John Deere Brasil’s Acquisition of 40% of Equity Stake in Deere-Hitachi Máquinas de Construção do Brasil

CMT Law and Jones Day represented John Deere Brasil, while Paul Hastings and Veirano Advogados represented Hitachi Construction Machinery in the transaction.

John Deere Brasil Ltda. executed the aquisition of 40% of equity stake in Deere-Hitachi Máquinas de Construção do Brasil S.A. from Hitachi Construction Machinery.

Since 1988, Hitachi Construction Machinery and Deere have collaborated through a joint venture alliance in construction machinery business throughout North, Central and South America. In 2011, the two companies reorganized Deere-Hitachi Máquinas de Construção do Brasil S.A. (“DHB”) (established in 2000) as a manufacturing joint venture in Brazil, and have expanded the joint venture business throughout North, Central and South America.

The Veirano Advogados team included Lior Pinsky, Partner, Guilherme Monteiro, Partner, Levi Custodio Santos, Associate, and Izabella Araujo, Associate.

The Paul Hastings team included Kaoruhiko Suzuki, Partner, Sachiko Taniguchi, Associate, and Yuko Kamo, Associate.

The CMT Law team included Henrique Tetsuaki Matsura Misawa, Partner (Picture), Rodrigo Dufloth, Partner, and Vinícius Gonçalves da Silva Napoli, Trainee.

The Jones Day team included Sanjiv K. Kapur, Partner, and Violeta M. Libergott, Associate.

Involved fees earner: Rodrigo Dufloth – Carvalho, Machado e Timm; Henrique Tetsuaki Matsura Misawa – Carvalho, Machado e Timm; Sanjiv Kapur – Jones Day; Violeta Libergott – Jones Day; Yuko Kamo – Paul Hastings LLP; Kaoruhiko Suzuki – Paul Hastings LLP; Sachiko Taniguchi – Paul Hastings LLP; Izabella Andrade de Araujo – Veirano Advogados; Levi Custódio Santos – Veirano Advogados; Guilherme Monteiro – Veirano Advogados; Lior Pinsky – Veirano Advogados;

Law Firms: Carvalho, Machado e Timm; Jones Day; Paul Hastings LLP; Veirano Advogados;

Clients: Hitachi Construction Machinery; John Deere Brasil;