Deal Stocche – Pinheiro and Cescon

Three law firms act on the acquisition of ContourGlobal

Stocche Forbes advised Infraestrutura Brasil Holding XX, a porftolio company of funds managed by Pátria Investimentos, on the execution of agreements ruling the acquisition of 100% of the equity interest in ContourGlobal do Brasil Holding, a subsidiary of ContourGlobal, and, indirectly, of of 100% equity interest in 24 special purpose vehicles with activities in the wind power sector in Brazil, including a 51% equity interest in Chapada do Piauí I Holding and Chapada do Piauí II Holding. ContourGlobal was represented by Pinheiro Neto Advogados.

The acquisition also contemplates shares issued by Chapada do Piauí I Holding and Chapada do Piauí II Holding held by Eletrobrás, representing 49% of their capital stock, in view of the exercise by Eletrobras of the Tag-Along Right set forth in the shareholders’ agreement between Eletrobras and ContourGlobal. Cescon Barrieu Advogados advised eletrobrás.

This cross-border transaction involves the jurisdictions of Brazil, Luxembourg, United States and United Kingdom and its closing is subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions precedent.

Stocche Forbes Advogados advised Infraestrutura Brasil Holding XX and relied on partners Guilherme Forbes (pictured left) and Igor Finzi (pictured center-left), associates Luiza Ozores, Alexandre Porto,  Guilherme Bandeira de Mello and Pedro Sergio Souza.

Pinheiro Neto Advogados advised ContourGlobal and relied on partner André Bernini (pictured center-right) senior associate Rodolfo Schreuders, and associates Caio Gambini and Mariana Grande.

Cescon Barrieu advised Eletrobras and relied on partner Manoela Miranda (pictured right), Daniel Laudisio e Isabela Coelho, associates Daniel Paiva e Isabela Siqueira, and legal assistant Antônio Albuquerque.