Work Area: Private Equity/Investment management

Advent injects US$262 million into Brazilian construction group

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped US private equity group Advent International acquire a minority stake in Brazilian construction manufacturer Tigre for US$262 million.

22 February 2022

Brazil’s GOL scores American Airlines investment

Six offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Brazilian firms Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Levy & Salomão Advogados have helped American Airlines invest US$200 million in Brazilian counterpart GOL in return for a minority stake.

22 February 2022

US private equity group snaps up LatAm chemical assets

Three offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped US private equity group Lone Star Funds acquire Belgium-headquartered chemical distribution company Manuchar, giving it businesses in several Latin American countries.

22 February 2022

Brazilian human resources start-up gets landmark investment

Start-up Gupy has enlisted Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo to raise 500 million reais (US$93 million) in the largest funding round in the Brazilian digital human resources sector.

14 February 2022

SoftBank feeds US$48 million to Colombian pet e-commerce group

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped local pet supplies e-commerce platform Laika raise US$48 million in a Series B funding round led by SoftBank’s Latin America fund.

14 February 2022

Creditas hits US$4.8 billion valuation with more SoftBank funds

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Palo Alto, São Paulo and New York has helped Creditas raise US$260 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, taking the Brazilian fintech start-up's valuation to US$4.8 billion.

10 February 2022

Chilean fintech obtains additional US$80 million investment

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in Silicon Valley and San Francisco has helped Chilean financial technology start-up Xepelin raise US$80 million in a financing round led by US investor Community Investment Management (CIM), less than a year after its previous investment.

04 February 2022

DLA Piper Gallástegui swipes six partners from White & Case

Mexican firm DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has scored a coup by hiring six partners from local Highly Recommended outfit White & Case SC.

19 January 2022

SoftBank invests US$127 million in Brazilian healthtech Alice

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Philadelphia has helped Japanese investor SoftBank inject US$127 million into Brazilian healthcare start-up Alice.

19 January 2022

Several firms steer agri-fintech funding round in Argentina

Argentine agrifintech Agrofy has hired local firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados to obtain a US$30 million investment led by Norwegian chemical company Yara International.

12 January 2022

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