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Demarest Advogados

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Andre Alarcon

Work +55 11 3356 1821
Demarest Advogados

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance and Reinsurance




André is a corporate attorney with over 15 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance. Also acts as head of the German Desk of Demarest.


English, Spanish, German.


Member of the German-Brazil Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK).


He earned a LL.M. in Corporate and Insurance Law from the Queen Mary University of London and obtained his LL.B. from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP).


Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

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

A step ahead’, the ‘high-quality’ team at Demarest Advogadosworks in partnership with its clients’. It has established itself as a leading firm for high-end M&A in Brazil, and is home to a number of internationally experienced lawyers who can handle multi-jurisdictional transactions. The firm has several international desks; as part of its focus on German companies doing business in the country, a specialist German desk was set up in 2010 under the supervision of André Alarcon, and the firm also has a longstanding Korean desk and a Chinese desk, established in 2014. It has also been expanding its private equity work, attracting new instructions from several private equity firms during 2017. In compliance, the firm has established a multidisciplinary group which combines expertise in anti-corruption, criminal law, competition law, public law and infrastructure; Fabyola En Rodrigues and Bruno Drago are key contacts. Among its recent transactional highlights, Thiago Barbosa Sandim advised Deere & Company on the acquisition of German-headquartered company Wirtgen Group. In other global deals, the highly rated Luciana Cossermelli Tornovsky advised Dell EMC on the Brazilian aspects of the $1.62bn sale of its enterprise content division to Open Text Corporation. Lucas Tavares Bueno, Paulo Coelho da Rocha, Gonçalo Capela Godinho, Ana Carolina Botto Audi, Thiago Rodrigues Maia and the ‘very experienced and hands-on’ José Setti Diaz are other names to note. 2018 saw Joyl Gondim and Guilherme Vieira da Silva join from Azevedo Sette Advogados and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, respectively.

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Within: Insurance

The insurance and reinsurance department at Demarest Advogados is led by highly experienced partner Marcia Cicarelli Barbosa de Oliveira. She and senior associate Laura Pelegrini represented Chubb Seguros in litigation brought by an oil company claiming for the retrospective and prospective review of an insurance premium. The firm also stands out for its insurance-sector corporate and M&A practice, which is headed by André Alarcon. Senior associate Camila Affonso Prado is another key member of the team.

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