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Felsberg Advogados

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Top-tier practice group Felsberg Advogados is recognised for its lengthy track record acting on a wide range of restructuring issues. The team is experienced representing creditors and debtors from the energy, infrastructure and consumer goods sectors in judicial restructuring, acquisition of distressed assets and debt restructuring. Clients also benefit from its expertise in cross-border mandates involving insolvency proceedings and out-of-court restructuring. SPS Capital is a new addition to the portfolio.

Strengths

A source highlights: "They are very creative and handle the matters of their clients as if those matters were theirs."

An interviewee values that "Felsberg Advogados always instils a lot of trust and confidence in handling issues," also saying: "We always felt they were true partners of the business."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Renova Energia on its judicial recovery and debt restructuring process.

Notable practitioners

Clara Moreira Azzoni is appreciated for her capabilities to"demonstrate dedication to clients, understand the problem and seek for a solution that is also adequate to the company's business." She is often retained to handle debt restructuring, judicial restructuring and acquisition of distressed assets. Azzoni is sought after to represent both creditors and debtors.

According to a commentator, Fabiana Bruno Solano Pereira has "a high level of sophistication to understand the details and needs of complex situations," also saying she has "a very pragmatic approach and is result-oriented." She is equipped to assist with debt restructuring, judicial reorganisation and DIP loans representing both creditors and debtors. One client says: "Fabiana's participation during negotiations makes significant contributions to achieve a favourable result."

Founding partner Thomas Benes Felsberg continues to receive praise for his outstanding track record advising on the bankruptcy and restructuring arena. He offers impressive expertise to assist both creditors and debtors with high-profile restructuring mandates, including judicial and extrajudicial cases. One client states: "Felsberg is an authority in the restructuring field, he helped craft the Brazilian legislation on this area."He possesses additional capabilities handling DIP loans, debt restructuring and payment.

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Overview

Felsberg Advogados is nationally and internationally recognized as one of the leading law firms in the area of insolvency and debt restructuring. We have unparalleled experience in assisting clients – debtors, creditors, investors and other interested parties – in all issues relating to bankruptcy, insolvency, corporate recovery and debt restructuring.

Our experience includes: judicial reorganization, extra-judicial restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings; iInternational insolvency and restructuring cases, in collaboration with foreign law firms; development of plans and strategies for the reorganization of capital structure and the restructuring of debt; recovery of credit, including through the coordination of or participation in organized groups of creditors; mergers and acquisitions; loans and other forms of investment for indebted companies or those undergoing judicial reorganization; the issue of securities representing debt or capital or hybrids; the acquisition of credits; restructuring and negotiation of tax debt; and renegotiation, individual and collective, of labor debts, including with the active participation of unions.


For many years, the firm has been acclaimed by domestic and foreign publications as a benchmark in debt restructuring, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring in Brazil:

Clients

Grupo Moreno

Livraria Cultura

Renova Energia

Industries

Agribusiness

Energy

Industrials

Infrastructure

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Felsberg Advogados

firm
Location

Av. Cidade Jardim, 803 - 5º andar

Jardim Paulistano

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01453-000

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Clara Moreira Azzoni
Up and Coming
Fabiana Bruno Solano Pereira
Band 4
Thomas Benes Felsberg
Band 1