Carlos Wizard’s $25 Million Acquisition of 22.5% Interest in Alpargatas SAIC

Tauil & Chequer (Mayer Brown) and Pinheiro Neto advised on the deal

Carlos Wizard executed the acquisition of 22,5% Stake in Alpargatas SAIC acquiring the control of Toppers production plants in Argentina for $25 Millions.

Mr. Carlos Wizard Martins is the Founder at Grupo Sforza. He is also the President of Mundo Verde since August 2014.

Alpargatas S.A.I.C. engages in the production, marketing, and retail sale of sports and casual footwear, and textiles primarily in Argentina, Uruguay, and Latin America.

Tauil & Chequer (Mayer Brown) advised Carlos Wizard with Carlos Motta (Picture), Guilherme Tranquillini, Eliza Tannus and Thiago Coimbra.

Pinheiro Neto advised Alpargatas SAIC with Antonio José Mattos Morello, Priscila Gurgel Menezes and Otavio Bastos Moherdaui.


Involved fees earner: Antonio José Mattos Morello – Pinheiro Neto; Priscila Gurgel Menezes – Pinheiro Neto; Carlos Motta – Mayer & Brown; Guilherme Tranquillini – Mayer & Brown; Eliza Tannus – Mayer & Brown; Thiago Coimbra – Mayer & Brown;

Law Firms: Pinheiro Neto; Mayer & Brown;

Clients: Carlos Wizard; Alpargatas S.A.I.C.;


Author: Ambrogio Visconti.