Market: Brazil

B3 pays US$325 million for data analytics company

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped São Paulo stock exchange B3 acquire local technology company Neoway for 1.8 billion reais (US$325 million).

01 November 2021

Accenture buys assets in Brazil and Argentina

Irish-based professional services company Accenture has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to expand in Latin America by acquiring assets in Argentina and Brazil in two separate deals.

01 November 2021

Banco Bradesco snaps up fintech Digio

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Banco Bradesco acquire the remaining stake it did not previously own in digital bank Digio from Banco do Brasil for 625 million reais (US$114 million).

01 November 2021

BMA steers shopping centre reorganisation

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has helped Brazilian shopping centre operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers and Jereissati Participações complete a corporate reorganisation, worth some 1.9 billion reais (US$345 million), to form a new single business.

29 October 2021

Bain Capital invests in Brazilian start-up Bionexo

US investment fund Bain Capital has turned to Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to inject 450 million reais (US$82 million) into Brazilian healthcare technology start-up Bionexo.

28 October 2021

Two Localiza subsidiaries make issuances worth US$364 million

Latin America’s largest rental car company Localiza has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to make two debt issuances through two separate subsidiaries, with both deals worth 2 billion reais (US$364 million).

28 October 2021

TozziniFreire makes tenth partner hire of 2021

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has poached a capital markets lawyer from KLA Advogados, marking the firm's tenth partner hire since the start of the year.

27 October 2021

Irish-Swiss food group exits LatAm with sale to Grupo Bimbo

Baker McKenzie LLP in Washington, DC and Brazil's Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Grupo Bimbo acquire the Brazilian operations of Irish-Swiss food company Aryzta, completing the divestment of its Latin American division.

27 October 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Bronstein Zilberberg in investment fund merger

Brazilian investment platform Warren has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to merge with São Paulo-based asset management fund Vitra Capital.

27 October 2021

DR&A Advogados helps Chilean insurer set up shop in Brazil

Brazil’s DR&A Advogados has helped Chilean insurer AVLA continue its Latin America expansion by establishing a Brazilian branch.

27 October 2021

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