Lefosse Advogados

Capital Markets Department

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We offer our clients the resources of a structured and highly specialized team of lawyers who bring a deep understanding of the Brazilian market, its business sectors and industry-specific issues to bear on offerings.

Our clients include commercial and investment banks as well as Brazilian and foreign companies in a variety of industries. They rely on our experience and ability to furnish pro-active, solution-focused advice, especially on complex and challenging matters.

Our products:

  • Offerings for public distribution (IPOs and follow-ons);​
  • Offerings of shares and share certificates (units, GDSs and BDRs);
  • Tender offers;
  • Private placements;
  • Public offerings of debt securities (involving debentures and commercial paper);
  • Offerings of other securities in the Brazilian and international capital markets;
  • Registering and deregistering as a publicly held company;
  • Procedures for listing and delisting securities;
  • Administrative proceedings before, and consultations with, the Brazilian Securities Commission (Comissão de Valores Mobiliários - CVM) and the BM&FBOVESPA;
  • Local and foreign investor participation in the Brazilian capital and financial markets;
  • Public offerings of Real Estate Receivables Certificates (CRI) and Agribusiness Receivables Certificates (CRA);
  • Structuring of transactions in derivatives.


Azevedo Junqueira, Rodrigo

Barbosa Mello, Carlos

Cardoso, Renata

Gibson, Felipe

Lopes, Luiz Octavio

Paschoal, Mauricio

Prado, Ricardo

Zarour, Roberto