authority (SPA) to operate a railroad at the Port of Santos, one of Latin America’s largest ports.

12 January 2023

Cobra Group finalises Petrobras assets buy with Shell prepayments

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Cobra Group – the Spanish affiliate of Brazilian power company Carmo Energy – complete its US$1.1 billion acquisition of onshore oil assets from Petrobras.

11 January 2023

US insurer Gallagher expands in Brazil

Veirano Advogados has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of US insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher acquire local counterpart Interbrok.

11 January 2023

Pinheiro Guimarães returns for Cálamo debt offering

Pinheiro Guimarães has acted as deal counsel in Brazilian beauty company Cálamo's 2 billion reais (US$377 million) debenture offering.

11 January 2023

Brazilian firms score in John Textor buy of French football club

US businessman John Textor, majority owner of Brazilian football club Botafogo, has enlisted three DLA Piper LLP offices and its associated firm Campos Mello Advogados in São Paulo to restructure its shareholdings and acquire French football team Olympique Lyonneis (Lyon) for €330 million (US$347 million).

10 January 2023

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes help thermoelectric plant get loan

Mattos Filho has helped a thermoelectric plant owned by local energy group Gás Natural Açu (GNA) obtain a 3.9 billion reais (US$749 million) credit line.

10 January 2023

PetroRecôncavo snaps up oil assets from Swedish operator

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian oil and gas business PetroRecôncavo acquire the local subsidiary of Swedish counterpart Maha Energy for US$174 million.

10 January 2023

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