Davis Polk advised Fogo de Chão, Inc. on the closing of its $560 million acquisition by Rhône Capital.
Fogo de Chão is a Brazilian steakhouse operator with locations in Brazil, the United States, Mexico and the Middle East. With over 20 years of investing experience, Rhône is a global alternative investment management firm with approximately $5.5 billion in assets under management.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners John H. Butler and Richard D. Truesdell Jr. and associates Shanu Bajaj and Samuel F. Page. Partner Michael Mollerus and associate Ariel David Siman provided tax advice. Partner Kyoko Takahashi Lin and associate Joseph S. Brown provided executive compensation advice. Partner Joseph P. Hadley provided credit advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.