DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Santos Neto Advogados

Agribusiness

1 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Market-leading department with an outstanding reputation for its ability to handle sophisticated agribusiness mandates. Trusted counsel to prestigious financial institutions and merchant firms engaging in complex finance transactions, including syndicated loans, export prepayment facilities and receivables certificates. Also assists clients with debt restructuring mandates, securitisation and the drafting of sales contracts. RB Capita and XP Investimentos are new client wins.

Strengths

One client reveals: "They are one of the most responsive firms we work with. They are very business-driven and able to assist with not only the legal point of view but also the possible business consequences of each deal."

Full of praise for the firm's service, one source highlights "the knowledge and availability of the partners and their pro-deal attitude while always defending the interests of the client."

Work highlights

Assisted XP Investimentos with the securitisation of Usina Coruripe's agribusiness receivables via issuance of receivables certificates.

Notable practitioners

Name partner Domicio dos Santos Neto is recognised for his exceptional knowledge of agribusiness matters, with one source describing him as "the biggest reference in the agribusiness sector." He is routinely instructed by significant domestic and international financial institutions and merchant companies to advise on trade finance mandates, syndicated loans and receivables certificates. Quick to praise his practice, one client says: "I haven't got a bad word to say about him; he really is fantastic."

Department Information

This content is provided by Santos Neto Advogados.

Overview

SNA has a highly specialized team in providing legal advice, consulting and litigation, related to issues inherent to this very important sector of the Brazilian economy. Given the specificity of the area and amplitude of matters that it raises, the activities of the firm integrate all of other sectors of activities for the complete solution of issues related to such very complex chain of economic activities. The services we provide include, inter alia, the following:

  • Legal advice in corporate transactions and/or M&A involving companies and other players integrated into the agribusiness chain;
    Legal advice to agribusiness companies willing to negotiate their securities in stock exchanges;
  • Structuring transactions bounded or formalized by agribusiness instruments such as Rural Product Certificates (Cédula de Produto Rural – CPR), Agricultural Deposit Certificates and Agricultural Warrant (Certificado de Depósito Agropecuário e Warrant Agropecuário – CDA/WA), Agribusiness Letter of Credit (Letra de Crédito do Agronegócio – LCA), Agribusiness Credit Rights Certificate (Certificado de Direitos Creditórios do Agronegócio – CDCA), among others;
  • Structuring securitization transactions and establishment of investment funds linked to agribusiness assets and credit rights, including, without limitation, issuance of Agribusiness Receivables Certificates (Certificados de Recebíveis do Agronegócio – CRA).

Members
Agribusiness Department

Santos Neto Advogados

firm
Department location

Rua Fidêncio Ramos, 195, 11º andar

Vila Olimpia

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04551-010

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Agribusiness


Domicio dos Santos Neto
Band 1