Davis Polk & Wardwell has joined with local firm Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga to advise on the largest IPO by a Latin American issuer.
 
OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações is offering 5.9 million shares on Brazil´s Bovespa stock Exchange, raising $4.12 billion.
 
Manuel Garciadiaz is leading the Davis Polk team, from New York, with support from William Weigel.
 
Carlos Barbosa Mello heads the team from Mattos Filho advising OGX on Brazilian Law.
 
Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice is representing the underwriters as local counsel.
 
 
(IFLR Legal Wire - www.iflrlegalwire.com  17.06.2008)