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What the team is known for Accomplished banking and finance department offering deep insight into matters concerning the Brazilian market especially. Regular counsel to a roster of significant banks and corporate borrowers looking for assistance with debt restructuring and corporate and trade finance transactions.
Strengths Praising their regional expertise, one source affirms: "It is great having New York counsel who are very qualified in the legal sense, but who also understand the cultural side as well."
Work highlights Advised Commerzbank on two pre-export finance facilities for Fitesa Não-Tecidos and Amaggi Group.
Antonio Piccirillo enjoys a good reputation for his knowledge of the Brazilian market, with one client saying: "He really knows how these finance operations work in Brazil and really understands the bank's clients, which facilitates the whole deal." He advises both lenders and borrowers on significant trade and corporate finance matters.
David Fenwick is well regarded for his Latin American finance work, with one interviewee reporting: "I have a lot of respect for him and he does very well." He has a solid practice advising regional banks and corporate borrowers on corporate and trade finance deals.