We have participated in negotiated merger and acquisition transactions ranging in size from small domestic transactions to multi-billion international transactions.

We handle a variety of international business transactions and regulatory problems in acquisitions on behalf of numerous clients. Our lawyers are experienced in all aspects relevant to a business acquisition, sale or combinations

We have represented clients and advised special committees of the board of directors in restructurings, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, spin-offs and split-offs. With a business-oriented, creative approach, academic background and extensive experience in both domestic and cross-border transactions, our Corporate and M&A practice includes:

  • representation of both domestic and foreign clients in connection with public and private M&A transactions, including consolidations, spinoffs, and corporate reorganizations
  • structuring of transactions involving purchase and sale of shares and assets, including drafting and negotiation of agreements and other necessary documents
  • creation of joint venture and structuring of strategic alliances involving domestic and foreign companies
  • corporate restructuring and reorganization, including transfer of assets, mergers, takeovers and spin-offs
  • assistance to foreign companies interested in making investments and doing business in Brazil
  • assistance to private equity and venture capital funds
  • assistance in connection with general, partners’, board of directors’, and executive board’s meetings;
  • public tender offers (OPAs)
  • providing counsel on regulations applying to publicly-held companies and on corporate governance matters,  including responsibilities of Boards of Directors and all committees
  • periodic reporting and compliance issues
  • listing of securities on and compliance with the rules of stock exchanges
  • quarterly earnings releases and analyst conference calls
  • public disclosure of other material developments and transactions
  • insider trading policies and considerations
  • general consulting services on corporate law matters
  • legal due diligence investigation