Managing Partner: Fábio P Zuanon
Senior Partners: Christian Ramos, Fábio P Zuanon
Number of partners: 5
Number of other lawyers: 30
Ramos e Zuanon Advogados was created to be a constant and valuable partner for its clients. Focusing on reaching the best results, RZ brings to the table strategic, efficient and personal legal services for its clients’ businesses and demands, always combining a high level of specialization with a dynamic and multidisciplinary approach.
Notwithstanding its multiple prizes and accolades in the Brazilian Agribusiness sector, since 2003 the law firm has been representing national and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, insurers, investment funds, as well as entrepreneurs, from all segments of the economy, from the creation of new business to the negotiation and implementation of solutions to our clients often complex demands.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
Cross border loans, trade finance, commodity finance, issuance of debt and equity securities (public offers and private placements), tender offers, securitisation, mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, investments in private equity funds (FIP), investments in receivables funds (FIDC) and investments in real estate funds (FII).
Project Finance & Infrastructure:
Structuring and negotiation of project finance transactions, public concessions and publicprivate partnerships (PPPs), as well as advice on regulatory issues (transportation, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications).
Corporate & M&A:
Corporate matters involving foreign and local investments in Brazil and Brazilian companies investing abroad, purchase and sale of companies/ assets, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, private equity transactions, consortium agreements and corporate restructurings.
Corporate tax matters, tax impacts on M&A transactions, transfer pricing rules, general tax consulting and administrative and judicial tax litigation.
Restructuring & Insolvency:
Credit recovery, restructuring and insolvency procedures, corporate, contracts and commercial litigation.
The firm offers legal advice to foreign individuals and legal entities in connection with foreign investments, joint ventures, project finance, M&A, corporate disputes, development of investment structures, reorganisations, financial products, commercial transactions, access to Brazilian capital markets, general tax advice and credit recovery.
English, Spanish, Portuguese.
RZ represents a number of the leading Brazilian and International financial institutions, investment funds and companies, in transactions across all sectors of the economy, being well recognised for its work in the agribusiness sector.
Banking & Finance: Christian de Lima Ramos
Project Finance & Infrastructure: Christian de Lima Ramos
Corporate & M&A: Christian de Lima Ramos, Maurício Higashino
Tax: Eduardo Salgado Felipe
Restructuring & Insolvency: Bruno Alexandre Gutierres, Fábio Pascual Zuanon