Brazilian energy distributor CPFL Energia has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to complete seven debenture issuances worth 2.8 million reais (US$877 million).
Pinheiro Neto Advogados advised the underwriter on all the issuances. The deal, which involved seven of CPFL's subsidiaries, closed on 17 January.
CPFL is a leading energy distributor in Brazil, operating in the southeastern states of Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul and São Paulo.
Counsel to CPFL Energia
Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
Partner Daniel Laudisio and associate Rafael Disposti
Counsel to Itaú BBA
In-house counsel - Debora Seripierri
Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Partner Fernando Zorzo and associates Thais Ambrosano and Luis Guilherme Vergueiro da Silva