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Capital Markets

3 ranked lawyersBand 1PortugalEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Enters the top tier of these rankings in recognition of a considerable volume of praise from clients recommending the firm for varied, sophisticated capital markets mandates. Acts on the issuer or underwriter side of individual bond issuances, updates to EMTN programmes and the establishment of ECP programmes. PLMJ has a strong reputation for its handling of capital markets issues arising as part of securitisation transactions. The practice is able to offer Lisbon-based English law expertise.

Strengths

"The lawyers have plenty of experience, are reliable, provide business-oriented advice and give great importance to their clients' needs and expectations," one client enthuses.

Others commend the practice for its "outstanding diligence, customer service and solution-focused approach."

Work highlights

Assisted EuroBic with its securitisation of a residential mortgage loan portfolio valued at approximately EUR1.25 billion.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees attest to André Figueiredo 's capacity to handle the full scope of capital markets transactions. In addition to his work on significant securitisation transactions, recent highlights include his advice on the issuance of treasury and green bonds. Interviewees highlight his "empathy, his understanding of the client's challenges and his focus on finding solutions." "He is personable, helpful and transmits confidence," states a second source.

Bruno Ferreira acts on the establishment and update of commercial paper programmes. He also assists with debt issuances carried out as part of securitisation transactions. Clients emphasize his "technical knowledge and negotiation skills."

Gonçalo dos Reis Martins represents clients in securitisations and drawdowns under EMTN programmes. He has experience in complex transactions that entail the securitisation of non-traditional assets, including TV broadcasting rights. "He continuously demonstrates very strong experience in this field, and he has a fantastic capacity to adapt to new realities," says one client. Gonçalo dos Reis Martins is both Portuguese and English law-qualified.

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Overview

PLMJ’s capital markets team covers the full spectrum of capital markets transactions, including securities, financial regulation and corporate governance and has been instrumental in some of the most complex and high value transactions of recent years.

In addition to advising on public and private offerings and IPOs, the team is increasingly well known for its work advising on securities and real estate investment funds and structuring and trading of financial instruments.  

The team acts for international companies, intermediaries and financial institutions.

To view a comprehensive list of the services we offer, visit the PLMJ website for more details - https://www.plmj.com/en/areas-of-expertise/practice-areas/capital-markets/2896/

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Capital Markets

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Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo, 43

1050-119 Lisboa,

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

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Portugal

Capital Markets


André Figueiredo
Band 2
Bruno Ferreira
Band 4
Gonçalo dos Reis Martins
Band 4