Thursday, 22nd April 2010 by Sebastian Perry

Brazil′s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York have helped construction group Mills Estruturas e Servicos de Engenharia raise US$340 million in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange.

Brazilian firm Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP′s São Paulo office advised the placement agents and underwriters, comprising Itaú BBA, BTG Pactual and Goldman Sachs.

Mills and its shareholders, which include businessman Andres Cristian Nacht and private equity funds Axxon Group and Investidor Profissional, sold 51.85 million common shares at 11.5 reais per share on 14 April.

Based in Rio de Janeiro, Mills provides concrete forms and scaffolding to local oil, shipbuilding and construction companies, including Petrobras, CSN and Arcelor Mittal.

Counsel to Mills Estruturas e Serviços de Engenharia

Brazil

·         Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Partners Carlos Barbosa Mello and Marina Procknor

 

US

·         Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Partners Manuel Garciadiaz and Harry Ballan and associates Ivana Martins (admitted only in Brazil), Catherine Tennant, Michelle Messer and Catherine Martin in New York

Counsel to Itaú BBA, BTG Pactual and Goldman Sachs

Brazil

·         Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados

 

Partner Carlos Motta and associates Julio Cesar da Cunha Barbosa and Ana Paula Deppe Leme

 

US

·         Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Partner Richard Aldrich and associate Lizbeth Flores in São Paulo

(Latin Lawyer 22.04.2010)

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