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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

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What the team is known for

Full-service player Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has a noteworthy oil and gas practice. The team is regularly sought out by energy companies and financial institutions to assist with M&A and financing deals. It also handles regulatory matters and assists clients with participation in ANP bidding rounds.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department  Rafael Baptista Baleroni is frequently instructed by key clients to handle regulatory and transactional matters involving oil and gas assets. A client says: "Rafael has a very good understanding of the Brazilian offshore market, has excellent manners with clients, delivers great solutions, and is very attentive to the client."Another source adds: "In addition to being very technical, he has an interesting view of the market and its players, combining theory and practice in a very useful way."

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Overview

Cescon Barrieu’s Oil and Gas team has extensive and comprehensive knowledge of the entire production chain of the sector and in-depth expertise in dealing with its main players. It assists clients in structured financings, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, capital markets transactions and commercial negotiations in all oil and gas industry segments. The team works closely with other practice areas to provide highest-level advice.

The department is at the vanguard of financing structures in the Oil and Gas sector. It advised in multiple “first of” financings that were landmarks in Brazil, in different segments: exploration and production, transportation and distribution pipelines, drillships, FPSOs, petrochemical facilities. Deals that the firm advised in the Oil and Gas sector have received 16 “Deal of the Year” awards by different international publications.

The team is very active in M&A and capital markets transactions. The M&A expertise is sought after whenever a transaction is strategic and the stakes are high. Be it a farm-in/out, a joint venture or a corporate transaction, it brings sophisticated advice to the most complex and challenging transactions. In capital markets transactions, the oi and gas expertise is critical to achieve challenging deadlines and face industry specific issues.

Clients include major and independent oil and gas companies, services providers, financial institutions and sponsors.

Members

Baptista Baleroni, Rafael

Teixeira dos Santos, Maurício

Industries

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Energy

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

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Location

Praia de Botafogo, 228

15º andar – Ala A, Edificio Argentina

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

22250-040

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Rafael Baptista Baleroni
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