Cosan S.A.’s $53 Million Acquisition of an additional interest in Companhia de Gás de São Paulo

Pinheiro Neto and BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão advised on the deal

Cosan S.A. executed the acquisition of an additional interest of 1,88% stake in Companhia de Gás de São Paulo (Comgás) for $53.3 million.

BTG Pactual acted as Agent on the offering.

Cosan SA operates as an investment company. The Company, led by Rubens Ometto Silveira Mello, Marcos Marinho Lutz and Marcelo Eduardo Martins, invests and engages in agriculture business, fuel and natural gas distribution, and lubricants companies.

Cia de Gas de Sao Paulo – COMGAS distributes natural gas throughout the Brazilian State of Sao Paulo. The company, led by Nelson Roseira Gomes Neto, Guilherme Lelis Bernardo Machado and Rafael Bergman, in 2018 recorded $1.789 billion revenues.

Pinheiro Neto advised Cosan S.A. with Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro (Picture), Frederico A. Menescal C. Rocha and Gustavo Guedes Araújo.

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão advised BTG Pactual S.A. with Rodolfo Constantino de Tella, Tatiana Amorim and Alexandre Lindenberg.

Involved fees earner: Tatiana Amorim de Brito Machado – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Rodolfo Constantino de Tella – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Alexandre Roscoe Lindenberg – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Frederico Menescal – Pinheiro Neto; Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro – Pinheiro Neto;

Law Firms: Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Pinheiro Neto;

Clients: BTG Pactual; Cosan S.A. Indústria e Comércio;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.