Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas Department

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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.