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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR, SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 3150 7000
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www.machadomeyer.com

Adriana Pallis

Tel:
Work +55 11 3150 7064
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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Work Department

M&A and private equity / Capital markets / Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Specialist in Corporate Law, corporate governance, securities regulation, and in M&A involving public companies and cross border transactions.
She has recognized experience in structuring and implementation of high complexity corporate reorganizations, equity investments and tender offer procedures, as well as in the legal assistance in the representation of companies and investors in administrative proceedings and consultations at the Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission).
She also acts in the structuring of businesses and establishment of companies, joint ventures, consortia, associations, and other forms of businesses and in advising on foreign investments in Brazil.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar and member of American Bar Association (ABA).

Education

Received her LL.B from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and postgraduation degree in Corporate Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.


Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

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Adriana Pallis - Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Within: Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

A ‘well-known and hands-on’ firm, Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados achieves a balance between domestic and international transactions, with a focus on high-end and high-visibility deals. Following an internal restructuring, the firm has a merged M&A, capital markets and corporate finance practice under the overall leadership of Nei Schilling Zelmanovits, who works alongside practice co-heads specialising in M&A, private equity and publicly traded companies. Adriana Pallis now heads the corporate law and corporate governance practice. The firm’s full-service offering allows the team to draw on expertise in areas including tax, real estate, labour and infrastructure. A combined tax and M&A team led by Guilherme Bueno Malouf, José Ribeiro do Prado Júnior and Gustavo Rugani advised ArcelorMittal on its agreement with Votorantim to combine their long steel businesses; under the agreement, Votorantim will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ArcelorMittal and will hold a minority stake in ArcelorMittal. The firm also advised Petrobras on the contracts for an alliance with Total, a significant deal within Petrobras’ divestment programme; Arthur Bardawil Penteado, Daniel Szyfman and Elie Sherique led the team. Mauro Cesar Leschziner and Gabriela Falcão Vieira are also recommended along with Luciana Costa Engelberg, who was promoted to partner in 2017.

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