Track record: Front-running transactional team with an impressive track record advising heavyweights such as Pátria Investimentos, Mubadala and Raízen on high-end M&A. Stands out for its excellent counsel in complex acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and private equity deals. In April, the team advised Engie on its joint $8.6 billion acquisition of 90% of gas pipeline company TAG in what is set to be Brazil’s largest M&A deal of 2019.
Team & differentiation: Consisting of five partners and 35 associates, the firm’s M&A and Corporate practice is led by renowned partners André Stocche, Fabiano Milani, Fernanda Cardoso, Flavio Meyer and Alessandra Zequi. With offices in Brasília, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, team members offer clients a deep knowledge of complex deals involving publicly-listed companies and regulatory issues.