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Appointments

Demarest announces two new partners in infrastructure and mining

Demarest Advogados announced the promotion of two new partners, starting on January 01, 2023, to expand and strengthen the firm’s practice within the Infrastructure and Mining sectors. Newly promoted partners Izabella Pardinho Reis (pictured left) and Renan Sona (pictured right) have been working at Demarest for a number of years. Izabella holds a master’s degree […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest advise Corteva on the acquistion of Stoller Group

Demarest Advogados advised Corteva on the acquisition of the global business of Stoller Group. The transaction value was BRL 1,2 billion and involved more than 16 jurisdictions and the closing is subject to compliance with customary precedent conditions, including the approval by CADE. Demarest Advogados relied on leading partner José Diaz (pictured left) and partners […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest advise Mohawk on the acquisition of Elizabeth Group

Demarest advised Mohawk Industries on the acquisition of the totality of the quotas representing the capital stock of the Elizabeth Group ceramic companies: José Nilson Crispim – Administração e Participação; Cerâmica Elizabeth Sul, Cerâmica Elizabeth RN; Elizabeth Produtos Cerâmicos and Elizabeth Porcelanato, a leader in the production of porcelain tiles in Brazil, founded in the […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest advise L Catterton on investment in Cantu

Demarest Advogados advised L Catterton, a private equity fund, on a significant minority equity investment in Cantu Store, which is a leading importer and distributor of tires in Brazil. The transaction value was BRL 600 million. Demarest relied on leading partner Joyl Gondim and partners Priscila Faricelli de Mendonca and associates Gabriel Carvalho, Joao Pedro […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest advise Inobram on transaction with Munters

Demarest Advogados advised Inobram and its co-founders on the sale of 60% of the company’s capital stock and in a put and call option transaction for shares corresponding to 40% of the company’s capital stock to Munters, a Swedish multinational global leader in energy-efficient air treatment and climate solutions, including subscription (primary) and share purchase […]

Restructurings

Demarest acts as advisor to Caixa on Arena Itaquera debt

Demarest has acted as advisor to Caixa Econômica Federal (Caixa), as creditor, in the restructuring of the debt related to the construction project of Arena Itaquera, a football stadium in Sao Paulo for R$ 648,511,597.26. The financing agreement was originally entered into in 2013, as amended from time to time, with the objective of building […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest represents Syntagma in acquisition of Imerys

Demarest has represented Syntagma in the negotiation for the acquisition of the pulp business of Imerys. The closing of the transaction is subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent. Other firms advising on the transaction were Pinheiro Neto as local counsel to Imerys, Latham & Watkins as international counsel to Imerys and Willkie Farr […]

Capital Markets

Demarest and Cescon Barrieu act in CRA due by Locamérica

Demarest and Cescon Barrieu act in the public distribution offering of Agribusiness Receivables Certificates (CRA), issued by Eco Securitizadora de Direitos Creditórios do Agronegócio, backed by agribusiness credit rights arising from certificates of credit rights due by Companhia de Locação das Américas, in the total amount of R$ 418 million. Demarest advised Companhia de Locação […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest and Mattos Filho act in transactions between companies

Demarest advised Nova Gaia Brasil and Helios Brasil on the execution of share purchase and sale agreements with Cosan wich was advised by Mattos Filho; for the sale of, respectively, an additional stake in Tellus Brasil and Janus Brasil. The value of the transaction was R$1,007,000,000.00. Demarest was represented by partner Guilherme Vieira da Silva, […]

Deal & transactions

Demarest advises winner of solar energy PPP auction of B3

Demarest advised HCC Projetos Elétricos, winner of the first two solar energy PPP (public-private partnership) auctions, held at B3, in a session that took place on September 29 in São Paulo. The company, which recently received investments from private equity manager GEF and investment group SMZTO, will constitute a concessionaire that will be responsible for […]