31 July 20222 minute read

DLA Piper advises Hurb Technologies S.A. in financing for the development of a green autonomous vessel project

DLA Piper, in cooperation with Campos Mello Advogados, advised Hurb Technologies S.A in the negotiation of investment instruments executed with Tidewise, a technology company based in Brazil and leader in autonomous boats, with the purpose of financing the development of an innovative project to provide autonomous and ecologic waterborne transportation to passengers through the canals of Rio de Janeiro.

The new partnership will explore the city’s waterways to connect tourist attractions and important centers, such as sugar loaf and downtown Rio, the Peninsula in Barra da Tijuca and the Jardim Oceânico subway station. 

The DLA Piper team deal team consisted of partner Renata Amorim and associate João Pedro Fontes Zagni (both in São Paulo).

DLA Piper Latin America's team offers full-service business legal counsel to domestic and multinational companies with interests in and operations throughout the region. Our integrated approach to serving clients combines local knowledge with the resources of the DLA Piper global platform. With over 400 lawyers practicing throughout Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico, our teams frequently work with our professionals throughout the LatAm region, Iberian Peninsula, and around the globe to ensure our clients receive the depth of service they require to meet their legal and business objectives.