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Demarest Advogados

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Established practice well equipped to represent borrowers and lenders in financial transactions. Regularly undertakes syndicated loans, cross-border export prepayment finance and debt restructuring mandates. Clientele comprises significant financial institutions, as well as players from the energy and technology industries. Other typical services include project finance and negotiation of guarantee agreements.

Fabio Braga is the key contact for clients.

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Excellence is the core value of Demarest’s Banking and Finance team. Experienced, creative professionals with knowledge of the financial market dynamics advise clients on the most different types of financial transactions, among which those listed below:

Specific Types of Financing

  • infrastructure projects (Project Finance);
  • transactions with the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) and multilateral bodies;
  • imports and exports (Trade Finance);
  • securities issued abroad;
  • domestic and international operating and financial leasing;
  • programs under private label programs and further credit card operations;
  • acquisition of companies and assets (Acquisition Finance);
  • documentary credits;
  • consumer and automotive financing.

Other Banking and Finance Contractual Activities

  • derivatives and futures (stock exchange and OTC transactions);
  • review and drafting of banking agreements

Banking Regulation

  • regulatory advice (Brazilian Central Bank), including on foreign exchange (International Capital and Exchange Markets Regulation);
  • administrative defense before the Central Bank and the National Financial System Appeal Council;
  • registration of financial transactions (ROF) and foreign capital (RDE) with the Brazilian Central Bank.

Banking M&A
  • incorporation of financial and similar institutions;
  • approval of incorporations and banking M&A transactions with the Brazilian Central Bank.


Braga, Fabio


Automobiles & Parts



Construction & Materials


Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Technology, Hardware & Eletronics


Banking & Finance

Demarest Advogados


Avenida Pedroso de Moraes, 1201

Centro Cultural Ohtake

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo



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