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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Capital Markets

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

Pre-eminent full-service firm with a flourishing capital markets practice. Ascends to the top tier following outstanding recognition of its ability to handle sophisticated cross-border securities transactions. Stands out for its activity on ECM mandates, advising on IPOs and follow-on offerings. Also demonstrates its prowess in the DCM arena, providing counsel on the issuance of promissory notes, debentures and green bonds. Remains a popular choice among Brazilian and international investment banks acting as arrangers and underwriters. Also acts for major corporate issuers hailing from industries such as energy and cosmetics.

Notable practitioners

Fernando Zorzo is described by impressed sources as a "technical, very capable and highly professional lawyer." He assists companies in the energy and aviation sectors, as well as financial institutions acting as underwriters, with follow-ons and tender offers for the acquisition of shares.

Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro rises in the rankings on the back of excellent appraisal from clients. One source highlights "his ability to write legal opinions in a simple manner," while a peer comments: "He has been doing an excellent job handling matters related to the issuance and acquisition of shares." Monteiro has recently assisted syndicates of banks acting as underwriters with IPOs and issuances of debentures.

A market commentator describes Henrique Lang as "a technically excellent lawyer," while a client calls him "a reference who is very good for strategic issues." He has considerable experience advising on a variety of ECM mandates. Recent highlights include representing underwriters and corporate issuers in IPOs and follow-on offerings. He additionally assists with M&A of publicly listed companies, providing counsel on the applicable securities regulations.

A source describes Ricardo Russo as "a very experienced and technical lawyer," while another says: "He is always available and offers a very good service."He has demonstrable expertise assisting major clients with a range of debt capital markets matters, including private placements and public offerings of debentures, commercial papers and bonds. A market commentator confirms: "He has a strong DCM focus."

A client appreciates Tiago Araújo Dias Themudo Lessa 's "negotiation skills during difficult and complex situations," also highlighting "his availability to help clients and the quality of the services delivered owing to his knowledge of the sector and previous experience." A market commentator says: "He is technically excellent," while another attests: "He is very active in CRA transactions."

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Overview

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is renowned as one of the leading counsel on matters involving the Brazilian securities market, and our expert attorneys have assisted a vast array of clients (publicly-held companies, investment banks, shareholders and other market players) in some of the most sophisticated and innovative securities offerings over the last years. Pinheiro Neto Advogados also relies on its alliance with several foreign law firms to assist clients in navigating the myriad regulations of several countries to make cross-border transactions a reality. Our recognized legal acumen has allowed us to contribute actively to the drafting of recent regulations by offering efficient and practical solutions for the domestic securities market. 

Our securities market team advises clients on the following matters and operations:
Public or private offerings of stocks, depositary receipts, debentures, commercial paper, bonds and other securities, in Brazil and abroad;
Public tender offers (OPAs);
Renegotiation of debt obligations (such as debentures and commercial paper), as well as consent solicitations in bonds issues;
Registration and de-registration as a publicly-held company;
Counseling on regulations applying to publicly-held companies and on corporate governance matters;
Defenses and formal complaints in administrative proceedings underway at the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM).

Capital Markets

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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Rua Hungria, 1100

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

01455-906

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Capital Markets


Fernando Zorzo
Band 3
Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro
Band 4
Henrique Lang
Band 2
Ricardo Russo
Band 4
Tiago Araújo Dias Themudo Lessa
Band 5