Machado Meyer acted as legal counsel to Matrix Comercializadora de Energia Elétrica S.A. and Banco de Investimento Credit Suisse (Brasil) S.A., in the negotiation of a loan with CS, through the issuance of a bank credit note by Matrix, in the total amount of BRL 75 million.

The transaction was also secured by a surety granted by Bismut and Matrix Energy and by an unconditional and irrevocable corporate guarantee (garantie indépendante à prima demande) issued by Duferco Participations Holding S.A. and governed by Luxembourg law.

Partners Bruno Janikian Racy and Adriano Schnur led the work at Machado Meyer with lawyers Natalia Fava De Almeida, Aline Antonio.

Allen & Overy LLP was legal advisor for the other parts.

(Iberian Lawyer - 26.04.2021)