Minerva Foods’s $246.3 Million Shares Offering

Stocche Forbes, Pinheiro Neto and Davis Polk & Wardwell advised on the transaction

Minerva (Minerva Foods) and VDQ Holdings – one of its shareholders – executed the offering of 95 shares for a total ammount of $246.3 Million

Banco BTG Pactual, Banco J.P. Morgan, Banco Bradesco BBI, BB-Banco de Investimentos and Banco Itaú BBA acted as bookrunners in Brazil.

BTG Pactual US Capital, J.P. Morgan Securities, Bradesco Securities, Banco do Brasil Securities and Itau BBA USA Securities acted as bookrunners in US.

Minerva SA produces and sells raw meat and its by-products on a global basis. The Company, led by Frederico Alcantara De Queiroz, Fernando Galletti De Queiroz and Luis Ricardo Alves Luz operates industrial facilities and distribution centers with locations to serve these markets.

Stocche Forbes advised Minerva S.A. and VDQ Holdings S.A. with Henrique Bonjardim Filizzola (Picture), Fabiano Marques Milani, Alessandra Zequi, Ricardo Peres Freoa, Victor Manso Roman Müller, Ana Flávia Chaves Cândido da Silva, Flávia Jardim de Oliveira Stievani, Diego Paixão Vieira and Fernanda Valera Menegatti.

Pinheiro Neto advised Banco BTG Pactual S.A., Banco J.P. Morgan S.A., Banco Bradesco BBI S.A., BB-Banco de Investimentos S.A. and Banco Itaú BBA S.A. with Fernando S. Dos Santos Zorzo, Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro, Taisa Sani, Victor Dalla Déa Barone and Letícia Fonseca Marcondes Venancio.

Davis Polk & Wardwell advised BTG Pactual US Capital LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Bradesco Securities, Inc., Banco do Brasil Securities LLC and Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc. with Manuel Garciadiaz (Picture), Po Sit, Drew Glover and Eitan Ulmer.

Involved fees earner: Manuel Garciadiaz – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Drew Glover – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Po Sit – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Eitan Ulmer – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Victor Dalla Déa Barone – Pinheiro Neto; Fernando dos Santos Zorzo – Pinheiro Neto; Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro – Pinheiro Neto; Henrique Bonjardim Filizzola – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ana Flávia Chaves Cândido da Silva – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Flávia Jardim de Oliveira – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Victor Manso Roman – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Fabiano Marques Milani – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Diego Henrique Paixão Spenchutt Vieira – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ricardo Peres Freoa – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Fernanda Valera Menegatti – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Alessandra Zequi – Stocche Forbes Advogados;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell; Pinheiro Neto; Stocche Forbes Advogados;

Clients: Banco Bradesco BBI S.A.; Banco do Brasil Securities; Banco Itau BBA; BB Banco de Investimentos S.A; Bradesco Securities; BTG Pactual; BTG Pactual US Capital, LLC; Itaú BBA USA Securities; JP Morgan; JP Morgan Securities; Minerva S.A.; VDQ Holdings SA;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.