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Carlos Barbosa Mello

São Paulo - SP, Brazil Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets , Corporate/M&A: The Elite
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Capital Markets - Brazil

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Managing partner Carlos Barbosa Mello heads the firm's corporate finance practice and maintains a top position in the rankings due to outstanding recognition from the market for his equity capital markets expertise. He has experience advising both issuers and underwriters on cross-border public offerings, with a client stating: "He is one of the most important corporate and capital markets lawyers in Brazil." Another commentator attests: "He is an excellent negotiator who is very knowledgeable about CVM."
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Corporate/M&A: The Elite - Brazil

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Managing partner Carlos Barbosa Mello is described as "a spectacular lawyer" by one interviewee. He maintains an enviable transactional practice, advising multinational clients on high-end M&A deals, often involving publicly listed companies. One interviewee praises "his hands-on approach to matters." Another source remarks: "He has in-depth technical knowledge and is a very business-oriented and respected lawyer," adding: "He always suggests creative solutions to problems."
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Partner | Carlos is Lefosse Advogados’ Managing Partner and has acted as leading counsel on several of the most important equity deals in Brazil in the past years and has used his insight into listed corporations and their regulatory experience to develop a wider and successful practice covering M&A and private equity. Clients rely on Carlos for his international experience, the ability to understand financing, capital markets and corporate issues. He worked as an associate at Milbank, Tweed Hadley & McCloy, in New York.

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Bachelors in Law degree from University of São Paulo; Masters in Law degree (LL.M) Columbia University. Admitted to the New York State Bar Association.

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Carlos Barbosa Mello

Lefosse Advogados

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