Raízen Energia’s $642.8 Million Acquisition of Biosev

Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised on the transaction

Raízen, an integrated energy company and a benchmark in biofuels and bioelectricity, signed a commercial agreement to incorporate the assets of Biosev, a Brazilian subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Holding.

The deal includes nine production units strategically located in Brazil (six in the state of São Paulo, two in Mato Grosso do Sul and one in Minas Gerais), with a total installed sugarcane processing capacity of up to 32 million tons. The agreement also includes power cogeneration, with an export capacity of up to 1.3 GWh of electricity/year, covering an area of 280,000 hectares of planted sugarcane.

Pinheiro Neto advised Raízen Energia S.A. and Raízen Combustíveis S.A. with Fernando Alves Meira (Picture), Gustavo Paiva Cercilli Crêdo and Ana Carolina Malnarcic.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised Biosev S.A. and Louis Dreyfus Commodities and Energy Holdings N.V. with Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado e Silva, Luciana Pietro Lorenzo, Marcio Soares, Moacir Zilbovicius, Gil Falleiros Mendes, Anderson Jardim D’Avila, Luis Eduardo Bologna Tierno, Bernardo Zahran Rache de Almeida, Lorena Milanez Martini, Natalie Ywes Signorelli and Ivanise Filatow. 

Involved fees earner: Luis Eduardo Bologna Tierno – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Marcio Dias Soares – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Gil Falleiros Mendes – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Ivanise Filatow – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Anderson Jardim D’Avila – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Luciana Pietro Lorenzo – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Bernardo Zahran Rache de Almeida – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Moacir Zilbovicius – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Fernando Alves Meira – Pinheiro Neto; Gustavo Paiva Cercilli Credo – Pinheiro Neto;

Law Firms: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Pinheiro Neto;

Clients: Biosev SA; Louis Dreyfus Corporation; RAÍZEN Combustíveis S.A.; Raízen Energia;

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