Several firms

Several firms on the acquisition of Dori by Ferrara Candy Company

Mattos Filho advised Ferrara Candy Company, a company associated with the Ferrero Group and the largest candy and gum company in the United States, which announced an agreement to acquire Dori Alimentos, one of Brazil’s leading manufacturers and distributors of sweets and snacks.

The acquisition will be made through CTH, which is Ferrara’s main parent company. Dori is a family business and an investee of ACON Investments.

In acquiring the company, Ferrara has expanded its international presence and enters the fast-growing Brazilian market. The transaction value was not disclosed.

Mattos Filho advised Ferrara Candy Company and relied on partner Sabrina Naritomi (pictured top left); associates Luís Bologna, Fabiana Pasmanik, Lorena Martini.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP also adivised Ferrara candy Company and relied on partners Maria-Leticia Ossa Daza and Anna Martini G. Pereira and included associate Sidney Nunez, law clerks Johana Borjas-Pavon and Isabela Sanchez, and visiting foreign law clerk Maria Clara Castro do Egito Coelho. 

Cescon Barrieu advised Dori Alimentos and relied on partners Ronald Herscovici (pictured top center) and Joyce Honda (pictured top right), associates Marina Faro, Pedro Ferreira e Isabella Oliveira.

Lefosse advised Acon Investments and relied on partners Luiz Octavio Lopes, Carla Gorescu, André Mileski and Ricardo Bolan, (pictured bottom from left to right) and associates Marcella Homsi and Victor Nilo.