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PLMJ

AV. FONTES PEREIRA DE MELO, 43, 1050-119 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 319 73 00
Fax:
Fax +351 21 319 74 00
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com
Faro, Lisbon, Luanda, Maputo, Oporto

André Figueiredo

Tel:
Work +(351) 213 197 300
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com/en/equipa_detail.php?cat=SOC&aID=10911
PLMJ

Work Department

Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A

Position

Partner, Head of Capital Markets Team

Career

André Figueiredo is Partner in PLMJ and heads of Capital Markets Team since 2015. He has over 15 years’ experience in large-scale, complex capital markets and corporate finance transactions, both in the equity segment (IPOs, rights issues, block sales) and in the debt segment (including sovereign debt, structured debt and securitization). André has been involved in numerous cross-border financing transactions, including high yield bonds and preference share issues. He has also advised on banking resolution, restructuring and insolvency matters.

Languages

Portuguese and English

Member

Portuguese Bar Association

Education

Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2001; Postgraduate in securities law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2003; LLM in corporate law from New York University, 2003-2004; PhD in private law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2012


Portugal

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

The ‘very dedicated’ and ‘strong’ team at PLMJ advised the European Investment Bank on a €300m risk-sharing instrument with BPI involving a credit portfolio of new loans to SMEs, and acted for REN and REN Finance as borrowers in the €150m term facility agreement with the China Development Bank. Both matters were led by the recommended André Figueiredo. Hugo Rosa Ferreira and Gonçalo dos Reis Martins advised CGD - Caixa Geral de Depósitos on its €800m portfolio sale of NPLs as part of the divesting plan imposed on the client by the European Central Bank. Bruno Ferreira ‘makes a real effort to understand the client’s business’. Rodrigo Formigal left to join Abreu Advogados in July 2018.

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Capital markets

Within: Next Generation Partners

André Figueiredo - PLMJ

Within: Capital markets

PLMJ' team ‘sets a fast pace’ and is led by practice head André Figueiredo, whose ‘remarkable technical knowledge’ and ‘capacity to adapt to different contexts’ and ‘see the bigger picture’ set him apart. He advised the Portuguese Sovereign Debt Agency (IGCP) on the €4bn issuance of sovereign notes by the Republic of Portugal. ‘Solution-driven’ and ‘experiencedBruno Ferreira assisted MFS Investment Management, as target minority shareholder, in the takeover of EDP Renováveis by EDP. Gonçalo dos Reis Martins and senior associate Alexandre Norinho de Oliveira are also recommended.

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