Madrona Advogados

São Paulo - SP Office

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Partners: Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr., Juliano Rotoli Okawa, Igor Nascimento de Souza, Rosane Menezes Lohbauer, Marcelo Cosac, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, João Carlos Toledo, Eduardo Tristão, Nair Veras Saldanha, Luciana Renouard, Priscilla Carbone, Rodrigo Machado.
Number of other lawyers: 66
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Madrona Advogados started its activities in 2015 with a group of seven highly experienced partners, all recommended by several national and international publications. It currently has 11 partners who have received recognition for their achievements in their practice areas by Chambers and Partners throughout the years, in both the Global and the Latin American editions. The firm focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial law, and infrastructure, and have a strong performance in tax, real estate, civil litigation, and labour law. The firm’s motivation is to understand the times, invest in people, and work so that clients reach their goals, always ethically and responsibly. With a team of over 90 legal professionals with great experience, the members of Madrona Advogados are aligned with the principles and objectives that it has set out to achieve.

Main Areas of Practice:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate & Contracts
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Project Finance
Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law
Mediation & Arbitration
International Trade
Real Estate
Corporate Governance
Debt Restructuring (Extrajudicial & Judicial)
Estate Planning
Real Estate Finance
Intellectual Property

Corporate & M&A:
Advice on general corporate and M&A transactions including complex local and cross-border deals, listings on the Brazilian stock exchanges, joint ventures, restructuring, leveraged buyouts involving public or private entities and privatisations.

Banking & Finance:
Comprehensive background in banking and finance, advising banks and other financial institutions, issuers and governments on local and cross-border finance transactions across all sectors, including leveraged finance, bilateral and syndicated loans, regulatory and financial structuring, real estate finance, high yield, trade finance, debt restructuring and asset finance.

Capital Markets:
The team handles debt, equity, equity-linked, regulatory capital, alternative capital finance, high yield, tender and exchange offers, public company representation, broker dealer matters, derivatives and structured financings.

Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law:
Advice on the contractual relation of private entities with government authorities, legal issues related to the business activities in regulated environments, structuring of infrastructure projects, acting in the modeling of public service concessions, public-private partnerships, permits, licenses, authorisations and other appropriate contractual structures.

The tax team has extensive expertise across all tax aspects of corporate transactional, finance, capital markets, international tax planning, mergers, acquisitions, structuring of inward and cross-border investments, contentious, real estate, establishment of investment funds, joint ventures, restructurings.

Real Estate:
Expertise in all aspects of real estate sector work, including M&A, real estate investments, capital markets (issue of mortgage backed securities and shares of real estate funds), development and leasing advice, built to suit, sale and leasebacks, joint ventures, financing and tax, construction, planning and zoning advice and real estate-related disputes.

Litigation & Arbitration:
The firm team has extensive experience in commercial contracts, private and treaty arbitrations and civil litigations involving a range of local and international clients and complex disputes, as well as in the review of potential liabilities in commercial, M&A, finance, real estate, infrastructure and regulatory matters in transactions where the firm acts for its clients to safeguard their potential liabilities.

Restructuring & Insolvency:
The restructuring and insolvency team has extensive experience in debt restructuring and rescheduling, debt in possession (DIP) finance, equity capital raising, distressed sale of assets and M&A activity, formal insolvency procedures and contingency planning and insolvency litigation.

The firm’s clients include national and foreign clients in a broad range of sectors, including private equity and venture capital, banks and financial services, energy and natural resources, agribusiness, food and beverage, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, real estate, third sector, transport and logistics.

Practice Area Contacts:
■ Mergers & Acquisitions:

Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Nair Veras Saldanha
Corporate & Contracts:
Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Nair Veras Saldanha
Banking & Finance:
Marcelo Cosac, Ricardo Madrona
Capital Markets:
Marcelo Cosac, Ricardo Madrona, Nair Veras Saldanha
■ Project Finance:
Marcelo Cosac, José Luis Camargo Jr, Rosane Menezes Lohbauer
■ Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law:
Rosane Menezes Lohbauer, Rodrigo Machado
Juliano Rotoli Okawa, Igor Nascimento de Souza
Mediation & Arbitration:
Ricardo Madrona, João Carlos Toledo
International Trade:
Juliano Rotoli Okawa, Igor Nascimento de Souza
Real Estate:
José Luis Camargo Jr., Eduardo Tristão
■ Compliance:
Milena Coimbra Mazzini
■ Corporate Governance:
Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Nair Veras Saldanha, Danilo Mininel, Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr.
■ Litigation:

João Carlos Toledo
Debt Restructuring (Extrajudicial & Judicial):
João Carlos Toledo, Marcelo Cosac
Priscilla Carbone
João Carlos Toledo
José Luis Camargo Jr., Marcelo Cosac
Danilo Mininel
Estate Planning:
Ricardo Madrona, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Igor Nascimento de Souza, Juliano Rotoli Okawa
Rosane Menezes Lohbauer
Real Estate Finance:
Marcelo Cosac
Marcelo Cosac
Intellectual Property:
Luciana Renouard