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Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro – CS Associados

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Highly specialised banking and finance outfit boasting a deep bench. Advises a considerable number of banks and credit institutions, assisting both domestic and international clients with a range of transactions including acquisition and project finance matters as well as loan restructurings. Additionally skilled in bank loans negotiations and debt refinancings. Acts on both the borrower and lender sides, with a particular focus on the real estate sector and corporate financing.

Notable practitioners

António Rocha Alves demonstrates solid knowledge of refinancing matters including those concerning debt, bond issuances and drafting of factoring agreements. He advises both national and international firms.

Duarte Brito de Goes covers an extensive range of banking and finance transactions ranging from acquisition finance to negotiation of credit facility agreements and real estate finance. He additionally advises on export financing and bond issuances. A client values his technical knowledge and adds: "He is a diplomat and it is very easy for him to come up with a consensus for everything."

Francisco Sá Carneiro specialises in M&A finance-related transactions. He regularly assists banks with large acquisitions of share capital.

Maria Castelos stands out to clients for her "very good knowledge of concessions and ability to create a transaction structure that works for all." She is adept at advising both lenders and investors on large refinancings and bond issuances.

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Overview

CS Associados offers Clients a long-standing and strong experience gleaned from our advice in some of the largest and most complex financial transactions performed in Portugal. CS Associados’ lawyers stand out as a result of their market and technical knowledge, covering all regulatory aspects of the banking and financial sector, deal structuring and efficient transaction management. Its multidisciplinary teams are available at all times and always try to find the best solution to the issues faced by Clients.

The Clients of the Banking and Finance practice include all types of lenders and borrowers, including national and foreign banks, DCM investors and non-banking lenders, such as insurance companies and funds, as well as fintech companies. Work performed for Clients encompasses all types of banking and non-banking finance transactions, from plain vanilla bank lending to highly structured and complex financings, including corporate and acquisition financing, the issue of hybrid instruments and the structuring and negotiation debt restructuring transactions in judicial and extrajudicial multi-creditor work-outs.



Industries

All types of lenders and borrowers including national and foreign banks, DCM investors and non-banking lenders, such as insurance companies and funds.

Banking & Finance Department

Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro – CS Associados

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Department location

Avenida da Liberdade, 249, 8º

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

1250-143

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Portugal

Banking & Finance


António Rocha Alves
Band 3
Duarte Brito de Goes
Band 1
Francisco Sá Carneiro
Eminent Practitioners
Maria Castelos
Band 1