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Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Luis Gustavo Haddad

Tel:
Work +55 11 3038 1010
Email:
Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados

Work Department

Corporate Law; Corporate and capital market issues; Corporate contracts; Debt Restructuring; Funding and financial markets; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A); Regulatory and Competition Authorities.

Position

Partner.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2001; International Bar Association; Turnaround Management Association – TMA.

Education

Graduated in Law from Universidade de São Paulo in 2000; Master’s Degree in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo in 2009; Doctorate Degree in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo to be completed in 2013.


Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring

Within: Bankruptcy and restructuring

Luis Gustavo Haddad heads the practice at Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados, which is instructed by creditors, shareholders, investors and debtors; it services a client base of large Brazilian companies across diverse industries, with particular expertise in the agribusiness sector. A multi-disciplinary team which included Haddad and Bruno Robert advised the controlling shareholders of an automotive components supplier on the company’s judicial restructuring. Litigator Luiz Felipe Lopes is another key contact.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

With ‘strength in depth’, the 12-lawyer team at Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados handles the full range of corporate transactional and advisory work. Its client base covers many sectors of the economy, and is increasingly international. Highlights in 2015 included acting for Brasil Norte Bebidas on an asset purchase agreement with Coca-Cola Indústrias under which the latter acquired IP rights over the Guaraná Tuchaua trade mark; Fabio de Campos Lilla and Luís Gustavo Haddad led the advice. A cross-departmental team which included Hermes Marcelo Huck, Carol Saposnic Grunkraut and Ana Carolina Barbuio Affonso advised Cabo Serviços de Telecomunicações on its sale to private equity backed Alaof Brasil Midia Holdings.

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