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Global 2022
Brazil Capital Markets
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5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Pinheiro Neto Advogados

With extensive and recognized experience in dealing with matters related to the Brazilian capital markets – mainly in handling innovative and complex transactions –, we assist domestic and foreign companies to raise funds and promote the development of their activities and of Brazil as a whole.

Over the past decades, we have participated in the most remarkable and recognized securities offerings, and in many other corporate and derivative transactions involving publicly-held companies in Brazil and abroad.

With the support of a multidisciplinary team, our capital markets practice has proven ability to handle groundbreaking transactions, ranging from very simple to the most complex scenarios.

We have developed a close relationship with publicly-held companies, main foreign law firms, investment banks, the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM), Brazilian Stock Exchange B3 S.A. - Bolsa, Brasil Balcão, the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association (ANBIMA) and other market players, and have also contributed actively to the drafting of regulations and to the development of the market.

Chambers Review

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Capital Markets - Brazil
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a pre-eminent full-service firm with a flourishing capital markets practice. It gains outstanding recognition for its ability to handle sophisticated cross-border securities transactions and it stands out for its activity on ECM mandates, advising on IPOs and follow-on offerings. It also demonstrates its prowess in the DCM arena, providing counsel on the issuance of promissory notes, debentures and green bonds. It remains a popular choice among Brazilian and international investment banks acting as arrangers and underwriters. It also acts for major corporate issuers hailing from industries such as energy, cosmetics and retail.

Notable Practitioners

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Henrique Lang
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Henrique Lang
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Band 2

Highlighted by a source for being "an experienced practitioner," Henrique Lang has a long track record in equity capital markets transactions. He is active assisting clients with IPOs, as well as high-end and cross-border follow-on transactions. "Lang is very skilled,"says an interviewee. A market commentator states: "He is very good and delivers very well."

Ricardo Russo
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Ricardo Russo
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Band 4

Ricardo Russo has significant expertise, concentrating his practice on local and international debt capital markets transactions. He is frequently mandated by major companies and financial institutions to handle global notes offerings, as well as issuance of debentures, including infrastructure debentures. He is also well equipped to assist with senior notes issuances, green bonds and other ESG-focused offerings. A source notes: "Ricardo is a skilled lawyer."

Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro
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Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro
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Band 4

Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro is recognised for his solid experience in equity capital markets mandates. He is often sought out by issuers and underwriters for advice on IPOs, follow-ons, including global offerings, and private rights offerings. A client says: "Guilherme has a lot of knowledge and experience," going on to add: "He has a very good commercial awareness, which is really helpful in the transactions,"and concludes:"He is excellent."

Fernando Zorzo
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Fernando Zorzo
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Band 3

Fernando Zorzo offers significant strength in equity capital markets transactions. An interviewee notes: "Zorzo is very skilled and easy to work with." He regularly leads IPOs, follow-ons and private rights offerings for both underwriters and issuer companies. Another source says: "He provides good-quality work."He is also active assisting with debt capital markets transactions, including senior notes and debentures issuances.

Tiago Araújo Dias Themudo Lessa
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Tiago Araújo Dias Themudo Lessa
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Band 5

Tiago Araújo Dias Themudo Lessa maintains a strong focus on agribusiness-related capital markets mandates. He is recognised for his adept handling of securitisation matters, especially offerings of agribusiness instruments (CRAs). A client says: "Tiago's work is very good. He has great knowledge of capital markets and agribusiness," and concludes: "He inspires confidence." Another interviewee notes: "Tiago is a very intelligent lawyer."

Ranked Lawyers at
Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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