Acted as Cayman Islands counsel to Banco do Brasil in the debt issuance worth US$1bn through a Euro Medium Term Note Program. This issue represents the return of Banco do Brasil to the international debt market after three years.
Acted as Cayman Islands counsel to Banco do Brasil in the US$500 million unsecured A/B loan by the Inter-American Investment Corporation for the financing of enterprises engaged in Brazil’s agribusiness sector. This loan constitutes the first commercial financing in which Banco do Brasil has worked with a multilateral institution such as IIC.
Acted as Cayman Islands counsel to Patria Investimentos (in partnership with Blackstone) in relation to the joint venture of Kipit with GuardeAqui (owned by the US private equity Equity International) to become the largest self-storage firm in Brazil.
The Firm acted as Cayman counsel to Didi with respect to Didi’s acquisition of Uber China’s Operations. This transaction was recognised at the ALB awards 2017 as M&A Deal of the Year (Premium) and Deal of the Year.