Highlights of the week

  Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados have represented Brazilian real estate company PDG Realty as it raised US$475 million in a follow-on equity offering.   Simpson Thacher & Bartlett...
  Banco do Brasil has closed its acquisition of a stake in Banco Votorantim for US$2.35 billion.   França e Nunes Pereira Advogados advised the state-owned bank, Brazil's largest, in its purchase of a 49.99 per cent stake in Banco...
  Brazilian iron ore miner Vale has agreed to pay US$1.4 billion to increase its stake in a Rio de Janeiro-based unit of German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp.   Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados is advising Vale in the deal, while...
  Banco do Brasil has closed its acquisition of a stake in Banco Votorantim for US$2.35 billion.   França e Nunes Pereira Advogados advised the state-owned bank, Brazil's largest, in its purchase of a 49.99 per cent stake in Banco...