Market: Brazil

NHM Advogados boosts IP and aviation groups with counsel hires

NHM – Nogueira, Haret, Melo & Maroli Advogados has hired two counsel to strengthen its intellectual property and aviation law offerings, including a former Johnson & Johnson in-house lawyer.

10 November 2023

Novonor exits Atvos with Mubadala sale

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Capital acquire the remaining 10% stake that Brazilian conglomerate Novonor held in local ethanol producer Atvos, marking the exit of the company – formerly known as Odebrecht – from the bioenergy group.

09 November 2023

Brazilian autoparts company makes debentures offering

Lefosse has helped Brazilian autoparts manufacturer Iochpe-Maxion issue debentures worth 700 million reais (US$138 million).

07 November 2023

Balera Berbel and Rivitti e Dias lawyers leave to launch tax boutique

Partners from Brazilian Recommended firms Balera, Berbel & Mitne Advogados and Rivitti e Dias Advogados have left their respective outfits to set up a tax-focused boutique, Lavez Coutinho.

06 November 2023

Don't miss Latin America IP Summit next week

There's still time to register for for the IAM & WTR Live: Latin America IP Summit in São Paulo next week.

03 November 2023

Aegea gets US$300 million for Rio sanitation projects

Two White & Case LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have helped a subsidiary of Brazilian sanitation company Aegea obtain a 1.5 billion reais (US$300 million) financing from IDB Invest and French development bank Proparco, with the funds earmarked for water treatment projects in Rio de Janeiro.

03 November 2023

Brazil’s Energisa makes US$367 million debt tap

Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian energy group Energisa raise 1.84 billion reais (US$367 million) worth of debt in a three-tranche issuance

03 November 2023

Gaia Silva Gaede hires former Casa dos Ventos GC as environmental head

Brazil’s Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados has hired the former climate change of counsel at Rolim Goulart Cardoso as partner and head of its newly launched environmental offering.

02 November 2023

Brazilian investor purchases stake in French hygiene company

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Paris has advised French hygiene group Elis as Brazilian asset management company BW Gestão de Investimentos (BWGI) acquired a 6.2% stake in the company.

02 November 2023

Engie buys Brazilian solar assets from Atlas

Five Mayer Brown LLP offices have helped Engie Brasil acquire five Brazilian solar projects from Atlas Renewable Energy – which is owned by US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) – for 3.2 billion reais (US$641 million).

01 November 2023

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