Demarest Advogados in São Paulo has helped Japanese manufacturer IHI transfer a stake in shipmaker Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS) to EAS's remaining shareholders.
E Munhoz Advogados in São Paulo advised both EAS and its other shareholders, which are Brazilian construction companies Camargo Corrêa and Queiroz Galvão. EAS also hired Levy & Salomão Advogados in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro for antitrust advice. Pereira Neto | Macedo Advogados is thought to have advised the ship maker on tax matters, but this could not be confirmed prior to publication. Meawhile, New York-based Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Japan's Nishimura & Asahi LPC are thought to have represented IHI. The deal closed on 31 March with no financial details disclosed.