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Abreu Advogados

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Solid corporate team assisting both Portuguese and international clients with their operations in the real estate, sports, energy and pharmaceutical sectors on a variety of transactions. Notable strength in lusophone jurisdictions including Angola, Brazil and Mozambique, bolstering its offering in multi-jurisdictional instructions. Handles mandates spanning M&A and finance as well as corporate restructurings. Additionally offers support in bidding processes and market expansions into Portugal.

Strengths

Clients praise the team for being "very responsive, knowledgeable and pragmatic."

Other sources enthuse that the lawyers are "very reliable and nice to work with."

Work highlights

Advised Statkraft on the acquisition of a portfolio of hydro assets through a special purpose vehicle of the EDP Group.

Notable practitioners

Manuel Santos Vítor advises on acquisitions and sales, often assisting clients in food manufacturing industries. Clients highlight his "trustworthiness and efficiency."

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Overview

The global market brought new opportunities but also new challenges to national and multinational companies, together with additional contractual and organisational complexity.

The growing need to cover matters related to social responsibility, ethics and consumer rights; the need to implement mechanisms for good corporate governance, allied to the optimization of organisations with special concerns for reputation, cost rationalization and reduction of likelihood of conflicts, require technically sound answers but with a strong practical sense.

The Abreu Advogados team has solid experience and extensive knowledge in the area of commercial law, covering matters such as corporate law, contract law, mergers and acquisitions.

In the field of M&A and corporate law, Abreu Advogados is particularly involved in the following:

  • M&A.
  • Conversions.
  • Demergers.
  • Transfer of assets.
  • Corporate restructuring.
  • Shareholders’ agreements.
  • Directors’ liability.
  • Assorted contracts (agency, distribution, joint ventures, etc).
  • Legal due diligence, acquisition contracts.
  • Corporate governance and compliance.

Corporate/M&A

Abreu Advogados

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Location

AV INFANTE D HENRIQUE 26

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1149-096

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Portugal

Corporate/M&A


Manuel Santos Vítor
Band 3