Highlights of the week

US technology and speciality materials company Celanese has hired German law firm Gleiss Lutz, Brazil’s Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Mexico’s Nader, Hayaux & Goebel, and Ferrere (Uruguay) to purchase...
by Lulu Rumsey Leverage levels for private equity purchases in Latin America remain low, with the high incidence of liquidations, low liquidity and high interest rates leaving investors cautious, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer´s...
by Lulu Rumsey Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados has helped publicly traded Brazilian pharmaceuticals wholesaler Profarma buy local chain Drogaria Rosário. Drogaria Rosário´s previous owners, pharmaceutical retailers Brasil...
by Thomas Muskett-Ford Brasil Foods´ Austrian arm has retained Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazilian firm Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados to issue notes worth US$500 million. Davis Polk &...