Work Area: Mining & metals

Brazilian logistics operation buys e-commerce business

Brazil’s BBM Logística has hired Souza, Mello e Torres to acquire local e-commerce company Diálogo.

05 January 2021

Oi auctions off telecoms and data assets in Brazil

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo has helped Brazilian telecoms giant Oi auction off a portfolio of phone tower and data assets for US$261 million, as part of the group’s ongoing restructuring process.

18 December 2020

Machado Meyer and Madrona in hospital operator buy

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local hospital group DASA acquire counterpart Grupo Leforte for 1.7 billion reais (US$350 million).

18 December 2020

Mexican firms in US printing company buy

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity company Atlas acquire US printing company LSC Communications, allowing the target to exit chapter 11 proceedings.

17 December 2020

Barros & Errázuriz and Honorato Delaveau seal Chilean fund manager buy

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has advised Chilean finance start-up Finix acquire local fund manager Administradora General de Fondos (AGF) from Vision Advisors.

16 December 2020

Neoenergia makes winning bid for Brasília power distributor

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazil's Neoenergia buy state-owned utilities company CEB Distribuição in an auction for 2.5 billion reais (US$492 million).

15 December 2020

BP divests oil assets to PetroRio

Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston and London and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped British oil giant BP divest its interest in two Brazilian offshore oil fields to local counterpart PetroRio in a deal worth US$100 million.

15 December 2020

Visa snaps up Latin American fintech assets

Four Morrison & Foerster LLP offices, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima, Costa Rican firm Nassar Abogados and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped US finance giant Visa acquire Miami-headquartered fintech YellowPepper, which operates in eight Latin American countries.

11 December 2020

Machado Meyer and Demarest in agribusiness M&A

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian agriculture equipment business Rech Agrícola buy counterpart Verde Agrícola Comércio.

11 December 2020

Cescon Barrieu opens office in Canada

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a former mining partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP to launch an office in Toronto, a move that is thought to make it the first Brazilian firm to expand to Canada.

02 December 2020

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