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Lobo de Rizzo Advogados

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed firm with a robust corporate practice. Talented team is capable of handling high-end and mid-market transactions, with an outstanding track record handling acquisitions in the education sector. Also extremely well versed acting on deals involving private equity and portfolio companies. Adept at handling corporate reorganisations and carve-outs of publicly listed companies. Afya Educacional, Arco Educação and Serasa Experian are among the new client wins.

Strengths

"They are one of the most qualified teams I have worked with; they're extremely responsive, knowledgeable and work non-stop. They know how to lead and they are hands-on," explains one client.

Work highlights

Represented Odebrecht Transport in the sale of part of its shares in Supervia to Guarana Urban Mobility in a deal valued at BRL3.4 billion.

Notable practitioners

Seasoned practitioner José Orlando Lobo is a corporate law specialist with a vast amount of experience advising on M&A, joint ventures and other commercial agreements. He was a founding partner at the firm and is now of counsel. He commands a lot of respect from peers and clients alike, with one interviewee commenting: "He is a great lawyer."

Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra rises in the rankings following outstanding feedback from peers and clients alike. An interviewee says: "He is exceptional," while another reports: "He is a highly analytical and experienced lawyer who understands what will work and what won't in a transaction." Guerra has acted on a number of high-end M&A deals in the educational sector in recent times, including YDUQS's BRL1.92 billion cross-border acquisition of Adtalem Brazil.

Valdo Cestari de Rizzo is described by one client as "a highly competent, available and creative professional." Another interviewee asserts: "He is an excellent corporate and M&A lawyer with outstanding negotiation skills."The source goes on to explain how his involvement was pivotal in the success of the transaction. A peer confirms: "I come across him a lot and he is very good." He has notable experience advising on major carve-outs of publicly held corporations.

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Overview

We represent major national and international companies in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, capital markets and private equity, among other matters.

We offer careful structuring and legal implementation of the most sophisticated and complex transactions, always aligned with the particularities of the case and aimed at preserving the interests of our clients on solid legal grounds.

We have one of the largest transaction volumes in the Country. Many of which were deemed milestones in the market and became a reference in Brazil. Since our founding, we have been repeatedly recommended as one of the leading firms in ​​M&A in editions of Latin Lawyer 250, Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, IFLR, LACCA and The Legal 500.

Members

Batista, Leonardo

Bouza, Regina

Cestari de Rizzo, Valdo

Delboni Teixeira, Rodrigo

La Rosa de Almeida, Marco

Lobo, José Orlando

Lucas Solano Valério, Otávio

Miguel, Ana Paula

Tavares, Daniella

Clients

Cargill

Corning

Mosaic

Corporate/M&A Department

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados

firm
Department location

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 3900

12º andar

Itaim Bibi

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04538-132

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Lobo de Rizzo marks 10 years with rebranding and promotions

Authors: Rodrigo Delboni Teixeira, Rodrigo Roso, Maria Carolina Bachur, Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra

Highlight

Sale of 100% of the equity of Symetis S.A

Authors: Valdo Cestari de Rizzo, Rodrigo Roso, Nicolle Zennaro

Ranked Lawyers

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Brazil

Corporate/M&A: The Elite


José Orlando Lobo
Senior Statespeople
Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra
Band 2
Valdo Cestari de Rizzo
Band 2