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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

Gonçalo dos Reis Martins

Tel:
Work +(351) 213 197 300
Email:
Web:
www.plmj.com/en/equipa_detail.php?cat=SOC&aID=17378
PLMJ

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Gonçalo dos Reis Martins is Partner in PLMJ since 2016. He has more than 15 years in banking and finance and capital markets areas, and a significant expertise in securitisation, debt capital markets, asset finance transactions, syndicated lending, cross border provision of investment services and sale of financial products and financial services regulatory issues. Gonçalo dos Reis Martins regularly advises both leading international banks and financial institutions and Portuguese originators.

Languages

Portuguese, English, German and Spanish

Member

Union International des Avocats - Secretary of the Banking Law Commission since 2013; Law Society of England and Wales since 2007; Portuguese Bar Association

Education

Law degree from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2002; Doctorate and master's from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2004; Postgraduate in financial regulation from the European Institute of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 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: 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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