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João Caiado Guerreiro
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Corporate and Commercial (Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint ventures, Private Equity), Capital Markets (Equity Capital Issues, IPOs, Takeovers and other Public Offerings), Banking and Finance (Banking Regulation and Supervision, Insurance Law, Securitization and Covered Bonds) and Foreign Direct Investment.
João Caiado Guerreiro joined the firm in 1998 and is a Partner ever since. João Caiado Guerreiro is the head and coordinator of the corporate and commercial and capital markets teams. He coordinates and is a member of the banking and finance, project finance and foreign direct investment teams. João Caiado Guerreiro has been responsible for a significant number of the larger and more complex projects in his areas of practice in Portugal and abroad. He is highly experienced in M&A, advising some of the biggest national and multinational companies operating in Portugal and is the President of the Board of Directors of various large companies based in Portugal (finance, transports, parking, engineering and telecommunications, etc.). João Caiado Guerreiro has participated in several relevant transactions in the areas of project finance, securitization, investment funds and derivatives. João Caiado Guerreiro is one of the most well-known Portuguese lawyers in the areas of capital markets and M&A, a reputation earned due to his participation in major projects involving both national and international clients. João Caiado Guerreiro is considered by Chambers and Partners a "star perfomer" in the areas of Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A.
João Caiado Guerreiro’s career includes working in Millennium bcp and being Attorney at Law in J.A. Pinto Ribeiro (1991-1994), Attorney at Law and Partner in Barros, Sobral, G. Gomes (1996-1999); Partner of Caiado Guerreiro & Associados since 1999 and Director of several companies, including Olympus Group, Emparque and Chairman of the Portugal-India Chamber of Commerce. Lecturer of Labour and Commercial Law in the Lisbon University Law School (1991-1994) and Labour Law in the Superior Institute of Languages and Administration (1992-1993). Visiting Lecturer of Real Estate Law at ISCTE University in Lisbon since 2006 and Visiting Lecturer in MBA Course at Fernando Pessoa University (2008).
Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
João Caiado Guerreiro is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados) and the Brazilian Bar Association - São Paulo (OAB), International Bar Association (IBA), Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London Convocation and Kings College Alumni Association.
João Caiado Guerreiro has obtained his degree magnum cum laude in Law at Lisbon University Law School (LL.B., 1990) and has a masters degree in King's College, University of London (LL.M., 1995).
Banking and finance
Within: Banking and finance
Led by João Caiado Guerreiro, the team at Caiado Guerreiro & Associados has particular strength in the insurance sector and in transactional support matters. It recently advised on the amendment of a revolving credit facility agreement and the preparation of an EMTN programme prospectus.
Commercial, corporate and M&A
Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A
João Caiado Guerreiro and Ricardo Rodrigues Lopes are responsible for Caiado Guerreiro & Associados’ corporate, commercial and M&A practice, which advised salt and mining companies K+S and Esco on acquiring Salisal and Sopursal.
Within: Dispute resolution
The ‘creative’ team at Caiado Guerreiro & Associados includes the ‘highly professional’ Ricardo Costa Macedo, practice head Sandra Ferreira Dias and João Caiado Guerreiro. A highlight included representing KHD Humboldt Wedag in arbitration proceedings against Cimentos Liz pertaining to contractual liability.