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KLA Advogados

AV. BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 1355, 18Âș ANDAR, CEP 01452-002 SÃO PAULO, SP, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3799 0000
Fax:
Fax +55 11 3799 8200
Email:
Web:
www.klalaw.com.br
Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Fernanda Levy

Tel:
Work (+55 11) 3799 8141
Email:
KLA Advogados

Work Department

Fernanda Levy has extensive experience in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets; Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions. Ms. Levy has broad experience assisting domestic and international clients with all matters concerning the Brazilian Monetary System. Her expertise comprises analysis and structuring of foreign investment transactions and capital registration with the Central Bank of Brazil and structuring and support to transactions involving the placement of securities in the domestic and international markets. She also advises clients in corporate matters, including corporate reorganizations and structuring and support to mergers & acquisitions deals.

Position

Partner at KLA Advogados

Career

- Demarest & Almeida, São Paulo, 1998-2002; KLA, 2002-to date.

Languages

English

Member

Bar Admission: Brazil (São Paulo, 2002)

Education

Faculdade de Direito da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, LLB, 2001; Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Specialist in - Capital Markets and Finance Law, 2003; Fundação Getúlio Vargas, MBA, 2008.


Brazil

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

The 'very experienced and hard-working team' at KLA Advogados provides a 'highly personalised service', according to sources. The group, which is also lauded as 'incredibly responsive', acts for a relatively even split of lenders and borrowers, with restructuring transactions standing out as a sweet spot. Among its highlights, the firm assisted Imovelweb on the restructuring of all inter-company loans contracted by the company and other companies of the group. On the regulatory side, it advised Banco Brasil Plural on the regulatory aspects of foreign-exchange transactions. The firm has also recently undertaken work for Boart Longyear, Cred-System and Standard Bank. Ricardo Higashitani, who has 'extensive and impressive legal knowledge', and Fernanda Levy co-head the department.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

KLA Advogados’ houses a ‘solid team with good expertise’, which leverages the wider firm’s impressive real estate practice to shine in property-related matters, including CRI offerings and fund issues. In a recent example of its sweet spot, Ricardo Stuber advised Hotelaria Accor, as guarantor, on Ápice Securitizadora’s R$20m CRI issuance. Ricardo Higashitani and Fernanda Levy are also key contacts.

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