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Corporate and M&A

Our team understands the value of close and hands-on services provided with dedication and availability, and in carrying out competent and collaborative legal work.

We have a multidisciplinary profile, with complementary knowledge in accounting and finance, which make it second nature for us to present creative, efficient, and appropriate solutions.

Collaboration with other areas with specialized knowledge, such as tax, regulatory, intellectual property and all other practice areas of our firm, complement our practice and consolidate the delivery of value to our clients. In addition, we have extensive experience with local or cross-border merger and acquisition transactions and structuring greenfield or brownfield projects.

Our services include:

  • Icone

    Complete legal advice on M&A transactions (involving assets, equity interests or convertible bonds), covering preliminary contracts, due diligence, structuring and defining the most appropriate and efficient legal format for the transaction, preparation and negotiation of contractual instruments, and advice after the closing of the transaction

  • Icone

    Formation of joint ventures, with preparation of association agreements, negotiation of governance and related contracts

  • Icone

    Investment, private equity, venture capital and corporate venture capital transactions

  • Icone

    Structuring and advice on private placement and via private capital increase of publicly-held or privately-held companies

  • Icone

    Advice on IPO processes, listing and admission to trading of securities in the basic segment or in differentiated segments of corporate governance (such as Novo Mercado, Levels 1 and 2 and Bovespa Mais) at B3 S.A. – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão (B3), public offerings for the distribution of securities (IPOs and follow-ons) and public offerings for the acquisition of shares (OPAs)

  • Icone

    Strategic advice for IPO readiness, including the review and rationalization of the group’s corporate structure from the corporate and tax points of view, corporate governance, ESG and sustainability practices, the review of shareholders’ agreements and protection against hostile acquisition of control and the resolution of certain liabilities and equity confusion

  • Icone

    Legal advice on transactions involving fundraising via Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), including the SPAC IPO for the acquisition of an operating company and De-SPAC with the consequent conversion of the acquired company into a publicly held company

  • Icone

    Legal advice and the definition of the strategy for the acquisition of control of a company without an identified controlling shareholder, as well as for protection against the hostile acquisition of control of a publicly held company

  • Icone

    Corporate reorganizations of publicly held or privately held companies, such as spin-off, merger, incorporation, contributions, transfer of assets and roll up of equity interests, as well as advice on corporate matters in general

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    Development, analysis, and implementation of corporate restructuring projects for greater operational or tax efficiency, including implementation of succession and equity plans

  • Icone

    Advice on share-based compensation plans, structuring of partnership programs, share repurchase plans, investment, and divestment plans

  • Icone

    Advice on aspects related to corporate governance, with preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements, internal policies, regulations and codes of conduct and indemnity agreements

  • Icone

    Corporate and capital market consulting to publicly held companies, including compliance with rules of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), B3 and other regulatory and self-regulatory bodies, including responses to consultations and preparation of opinions

  • Icone

    Advice to regulated parties in the defense in administrative proceedings initiated by CVM, B3 and the Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Market Entities (ANBIMA), in the preparation of responses to official letters or in the implementation of preventive measures of litigation, in joint action with the criminal area, as the case may be

  • Icone

    Participation in shareholders’ meetings and general meetings of publicly held and privately held companies

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    Acting in corporate, judicial and arbitration conflicts

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    Leading courses, workshops and training on corporate law topics of publicly held, privately held companies and capital markets

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