Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC, and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped US company Elanco Animal Health obtain Brazilian antitrust clearance for its US$7.6 billion global acquisition of German pharma company Bayer’s animal health business.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Natura obtain clearance from Brazil’s antitrust watchdog CADE for its landmark acquisition of British counterpart Avon. Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados represented Avon before the regulator. Click here and learn more
Five Brazilian firms have confirmed their role in Odebrecht’s divestment of transport assets worth a combined 2.5 billion reais (US$618 million) as the company battles with debt. In the first of two big-ticket deals, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados helped Japanese conglomerate Mitsui lead the majority stake acquisition of Rio de Janeiro railroad concessionaire SuperVia from Odebrecht. Click here to learn more.