Dias Branco’s $478.6 Million Acquisition of Produtos Alimentícios Piraqu

TozziniFreire, FreitasLeite and L.O. Baptista Advogados advised on the deal

M. Dias Branco S.A finalized the acquisition of Indústria de Produtos Alimentícios Piraquê S.A., a Brazilian company that is present in the food industry, through the manufacture and commercialization of pastas, biscuits, snacks and soft drinks.

The transaction reflects the commercial strategy of M. Dias Branco to accelerate its growth in the south and southeast regions of Brazil, as well as to include in its portfolio high value-added products.

M Dias Branco SA manufactures, markets and distributes food products derived from wheat.
M Dias Branco SA, led by Francisco Ivens De SA Dias Branco Jr, Maria Das Gracas Dias Branco Da Escossia and Maria Regina Saraiva Leao Dias Branco Ximenes, in 2016 recorded $1.647 Billion Revenues.

TozziniFreire advised M. Dias Branco S.A. with Maria Elisa Gualandi Verri (Picture) and Maria Beatriz Kowalewski.

FreitasLeite advised Produtos Alimentícios Piraquê with Diogo Ferraz, Pedro Afonso Gutierrez Avvad, João Pedro Barroso do Nascimento,  Joaquim Chacur Biasotto Mano, Larissa Agrélio Ribeiro, Pedro Maggessi de Almeida and Thiago Marigo de Castro.

L.O. Baptista Advogados advised some of the selling shareholers of Produtos Alimentícios Piraquê with Daniela Zaitz, Amanda Brisolla Fernandes and Patricia Agra Araújo.



Involved fees earner: Daniela Zaitz – LO Baptista Advogados; Amanda Brisolla Fernandes – LO Baptista Advogados; Patricia Agra Araujo – LO Baptista Advogados; Diogo Ferraz Lemos Tavares – FreitasLeite; Pedro Afonso Gutierrez Avvad – FreitasLeite; Thiago Marigo de Castro – FreitasLeite; João Pedro Barroso do Nascimento – FreitasLeite; Joaquim Chacur Biasotto Mano – FreitasLeite; Larissa Agrélio Ribeiro – FreitasLeite; Maria Elisa Gualandi Verri – Tozzini Freire ; Maria Beatriz Bueno Kowalewski – Tozzini Freire ;

Law Firms: LO Baptista Advogados; FreitasLeite; Tozzini Freire ;

Clients: M. Dias Branco S.A.; Indústria de Produtos Alimentícios Piraquê S.A.;



Author: Ambrogio Visconti.