MLGTS advised Violas on the acquisition of a 25 per cent stake in Viacer from Banco BPI.
The transaction was valued at €233 million.
As a result of the deal, Violas now has a controlling 71.5 per cent stake in Viacer.
Portugal-based Violas has investments in various business sectors such as tourism, education, real estate, beverages, logistics and textiles.
Viacer has a 56 per cent stake in drinks company Super Bock Group.
The MLGTS team advising Violas included partner Eduardo Verde Pinho and senior associate Fábio Castro Russo.