Warde Advogados’ skilled professionals combine an active legal practice with a continuous stream of academic work, having developed works with key governmental authorities (“The Rescue Plan for the National Infrastructure Project”), co-authored project bills (Bill No. 4,303 - “Special Regime of Simplified Corporations”) and published several books and articles providing useful material to law professionals and authorities.
Warde Advogados advises banks/syndicates and domestic and international companies on project finance, working capital finance, refinance and drafting and negotiating agreements of infrastructure projects (e.g., EPC and O&M).
Our projects team also advises Brazilian and foreign companies on public biddings (RFP), “cross-border” finance, asset purchase deals in distressed scenarios and assists clients with regulatory matters and legal due diligence of infrastructure projects
Corporate and M&A
Warde Advogados is counsel in complex M&A transactions involving multiple Brazilian and foreign parties on behalf of sellers and purchasers, drafting and negotiating Portuguese and English documents. These transactions normally involve the acquisition or merger of equity interests, assets or companies coupled or not with investments or private equity, within and outside a stress scenario.
The firm also works in corporate reorganizations creating alternative corporate and financial structures to fit different profiles and specific needs of clients.
The firm drafts agreements among shareholders, structures public offerings of securities with ‘restricted efforts’ and private offerings; adapts corporate structures to legal requirements of regulated markets; develops strategies to protect the interests of minority shareholders within and outside the context of shareholding activism; develops strategies to protect the company from the abuse of minority shareholders; advises companies’ management (boards of directors and officers) and advisory committees; participates in shareholders’ meetings of non-listed and public listed companies.