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Multiple companies, individuals targeted in Brazilian bid-rigging cartel probe into contracts with Transpetro

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 24 Mar 2021 15:57
  • 25 Mar 2021 08:49
Fifteen companies including Blaspint, Queiroz Galvão and Egesa Engenharia, as well as 14 individuals, have been targeted in a Brazilian formal cartel probe involving public bids to win contracts with Petrobras Transportes, or Transpetro, in the market for the provision of industrial maintenance services in pipelines, tanks and waterway terminals.

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America


Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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