Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Power Department

Brazil
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Overview

Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ practice in the Brazilian energy market has developed in tandem with the sector’s restructuring. This has given the firm the necessary experience to provide efficient and outstanding advice to each client in this segment.

This market gained further momentum with the inclusion of government-owned energy companies in the National Privatization Program. Pinheiro Neto Advogados has been involved in practically all privatization processes in this sector, having created specific work groups to meet clients’ needs. Pinheiro Neto Advogados actively participates in bidding procedures for the development of new energy projects, notably biddings for new uses of hydroelectric power and construction of new transmission lines. The firm is also active in corporate restructuring transactions, providing advisory services to companies involved in the formation of joint ventures, consortia or associations and preparing the companies’ corporate documents. Our energy practice draws on the full resources of the firm, and is supported by specialists from the environmental, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, institutional and governmental relations areas, among others.