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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Investment Funds

2 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly respected department enjoying an enviable reputation in the local and international investment funds market. Team maintains a growing presence in the sector advising major sponsors on the structuring of innovative investment vehicles, as well as related fund-raising transactions. Well versed in the full range of instruments, including private equity, receivables and exchange traded funds. Typical mandates also include high-stakes negotiations between funds' LP and GP. SoftBank is a new client.

Strengths

Interviewees praise the firm's international footprint: "The investment funds team is knowledgeable not only of national but also international investment structures, which allows them to be one of the few local firms that can fulfil the needs of foreign clients."

Work highlights

Advised the World Bank on the structuring and offering of quotas of an issuer-driven ETF.

Notable practitioners

Caio Ferreira Silva attracts widespread praise: "I instruct him with complex transactions because he is creative and knowledgeable of investment funds regulations and corporate governance," reports a commentator, while another confirms: "I really enjoyed working with him in the development of a new product that required thorough regulatory assessment." He assists sponsors and investors with the full range of structured fund mandates. "Caio combines impressive knowledge with an innovative and entrepreneurial attitude," concludesa client.

Market commentators are quick to recognise partner Enrico Bentivegna 's strength in connection with commercial and credit rights funds. He is routinely called upon by key fund managers to assist with the formation and capitalisation of investment vehicles through the public and private issuance of quotas. Bentivegna is additionally qualified to provide counsel on matters related to real estate and private equity funds.

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Brazil

Investment Funds


Caio Ferreira Silva
Band 3
Enrico Bentivegna
Band 3