Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice

Capital Markets

2 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilGlobal 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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.

What the team is known for

Esteemed full-service firm with a potent capital markets practice handling both debt and equity mandates. Equally comfortable providing counsel to domestic and multinational underwriters, as well as corporate issuers. Frequently advises on domestic and cross-border listings of debt securities, including high-value offerings of senior and subordinated notes, bonds and infrastructure debentures. Lawyers also assist with follow-on offerings of shares in Brazilian companies, as well as tender offers.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Eliana Helena de Gregório Ambrósio Chimenti is described by a market commentator as "a very experienced lawyer who is frequently seen acting on ECM deals." She has considerable expertise assisting companies from a range of industries, including retail and energy, as well as financial institutions, with the public offering of shares and fixed-income securities. A source further states: "She is knowledgeable about public tender offers and handles them very well."

"Very good" partner Gustavo Rugani do Couto e Silva is lauded by interviewees for his multidisciplinary skills. A market commentator says: "He is very intelligent and excellent in ECM."One observer adds: "He is also present in debt transactions," with another source highlighting: "He is seen on infrastructure debentures."

Department Information

This content is provided by Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice.

Overview

Since its founding, Machado Meyer has had a well-respected practice in the Brazilian capital markets. 

We participate in public offerings of shares and other securities, initial public offerings (IPOs), issuance of debt securities abroad, corporate restructuring, M&A transactions involving public companies, and going public and listing procedures. We also advise public companies on aspects of compliance with corporate law and the rules issued by regulatory authorities and self-regulatory organizations.

To properly manage the risks involved in all these operations, we rely on the advice of several practice areas such as tax, labor, regulatory, real estate, contracts, compliance, and litigation.

Our services in the capital markets area include:

  • public offerings of shares, debentures, commercial papers, and other securities in Brazil;
  • issuance of debt securities abroad;
  • initial public offerings (IPOs);
  • going public and listing processes, with registration as a public company with the Brazilian Securities Commission – CVM, and the listing of shares on BM&FBOVESPA;
  • M&A transactions involving public companies;
  • representation, advising, and defense in administrative proceedings before CVM and BM&FBOVESPA.
  • corporate and capital market advisory services for clients interested in entering the Brazilian capital market;
  • corporate restructuring, joint ventures and consortia involving public companies;
  • intragroup restructuring; and
  • repurchase of shares.

Capital Markets

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice

firm
Location

Seculum II Building

Rua José Gonçalves de Oliveira, 116, 5th floor

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01451-000

View Firm Profile

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

Capital Markets


Eliana Helena de Gregório Ambrósio Chimenti
Band 2
Gustavo Rugani do Couto e Silva
Band 5