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CFI Brazil

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Brazil

As a continental country Brazil presents a huge range of opportunities in the most diverse sectors, from Technology to Industrials, within its own borders. Local knowledge is key to unveil these opportunities and CFI Brazil is perfectly positioned to leverage from its strong local market presence.

CFI Brazil assistes corporations and owners of closely-held companies in the sale and acquisition of middle market companies. It also offers to its clients a unique blend of personal expertise, attention and professional services resulting in successful transactions. As part of CFI Group, CFI Brazil is able to help buyers find appropriate targets and sellers find suitable buyers or investors worldwide. This resulted in an exceptional track record of success.

M&A advice is our core business. Our team also provides valuation and project finance services, restructuring, investor relations, IPO and corporate governance advisory.

Latest Transactions

  • Software & IT Services

    has been sold to

    Transaction details

    Neocontrol develops, produces and sells automation technology solutions for home and commercial use, has been sold to Somfy, one of the world leaders in automatic controls for openings and closures in home and buildings operating in more than 50 countries.

    CFI Brazil has advised Energias do Brasil in its re-listing process in Bovespa’s Novo Mercado segment (highest level of corporate governance)

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Energias do Brasil, a company with investments in the energy generation, distribution, trading, transmission and services segments, in its re-listing process in Brazilian stock exchange.

    CFI Brazil has advised Medial Saude during its IPO process

    US$298 mm

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Medial Saude, a Brazilian healthcare company, during its IPO process in the country.

    FIRB CFI Brazil has advised Braskem during its IPO process

    US$423mm

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Braskem, one of the leaders in the production of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, during its IPO process in Brazil – the Company is listed on 3 stock exchanges: Brazil, USA and Spain.

  • Business Services

    has been created as a spin-off from

    and has raised capital from a group of investors

    Transaction details

    3A, a Brazilian collection agency, has been created as a spin-off from GlobalCob, an important player in the Brazilian collection agency market. The transaction also involved the capitalization of 3A from a group of investors.

    Business Services

    has sold part of its business portfolio to

    a subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Localcred, one of the main credit collection agencies in Brazil, has sold one of their largest credit portfolios (Itau) to R Brasil Soluções, a subsidiary of Atento - the largest provider of customer-relationship management and business-process outsourcing services in Latin America and among the top five contact center services supplier globally

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Polipex, a Brazilian company focused on extruded polyethylene insulation foams, has been sold to Armacell, a Luxembourg-based group, leaders in the flexible insulation foam market

    Business Services

    has sold a majority stake to

    Transaction details

    R Brasil Soluções shareholders, a reference in the collection sector, has sold a majority stake to Atento, the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services in Latin America

  • Software & IT Services

    has been sold to

    Transaction details

    Neocontrol develops, produces and sells automation technology solutions for home and commercial use, has been sold to Somfy, one of the world leaders in automatic controls for openings and closures in home and buildings operating in more than 50 countries.

  • CFI Brazil has advised Energias do Brasil in its re-listing process in Bovespa’s Novo Mercado segment (highest level of corporate governance)

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Energias do Brasil, a company with investments in the energy generation, distribution, trading, transmission and services segments, in its re-listing process in Brazilian stock exchange.

  • CFI Brazil has advised Medial Saude during its IPO process

    US$298 mm

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Medial Saude, a Brazilian healthcare company, during its IPO process in the country.

  • FIRB CFI Brazil has advised Braskem during its IPO process

    US$423mm

    Transaction details

    CFI Brazil has advised Braskem, one of the leaders in the production of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, during its IPO process in Brazil – the Company is listed on 3 stock exchanges: Brazil, USA and Spain.

  • Business Services

    has been created as a spin-off from

    and has raised capital from a group of investors

    Transaction details

    3A, a Brazilian collection agency, has been created as a spin-off from GlobalCob, an important player in the Brazilian collection agency market. The transaction also involved the capitalization of 3A from a group of investors.

  • Business Services

    has sold part of its business portfolio to

    a subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Localcred, one of the main credit collection agencies in Brazil, has sold one of their largest credit portfolios (Itau) to R Brasil Soluções, a subsidiary of Atento - the largest provider of customer-relationship management and business-process outsourcing services in Latin America and among the top five contact center services supplier globally

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Polipex, a Brazilian company focused on extruded polyethylene insulation foams, has been sold to Armacell, a Luxembourg-based group, leaders in the flexible insulation foam market

  • Business Services

    has sold a majority stake to

    Transaction details

    R Brasil Soluções shareholders, a reference in the collection sector, has sold a majority stake to Atento, the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services in Latin America

What our clients say

  • “Due to CFI Brazil’s previous experience and knowledge in the Brazilian BPO segment – as well as the success of the first transaction, we have decided to continue working with them on future projects.”

    Adilson Melhado, CEO of Localcred and CEO of Becrux

  • “CFI Brazil has been fundamental in assisting us in one of our important side projects, helping us select the appropriate investor, develop the Company’s business plan and organize the capitalization process. We look forward to continue working with CFI Brazil on future transactions.”

    Giovani Marins, Co-founder and CEO of Mondial

  • “I was very satisfied with CFI Brazil’s representation through the whole sale process of Neocontrol. They supported us on the preparation and execution of the transaction with the global leader Somfy”.

    Gabriel Peixoto, Founder of Neocontrol

  • “CFI Brazil’s local knowledge and extensive Business Services Sector expertise were fundamental for us to work together. In fact, the two transactions in which they acted as the sell-side advisors to other Companies,  gave us confidence to hire them for other opportunities related to our core business.”

    Mário Câmara, CEO of Atento Brazil

Our senior team

Arleu Anhalt

Partner, Managing Director


Antonio Espirito Santo

Vice President


Isabella Kato

Associate


News

Our office in Brazil

São Paulo

Avenue Andrômeda, 885 – 14th Floor
Brascan Building – Alphaville 06473-000
Barueri – São Paulo
Brazil
T: +55 11 3500 5555
E: info@thecfigroup.com