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Cescon Barrieu is recognized as a market leader in project finance in Brazil. The team has advised on groundbreaking transactions, such as the first greenfield limited recourse cross-border project finance, the first non-recourse oil production based project finance, the first cross-border project bond and the first cross-border oil royalty backed bonds. The department favours a pragmatic approach to transactions and constantly seeks to implement projects in a way that best serves our clients’ interests – which oftentimes results in innovative structures.

The team works closely with other practice areas such as corporate, tax, capital markets, environmental, real estate and regulatory to provide valuable multidisciplinary advice in complex projects. The department handles projects in a wide range of industries, such as energy, water and sewage, oil & gas, shipping, toll roads, urban mobility, airports, ports, mining and industrial facilities. Such experience gives unique insights of regulatory developments and trends.

Clients include the world’s largest financial institutions, multilaterals, development banks, export credit agencies, and investment funds as well as the most active sponsors, offtakers, developers and construction companies.

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What the team is known for

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados offers high-end advice on infrastructure, energy and construction mandates. Its team is often retained by multinational clients to handle project finance mandates. It is also experienced handling construction projects, supply agreements and structuring PPPs.

Notable practitioners

Maurício Teixeira dos Santos continues to be highlighted among sources for his strong focus in projects in the oil and gas sector. One commentator values his capabilities to "quickly understand complex concepts and navigate immediately to real solutions," also underlining that "he has excellent leadership skills." Another observer reports: "He was able to advise us on the fly. Maurício is great."

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