Market: Brazil

Vale sells stake in US fertiliser Mosaic

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian iron and nickel giant Vale sell its entire stake in US fertiliser producer Mosaic for nearly US$1.3 billion.

18 November 2021

Three firms help Brazilian feedback website sell stake to StoneCo

Brazilian customer feedback website Reclame Aqui has hired KLA Advogados and NHM Advogados to divest a minority stake in its business to local financial technology solutions provider StoneCo.

17 November 2021

Brolio Gonçalves nabs Veirano partner

Brolio Gonçalves Advogados has boosted its competition and compliance practices by hiring a partner from Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados.

16 November 2021

South African miner enters LatAm with US$1 billion buy in Brazil

South African precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater Group has enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo to acquire Brazilian mining assets from UK private equity fund Appian Capital for US$1 billion.

16 November 2021

Felsberg lawyer becomes partner at Baptista Luz

Brazilian firm Baptista Luz Advogados has added to its senior rank by recruiting a lawyer from Highly Recommended firm Felsberg Advogados as partner, reinforcing its tax department.

16 November 2021

Tauil & Chequer snatches O&G partner from Vieira Rezende

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has added strength to its oil and gas practice by recruiting a partner from fellow Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vieira Rezende Advogados.

15 November 2021

Labour boutique Chiode Minicucci appoints partner

Brazil’s Chiode Minicucci Advogados – associated with global labour boutique Littler Mendelson PC – has added to its senior rank by hiring an in-house lawyer from São Paulo-based investment company Galapagos Capital as partner.

15 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu appoints eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added firepower to several departments by promoting seven lawyers to its senior rank and hiring a practitioner from Stocche Forbes as partner.

12 November 2021

Actis buys transmission lines in Brazil from Portugal’s EDP

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped UK private equity group Actis acquire three Brazilian power transmission assets from Portuguese EDP Energias for 1.3 billion reais (US$237 million).

12 November 2021

Santander lists Brazilian payments business on B3 and Nasdaq

Santander has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to spin off its Brazilian merchant payment business Getnet and list its shares on the São Paulo and Nasdaq stock exchanges.

12 November 2021

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