Veirano Advogados' Rio de Janeiro office has helped US renewables developer SunEdison sign an agreement with Brazilian counterpart Renova to purchase 11 wind power developments in a sprawling multi-stage transaction that hands the world's largest non-conventional energy company over 2.2 gigawatts of installed power.

Renova, Brazil's second largest renewables company, hired Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York and São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in Rio de Janeiro for the deal, which was signed on 15 July.

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