Machado Meyer and Mattos Filho

Several law firms work on the Liberty Group acquisition

Machado Meyer Advogados advised Talanx, HDI International and HDI Seguros on the acquisition of select Liberty Mutual Insurance Inc., businesses in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador.

Mattos Filho Advogados advised the Liberty Group on the sale of its divisions of personal, small commercial, and life business in Brazil (Global Retail Market), as well as specialty and large commercial insurance business (Liberty Special Markets).

Hogan Lovells (EUA, Brasil e Alemanha) acted as legal advisor to Talanx AG and HDI International AG in the transaction and relied on partners Peter Cohen-Millstein (New York), Birgit Reese (Dusseldorf), Isabel Carvalho (São Paulo), visiting International Lawyer Aafke Pronk (New York), and associate Felipe Borges Lacerda (São Paulo).

Claro & Cía (Chile), Posse Herrera Ruiz (Colombia), Bustamante Fabara (Equador) also advised Talanx AG and HDI International AG.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom also advised Liberty Mutual and relied on partners Todd Freed and Elena Coyle and associate Caroline Frizzo; counsels Jared Binstock (Washington, D.C.) and James Talbot.

HDI International moves up to third place in the property and casualty insurance market in Latin America through acquisitions. The transaction value was worth BRL 7 billion.

Machado Meyer relied on led partner Thomaz Del Castillo Barroso Kastrup (main pictured top left) and partner Fernando Tonanni (main pictured bottom left), lawyers Andre Filipe Guimaraes Fortunato, Antonio Augusto Colucci Miranda and Pedro Henrique Ricco Verzemiassi.

Mattos Filho advised Liberty Mutual Group and relied on partners Paula Vieira de Oliveira, Camilla Martes, Marcelo Mansur Haddad (top pictured from left to right), Camila Leal Calais, Renata Fonseca Zuccolo Giannella, Gil Falleiros Mendes (bottom pictured from left to right), associates Cindy Scofano Takahashi, Pedro Henrique Pires, Lívia Geraldi Lima, Mateus Telles Valle.