Topic: Cross-border M&A

Food group M Dias Branco expands outside Brazil

Brazilian food company M Dias Branco has enlisted Guyer & Regules to buy Uruguayan pasta group Las Acacias, the company’s first acquisition outside of its domicile.

14 November 2022

Brazilian tech company CI&T makes first US acquisition

Brazilian digital solutions company CI&T has enlisted three offices of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP to acquire US counterpart NTERSOL Consulting, marking its entry into the North American country.

14 November 2022

Mexican firms in PE consortium’s US$16 billion bid for Nielsen

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped Brookfield in the Mexican part of the US asset manager’s US$16 billion global acquisition of data company Nielsen.

11 November 2022

India’s UPL hires Brazilian counsel for agribusiness sale to KKR

Jones Day in Singapore and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped Indian agribusiness company UPL sell a stake in its subsidiary Advanta to US investment group KKR for US$300 million.

03 November 2022

KPMG expands ESG offering in Brazil with consultancy buy

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy Resultante sell its business to KPMG.

03 November 2022

Suzano buys Kimberly-Clark tissue assets in Brazil

Four offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Mattos Filho in São Paulo have helped pulp and paper giant Suzano acquire US counterpart Kimberly-Clark’s Brazilian assets, including a tissue factory in the state of São Paulo.

02 November 2022

Dentons' Bogotá office stars in Canadian gold mining merger

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá has helped Aris Gold in the sale of its business to fellow Canadian mining company GCM for US$424 million, a deal that includes the target’s gold mines in Colombia.

02 November 2022

Renewables company Sonnedix expands in Chile

White & Case LLP in Houston and Carey in Santiago have helped multinational renewables company Sonnedix acquire a solar and wind power portfolio from Chilean investor Arroyo.

01 November 2022

Fruit exporter Prize becomes Chile’s first Nasdaq-listed company

Two offices of Paul Hastings LLP and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped Chilean superfruit exporter Prize merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal worth US$425 million.

28 October 2022

Mubadala co-invests in Brazilian credit group

Mattos Filho has helped Emirati sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Capital and Brazilian credit analysis group Serasa Experian invest 550 million reais (US$108 million) in CERC, a Brazilian financial services provider.

28 October 2022

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