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Pinheiro Guimarães – Advogados

AV RIO BRANCO 181, 27TH FLOOR, 20040-918 RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 4501 5000
Fax:
Fax +55 21 4501 5025
Email:
Web:
www.pinheiroguimaraes.com.br
Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Fábio Yanitchkis Couto

Tel:
Work +55 21 4501 5000
Email:
Pinheiro Guimarães – Advogados

Work Department

Rio de Janeiro office.

Position

Key partner of the Banking and Finance, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Trade Finance departments.

Career

Qualified 2001 in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and 2004 in New York. Foreign Associate at Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, 2004-2006. Joined the firm 1998, becoming partner in 2006.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Brazilian Bar Association (2001, Rio de Janeiro; 2009, São Paulo) New York State Bar Association (2004).

Education

Colégio Israelita Brasileiro A. Liessin, Rio de Janeiro (B.A.); University of State of Rio de Janeiro Law School, Rio de Janeiro (LL.B., 2000); The University of Chicago Law School (LL.M., 2004).


Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring

Within: Bankruptcy and restructuring

Pinheiro Guimarães – Advogados is a strong and well-established name in the market. Combining its expertise in banking and litigation, it has broad experience in bankruptcy-related work, where it is engaged by leading financial institutions. Francisco José Pinheiro Guimarães and Sérgio Ramos Yoshino are instructed in relation to the restructuring of Estre Ambiental’s R$1.9bn debt, acting for creditors Banco BTG Pactual, Banco Santander and Itaú Unibanco. In a cross-border matter involving Luxemburg and the US, a team led by Eduardo Augusto Mattar, Marcelo Lamy Rego and Renata Machado Veloso is representing certain entities controlled by Brookfield Renewable in the judicial reorganisation of Tonon Bioenergia and affiliated companies. Ivie Moura Alves and Fábio Yanitchkis Couto are other key names in the São Paulo office, and are recommended alongside the highly regarded Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães Neto in Rio de Janeiro.

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