Market: International

Several firms steer France-Mexico aerospace deals

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped French aerospace manufacturer Figeac Aéro sell and acquire assets in Mexico through two separate transactions.

13 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

Aeroméxico takes full ownership of loyalty scheme

Mexican airline Aeroméxico has hired the New York and London offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Sainz Abogados in Mexico City to acquire the remaining stake in its loyalty programme from UK investment group Aimia for US$412 million.

12 July 2022

Brookfield buys real estate assets in São Paulo

Canadian asset manager Brookfield has hired Veirano Advogados to buy properties in São Paulo from Brazilian real estate company REC Sucupira for 394 million reais (US$75 million).

12 July 2022

TozziniFreire and Azevedo Sette in design start-up buy

Chicago-headquartered software company Thoughtworks has enlisted Brazilian firm TozziniFreire Advogados to acquire local design company Handmade Assessoria Digital.

11 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

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

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

LatAm counsel leaves Shearman for Hunton Andrews Kurth

US firm Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by hiring a counsel from Shearman & Sterling LLP, adding to a string of recent departures from the latter firm’s regional practice group.

04 July 2022

PetroRecôncavo raises funds through follow-on offering

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and Brazilian firm BMA Advogados have helped local oil and gas company PetroRecôncavo make a follow-on offering worth 1 billion reais (US$202 million).

04 July 2022

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