Celulosa Arauco y Constitución’s $102 Million Acquisition of 100% interest in Masisa do Brasil Ltda.


Pinheiro Neto, Carey, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga and Portaluppi, Guzmán y Bezanilla advised on the deal

Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A., through Arauco do Brasil S.A., finalized the acquisition of 100% stake in Masisa subsidiary Masisa do Brasil Ltda.

Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces, sells, and exports forestry and timber products worldwide. The company, led by Matias Domeyko Cassel, Cristián Infante Bilbao, Gianfranco Truffello, Alvaro Saavedra and Antonio Luque, is based in Chile.

Masisa S.A. produces and commercializes wood and wood products, and markets its products throughout South America.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised Arauco Celulosa y Constitución S.A. with João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro (Picture) and Carolina Amadeu Vasconcelos.

Portaluppi, Guzmán y Bezanilla advised Arauco Celulosa y Constitución S.A. with Juan Francisco Guzmán Rencoret.

Pinheiro Neto advised Masisa S.A. with Miguel Tornovsky, Flávio Veitzman, Luciano Garcia Rossi, José Alexandre Buaiz Neto, Rodrigo Romualdo Moreira, Murillo Allevato Neto, Flavio Coelho de Almeida, Marco Aurelio Martins Barbosa, Ligia Safra and Gabriela Assis Abdalla.

Carey advised Masisa S.A. with Francisco Ugarte and Alejandra Daroch.

Involved fees earner: Juan Francisco Guzmán Rencoret – Portaluppi Guzmán y Bezanilla; Francisco Ugarte – Carey; Alejandra Daroch – Carey; João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Carolina Amadeu Vasconcelos – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Miguel Tornovsky – Pinheiro Neto; Flavio Veitzman – Pinheiro Neto; Rodrigo Romualdo Moreira – Pinheiro Neto; Ligia Safra – Pinheiro Neto; Luciano Garcia Rossi – Pinheiro Neto; Flavio Coelho de Almeida – Pinheiro Neto; José Alexandre Buaiz Neto – Pinheiro Neto; Marco Aurelio Martins Barbosa – Pinheiro Neto; Gabriela Assis Abdalla – Pinheiro Neto;

Law Firms: Portaluppi Guzmán y Bezanilla; Carey; Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Pinheiro Neto;

Clients: MASISA S.A.; Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.