Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown and Mayer Brown advised Banco BTG Pactual, in Brazilian and New York law, on a term sheet for structuring and issuing debentures for 3R Petroleum and 3R Potiguar, for US$500 million. The transaction was carried out with a firm placement guarantee. The funds raised, together with the US$500 million in financing already contracted with financial institutions led by Morgan Stanley, will be used to conclude the acquisition of the Potiguar Pole, an upstream (oil and gas producing fields) and mid and downstream (private use terminal, refinery, and tankage park) asset. The pole is currently owned and operated by Petrobras.

In Brazil, the team was led by partners Eduardo Lima (Banking & Finance), Alexandre R. Chequer (Energy) and Tiago Macedo (Corporate and M&A), and by counsel Anna Gouvea (Banking & Finance), and included associates Henrique Rojas, Theodoro Scott, and Camila Carvalho. At Mayer Brown in New York, the team was led by partner Douglas Doetsch and included the participation of counsel Daniel Whitmore, both from the Banking & Finance practice area.