22 March 2011
Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown LLP, represented BTG Pactual, Credit Suisse, Santander, Bradesco BBI and Itaú BBA on the Initial Public Offering of International Meal Company Holdings S.A. registered in Brazil and exempt from registration in the U.S. and elsewhere pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. The public offering involved the issuance of 22.214.667 new shares by the Company and the sale of 8.330.500 shares held by the selling shareholder (Advent’s Brazilian investment fund, FIP Brasil Empreendimentos) at R$13.50 per share.
IMC is the leading, multi-brand, quick casual restaurant chain in Brazil with 214 company-operated restaurants and more than 8,000 employees.
The deal was priced on March 3, 2011 and the proceeds will be used to open new retail food stores and renovate their existing retail food stores and to repay part of their long-term indebtedness.
The Tauil & Chequer team consisted of partner Carlos Motta and associates Caio Cossermelli, Kristian Orberg, Stephanie Pepe, Giovanna Modolin and Luisa Nicolosi.