Abreu Advogados, member firm in Portugal, successfully advised PME Investimentos through its Social Innovation Fund (SIF) in co-investment project in the Portuguese commercial company WCHRS (project name WeChangers).
The operation was coordinated by the partner and responsible for the M&A area at Abreu Advogados, Ana Sofia Batista, with the participation of professional partner, Rodrigo Formigal, and senior associate lawyer André Modesto Pinheiro.
The co-investors are Regenerative Investment LLC, BOMA Investments LLC and Fundo Bem Comum, FCR (mamaged by Bem Comum, Sociedade de Capital de Risco, S.A.).
The Social Innovation Fund, managed by PME Investimentos – Sociedade de Investimento, is a new public policy instrument to boost impact investment in Portugal, working in areas with strong potential for innovation, in response to unmet societal needs, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
WCHRS’ activity is in information services, namely access to platforms and social networks for people and organizations with a focus on the area of social and environmental impact. WCHRS is legally represented by Duarte Ivens Ferraz, Bela Morais de Melo Ribeiro, Maria Pereira Rodrigues Ferreira da Silva Melo Ribeiro e Bernardo Figueiredo Janson.
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