Equatorial Energia S.A.’s $194 Million Acquisition of 89.94% Stake in Companhia Energética do Piauí (Cepisa)


Stocche Forbes and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados advised on the deal

Equatorial Energia S.A. executed its $194 Million Acquisition of 89.94% Stake in Companhia Energética do Piauí (Cepisa) from Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobras).

Companhia Energética do Piauí SA, also known as Cepisa, engages in electric power distribution. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Teresina.

Equatorial Energia SA is a holding company that owns interests in power distribution operations throughout Brazil. The Firm, led by

Augusto Miranda Da Paz Jr, Eduardo Haiama and Tinn Amado, is based in Brazil.

Stocche Forbes advised Equatorial Energia S.A. with Frederico Moura (Picture), Pietro Bianchi, Guilherme Bandeira de Mello, Ricardo Peres Freoa, Ana Cláudia Stein, Paulo Henrique Signori Pinese and Ivo Bari.

Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra advised Equatorial Energia S.A. with Isabel Lustosa, Marcelo Maria Santos, Sofia Peres Barbosa and Alfredo Neri.

Involved fees earner: Pietro Bianchi – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Frederico Moura – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Guilherme Bandeira de Mello – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ricardo Peres Freoa – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Paulo Henrique Signori Pinese – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ivo Bari – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ana Cláudia Stein – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Isabel Lustosa – Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados; Sofia Peres Barbosa – Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados; Marcelo Maria Santos – Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados; Alfredo Neri – Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados;

Law Firms: Stocche Forbes Advogados; Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra – Advogados;

Clients: Equatorial Energia S.A.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.