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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Capital Markets

5 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Prestigious full-service firm with a stellar practice advising on all types of securities instruments. Remains a market leader for equity work,  representing prestigious clients in IPOs and follow-on offerings  Deep bench is regularly sought out by major national and international investment banks as well as corporate issuers. Also has a vibrant DCM practice, routinely providing counsel on private placements and public offerings of promissory notes and debentures. Expertise extends to complex securitisation transactions involving agribusiness and real estate receivables certificates. Banco Pan, Vigor and COFRA Holding are new client wins.

Strengths

One client values the firm's bench strength, noting: "I like working with them; the partners and the senior associates are very quick and thorough in their work. Furthermore, their junior lawyers do not make mistakes."

Another interviewee asserts: "They are my preference for ECM - I love working with all of their lawyers."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Vivara as issuer and selling shareholders, on its BRL2 billion IPO.

Notable practitioners

A client says Bruno Mastriani Simões Tuca is "very thoughtful and quick to address problems that appear in the course of capital markets operations in a very objective manner." A market commentator further attests: "He is a very good and intelligent lawyer with experience handling DCM transactions, as well as securitisations."

An interviewee says Caio Cossermelli "handled a matter involving the issuance of debentures extremely well from a technical standpoint."Another source highlights his ability to handle complex issuances of promissory notes, attesting: "He knows the market and its players well," and adding: "He is a good negotiator and maintains good relationships with the counterparty." Cossermelli also assists clients with IPOs and follow-ons.

Jean Marcel Arakawa is considered "a point of reference in the field" by an interviewee who adds: "He is very good, experienced and one of the most important lawyers in terms of level of activity."He maintains a leading position in the ranking owing to his vast amount of experience advising underwriters and bookrunners, as well as corporate issuers, on large ECM deals, including IPOs. An observer confirms: "He is technically excellent, the number one lawyer in ECM," while another interviewee attests: "He is an extremely knowledgeable and hands-on professional."

Marina Anselmo Schneider is a well-regarded partner with a solid track record assisting clients with a range of capital markets mandates. A market commentator attests: "She is very active handling DCM deals." Another source further describes her as "an excellent lawyer who is very hands-on and present in the day-to-day running of the deals." Her broad practice also encompasses bank and project finance mandates.

Vanessa Fiusa moves up the rankings this year due to her demonstrable level of expertise assisting both issuers and underwriters with securities offerings. She receives solid endorsement from clients, with one interviewee applauding her skill and versatility, saying: "She is capable of handling many complex operations such as follow-ons, IPOs and OPAs."Another interviewee agrees, noting:"She executes ECM transactions well."

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Overview

Mattos Filho is a pioneer in structuring innovative transactions in the Brazilian market and has extensive experience with complex transactions and IPOs in the local and international markets.

Stock market and publicly-held companies: We act as legal advisors in the structuring of capital markets transactions involving shares or capital instruments, representing investment banks, issuers and offerors, local and international. We also provide local advisory services to publicly-held companies or companies planning to go public.

Debt and financing: As legal advisors, we assist financial institutions, publicly-held and privately-held companies and investment banks in structuring all types of banking or capital markets financing, in the local and international markets, including structured finance and debt restructuring.

Securitization: Counsel to investment banks, structurers and originators of receivables on securitization transactions across all industry sectors.

Capital Markets Department

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

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Al. Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01403-001

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Capital Markets


Bruno Mastriani Simões Tuca
Band 5
Caio Cossermelli
Band 4
Jean Marcel Arakawa
Band 1
Marina Anselmo Schneider
Band 3
Vanessa Fiusa
Band 3