Duratex’s Investment in ABC – Atacado Brasileiro da Construção

Lobo de Rizzo advised Duratex in the transaction, while Fialho, Canabrava, Andrade, Salles Advogados advised ABC.

Duratex S.A. announced the investment in ABC – Atacado Brasileiro da Construção S/A (“ABC”), company specialized in sales of building supplies, to ensure the subscription, by Duratex S.A., of equity stake representing 10% of the voting shares issued by ABC.

Duratex SA manufactures reconstituted wooden boards geared to both furniture manufacturers and housing segments.

ABC, founded 60 years ago, is today one of the largest specialists in finishings in Brazil, offering more than 1,600 models of coverings, 740 models of metal fittings, 680 models of ceramics and a wide variety of products.

Lobo de Rizzo advised Duratex with Otávio Lucas Solano Valério (Partner; Picture), Juliana Campos Santana (Associate), and Renata Megda Garcia (Associate).

In-house counsel for the transaction included Danielli Gilbert de Souza Lapiccirella and Gustavo Conte Jakovac.

 Fialho, Canabrava, Andrade, Salles Advogados advised ABC with a team led by Thiago Vieira.

Involved fees earner: Thiago Vieira – Fialho Salles; Juliana Campos Santana – Lobo & de Rizzo; Renata Megda Garcia – Lobo & de Rizzo; Otávio Lucas Solano Valério – Lobo & de Rizzo;

Law Firms: Fialho Salles; Lobo & de Rizzo;

Clients: ABC da Construção; Duratex S.A.;