Market: Brazil

Credit Suisse buys assets from Brazilian logistics group

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Credit Suisse’s real estate investment fund acquire two assets from Brazilian logistics group LOG for 453 million reais (US$84 million).

10 August 2022

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

Brazilian pulp arbitration award survives hacking allegations

A Brazilian court has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award in an acrimonious dispute over the multibillion-dollar sale of a pulp producer, dismissing allegations the procedure was tainted by a cyberattack and a conflict of interests and awarding US$114 million in legal fees to the winning side.

08 August 2022

Ex-Mattos Filho partner joins TozziniFreire

TozziniFreire Advogados has hired a former banking and finance partner from fellow Elite firm Mattos Filho, deepening its legal advice on fintech, payment regulation and cryptocurrency matters.

02 August 2022

ArcelorMittal spends US$2.2 billion on Brazilian steel assets

The world’s largest steel group ArcelorMittal has hired Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Brazilian firms Tauil & Chequer Advogados and Lefosse to buy local counterpart Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion.

02 August 2022

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer return for Eneva offering

Brazilian energy company Eneva has hired Stocche Forbes to raise some 2 billion reais (US$373 million) in a bond offering.

02 August 2022

Brookfield raises funds for Brazilian real estate buy

i2a Advogados has helped Canadian asset manager Brookfield issue real estate receivables certificates worth some 4.4 billion reais (US$799 million) to fund the acquisition of Brazilian real estate assets.

01 August 2022

Tauil & Chequer stars in Brazilian storage company investment

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has acted as deal counsel in US private equity manager Evergreen’s US$75 million investment in Brazilian storage company GoodStorage.

01 August 2022

Dias Carneiro launches insurance practice with hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has set up an insurance and reinsurance practice and hired a partner from CAL - Costa, Albino & Lasalvia Sociedade de Advogados to lead the team.

29 July 2022

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