Boa Vista SCPC R$1.9 billion IPO
Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in connection with the initial public offering by Boa Vista Serviços S.A. and the selling shareholders of 154,650,184 common shares for an aggregate amount of approximately R$1.9 billion. The common shares trade on the São Paulo Stock Exchange. The securities sold in the international offering were placed under Rule 144A and Regulation S.
Boa Vista SCPC is the second-largest company in the sector of data management and analysis in Brazil in terms of net revenue, with a presence in all Brazilian states, having evolved from a traditional credit protection service over the course of its 60 years doing business in the country. Drawing on its experience with customers in different economic sectors, Boa Vista provides structured information as part of its risk analytics regarding individuals and companies, generating in-depth knowledge that allows its clients to make better business decisions.
The Davis Polk corporate team included Maurice Blanco and Elliot M. de Carvalho. The tax team included Patrick E. Sigmon and Sunny Kim. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the São Paulo and New York offices.