Market: Brazil

Trench Rossi and Tauil & Chequer steer biogas acquisition

Brazil’s Vibra Energia, formerly known as BR Distribuidora, has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe to buy a stake in local biogas producer ZEG Biogás for 571 million reais (US$108 million).

08 July 2022

Labour partner joins Demarest

Demarest Advogados has added firepower to its labour and employment practice by hiring a partner from local boutique Pessoa Advogados.

07 July 2022

Actis buys stake in Brazilian renewables group Omega

UK private equity group Actis has enlisted Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in Brazilian renewable energy company Omega for 770 million reais (US$147 million).

07 July 2022

Lefosse and Mattos Filho in Conexa Saúde investment round

Brazilian digital health platform Conexa Saúde has enlisted Lefosse to raise 200 million reais (US$38 million) in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs.

07 July 2022

Veirano hires energy partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure offering by hiring a partner from local firm APSV Advogados.

06 July 2022

BTG and Globenet complete US$2.4 billion V.Tal investment

Several firms have helped BTG Pactual and its affiliated telecoms group Globenet complete a 12.8 billion reais (US$2.4 billion) investment in V.Tal – the fibre optic business of telecoms company Oi –  just weeks before the target made Brazil’s largest debenture offering so far this year.

06 July 2022

JBS makes US$4.5 billion issuance and tender offer

The US subsidiary of Brazilian food processor JBS has hired three offices of White & Case LLP and FLH Advogados in São Paulo to make a debt issuance and a concurrent tender offer worth US$4.5 billion in total.

06 July 2022

Brookfield buys car business from Localiza and Unidas

Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to acquire a rental car company from Brazilian industry giants Localiza and Unidas for 3.6 billion reais (US$715 million).

05 July 2022

Brazil’s Constellation completes second restructuring

US firm White & Case LLP, Galdino & Coelho Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and two Mattos Filho offices have helped Brazilian oil drilling company Constellation complete a US$1.84 billion global restructuring, allowing it to exit a four-year recovery period and cut its debt by more than half.

05 July 2022

Aegea issues inaugural sustainable debentures

Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazil’s largest privately-owned water and sanitation group Aegea issue 600 million reais (US$117 million) worth of sustainable debentures.

05 July 2022

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