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TozziniFreire Advogados

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Full-service firm with a solid capital markets practice providing counsel to a strong roster of banking clients acting as underwriters. Also represents important corporate issuers. Notable activity assisting with a variety of debt securities placements, including promissory notes, green bonds and public offerings of debentures, often in the context of financing or refinancing infrastructure projects. Also handles securitisations, in particular agribusiness receivables certificates.

Strengths

A client applauds "their ability to negotiate with counterparties, their commitment to ensuring the transaction is completed within the timeframe, and their knowledge of structured finance."

Work highlights

Advised Banco Itaú, Banco Bradesco, Banco Santander and Banco Votorantim as underwriters on the issuance of local green bonds by AES Tietê Energia. The offering raised BRL2.2 billion.

Notable practitioners

An interviewee reports that practice head Alexei Bonamin "looks for solutions that enable the deal to progress and the best result to be achieved for the client." He frequently handles DCM mandates, advising underwriters and issuers on public offerings of debentures and green bonds. He also assists with agribusiness receivables certificates, with a peer confirming: "He is very active in securitisations."

Interviewees highlight Fabíola Cavalcanti for her experience advising on equity offerings, with one source saying: "She is good at handling ECM operations." A market commentator applauds "her good negotiation skills,"while a client additionally highlights "her ability to handle complex matters." She also assists clients with the issuance of debentures.

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Overview

TozziniFreire has a strong presence in capital markets and a long tradition of structuring complex operations both in Brazil and abroad. Our team’s knowledge extends over the whole range of securities, with particular expertise in public offerings.

Our team has proven experience in the most diverse matters, including compliance with the National Monetary Council (CMN), Securities Commission (CVM), Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Markets Entities (ANBIMA), and Brazilian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital (ABVCAP) regulations; financial compliance and investigation; publicly-traded companies; public offering (IPO and follow-on); Share Acquisition Public Offer (OPA); debentures; promissory notes; Agribusiness Receivables Certificates (CRA); Real Estate Receivables Certificates (CRI); financial bills; Guaranteed Real Estate Bonds (LIG); Structured Operations Certificates (COE); cross-border issuances (bonds, notes, DRs, EETC); investment funds (ICVM 555); alternative investment funds (FIDC, FIP, FII, ETF); pension funds; processes that have been sanctioned by the CVM and the Financial Activity Control Council (COAF); as well as appeals before the National Financial System Appeals Council (CRSFN). We have experience working with underwriters; securities portfolio administrators; resource managers; securitization companies; custodians; security brokers (CTVM); securities distributors (DTVM); securities consultants.

Members

Bonamin, Alexei (Head of Department)

Cavalcanti, Fabíola

de Araujo Cintra, Antonio Felix

de Vargas Maluf, Luiz Rafael

Ferreira, Kenneth

Rabello, Gustavo

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

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Forestry & Paper

Mining & Metals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

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Capital Markets Department

TozziniFreire Advogados

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Department location

Rua Borges Lagoa 1328

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04038-904

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Brazil

Capital Markets


Alexei Bonamin
Band 4
Fabíola Cavalcanti
Band 5