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Corporate/M&A
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Provided by Carlos José Rolim de Mello

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Practice Areas

M&A, Private Equity, Corporate Law and Capital Markets.

Career

Carlos Mello is a recognized specialist in M&A, Corporate Governance and Private Equity throughout Brazil. He has participated in major and complex transactions in Brazil and, such as the sale of BRF’s dairy assets to Parmalat, the acquisition of Companhia Providência by a Blackstone funded company and the acquisition of Ipiranga by Ultrapar. Mr. Mello has also advised a number of pharmaceutical companies in a variety of M&A, private equity in commercial transactions in the last couple of years.

Prior to opening Souza, Mello e Torres, Carlos headed the M&A practice of Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados where he stayed for over 20 years. His international experience includes working as an associate at Chadbourne & Parke LLP and at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, both in New York.

Professional Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Chapter (OAB/SP).

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Corporate/M&A - Brazil
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Band 2

Co-name partner Carlos José Rolim de Mello is valued by an interviewee saying:“He is very helpful and dedicated.” Another source reports: “Carlos understands the client’s needs and works closely with his clientele.”He is experienced assisting with corporate investments and is often retained to act on M&A operations. Market observers highlight his pre-eminence in the field, stating that “Mello has an expressive presence in corporate mandates.”

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