Lobo de Rizzo Advogados

Capital Markets Department

Brazil
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What the team is known for Solid department assisting underwriters and corporate issuers from the energy and infrastructure sectors with local offerings of debt instruments in order to finance projects. Active on restricted placements of debentures, the team also advises on securitisations and the capital markets regulatory framework. Gafisa is a new client win.

Strengths A client appreciates the team's "ability to keep an open mind with regard to new structures at the same time as not overcomplicating things."

Work highlights Instructed by Santa Vitória do Palmar Energias Renováveis to advise on a structured finance deal involving its third issuance of debentures with restricted placement efforts guaranteed by IDB.

Notable practitioners

Caio Cossermelli is "particularly good dealing with debt offerings," observes a client. He often advises leading national banks as underwriters on the issuance of debentures, notes and financial bills. Another source appreciates that "he is objective and a good negotiator," and goes on to assert: "His conciliatory manner helps him understand the issues presented to offer a good break-even point."