Solid department frequently instructed by domestic and international financial institutions and companies from the construction, transportation and energy sectors to advise on the structuring and financing of projects. Also highly regarded for assisting with a range of related contracts, including EPC, O&M and supply agreements. Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro, Marlim Azul Energia and BRK Ambiental are new client wins.
An interviewee attests: "They respond quickly and are knowledgeable about the market," adding: "They can implement different structures that are not only legal but also commercial."
Assisted Banco Itaú BBA with Eneva's third issuance of infrastructure debentures for the purpose of natural gas exploration and development of a thermoelectric project.
Co-head of department Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli is appreciated by clients due to his negotiation abilities, with one of them saying: "He has good persuasion skills and a conciliatory approach to problems," adding: "He finds solutions that work for both sides whenever there are disagreements, thus promoting the closing of the deal."
According to a client, department co-head Rodnei Iazzetta provides "an excellent service," adding: "He is a technically skilled lawyer who responds quickly." Iazzetta assists some of the key clients of the department with the structuring of projects.
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We advise local and international companies on every phase of infrastructure and industrial plant projects, having taken an active part in some of the most important public and private greenfield projects in Brazil in recent times, including Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).
We advise on implementation and financing of infrastructure projects from different sectors , such as electricity, telecommunications, oil and gas, steel, mining, transport, ports, airports, shipbuilding, aviation and sanitation.
We count on teams able to advise clients on site, which provides us with an intimate knowledge of a project and allows us to quickly act in response to the special characteristics and the priorities of each case. This feature of our service gives us substantial efficiency to negotiate and manage contracts and claims, work together with our clients‘ technical and commercial staff, and deal with government agencies.
Regarding financial matters, our team has wide experience in providing legal advice to creditors and entrepreneurs, both Brazilian and foreign, in every type of infrastructure fundraising.