Itochu’s Acquisition of 49% Interest in Conecta Serviços


Demarest and Fialho Canabrava Andrade Salles advised on the deal


Itochu Corporation, Through its Financial Services Brazilian Ssubsidiary Southern Cross Participações, finalized the acquisition of 49% stake in Conecta Serviços a brazilian insurance broker for mobile Insurance in Brazil.

ITOCHU Corporation is a general trading firm handling textiles, wood, machinery, metals, food, chemicals, construction materials, commodities, and energy related products such as oil and gas. The Company, led by Masahiro Okafuji, Yoshihisa Suzuki and Tsuyoshi Hachimura, operates around the world. Itochu diversifies by operating in satellite communication and data communication businesses and in 2017 recorded $50 Billion Revenues.

Demarest Advogados advised Itochu Corporation with a team including Paulo Frank Coelho da Rocha (Picture), Tatiana Campello, Renato Canizares, Alessandra H Garcia A. Pereira, Renato Poltronieri and Marcello Pedroso Pereira, Thereza María Sarfert Franco Montoro, Camila Affonso Prado, Ana Paula Schedel, Marina Maccabelli, Fernanda Leão, Alexandre Ponce, Vanessa Ferro, Rodrigo Nascimento Salem, Julia Peixoto, Ivan Lima, Catarina Rodrigues, Marco Favini, Mónica Cristina Matarazzo, Patricia Mutti, Ana Paula de Almeida, Marcelo Ikeziri, Laura Pelegrini, Thomas Rezende Togni, Adriano Rawa Melquiades dos Santos Nery, Chrystiane Domingos, Rodrigo Diniz, Elisa Athaide and Douglas Telpis Ferrante.

Squire Patton Boggs advised Itochu Corporation with Ken Kuraso and Brett Gilbert.

Fialho Canabrava Andrade Salles advised Conecta Serviços with Luciano Fialho, Bárbara Monduzzi, Virgínia Ribeiro and Pedro Porcaro.

Involved fees earner: Luciano Fialho – Fialho Salles; Bárbara Monduzzi – Fialho Salles; Virgínia Ribeiro – Fialho Salles; Pedro Porcaro – Fialho Salles; Paulo Coelho da Rocha – Demarest; Thereza Maria Sarfert Franco Montoro – Demarest; Rodrigo Nascimento Salem – Demarest; Tatiana Campello – Demarest; Vanessa Ferro – Demarest; Renato Canizares – Demarest; Marcello Pedroso Pereira – Demarest; Alexandre Ponce de Almeida Insfran – Demarest; Ivan Nogueira Lima – Demarest; Mônica Cristina Paixão Matarazzo – Demarest; Patrícia Mutti – Demarest; Ana Paula de Almeida – Demarest; Alessandra Garcia Pereira – Demarest; Camila Affonso Prado – Demarest; Marcelo Simon Ikeziri – Demarest; Laura Pelegrini – Demarest; Thomas Rezende Togni – Demarest; Renato Poltronieri – Demarest; Elisa Athaide de Andrade – Demarest; Douglas Telpis Ferrante – Demarest; Ana Paula Pinheiro Schedel – Demarest; Adriano Rawa Melquiades dos Santos Nery – Demarest; Marina Maccabelli – Demarest; Chrystiane Ferreira Domingos – Demarest; Fernanda de Gouvêa Leão – Demarest; Rodrigo Diniz – Demarest; Catarina Rosa Rodrigues – Demarest; Marco Favini – Demarest; Brett Gilbert – Squire Patton Boggs; Ken Kurosu – Squire Patton Boggs;

Law Firms: Fialho Salles; Demarest; Squire Patton Boggs;

Clients: Itochu Corporation; Conecta Serviços;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.