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Felsberg Advogados

AV. CIDADE JARDIM, 803, 5Âș ANDAR, EDIFÍCIO CIDADE JARDIM, SÃO PAULO, SP 01453-000, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3141 9100
Web:
https://www.felsberg.com.br

Brazil

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados, under the lead of senior partner Maria da Graça Pedretti, is particularly recommended for project finance.

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Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 1

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados is well regarded for its debtor-side practice, and continues to represent domestic and international companies in high-value reorganisation cases. It acted for Tonon Group in a court-supervised proceeding to restructure its $750m debt; Thomas Benes Felsberg, Paulo Fernando Campana Filho and Pedro Henrique Torres Bianchi took lead roles. On the creditor side, the team acted for an ad hoc group of bondholders in the reorganisation proceeding of Aralco. Distressed M&A also features in the department’s workload.

Leading lawyers

Thomas Benes Felsberg - Felsberg Advogados

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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Merger review cases are an area of focus at Felsberg Advogados, with the firm’s active corporate and M&A practice generating a steady stream of instructions. The team also advises clients on the strength and viability of corporate and commercial agreements from an antitrust and economic law perspective, as well as handling a range of behavioural matters. Evy Cynthia Marques is a key contact, and recently acted for BR Capital – Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários in administrative proceedings that centred on the use of a radius clause.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados’ corporate department includes four partners and a sizeable pool of associates, many of whom have international experience and ties. Well-versed in advising on the full life-cycle of companies, from incorporation and day-to-day corporate governance issues to acquisitions and sales, the team has a varied client base that includes a number of foreign companies. Claudia Maniaci Salim advised a major German company on the purchase of three Brazilian targets. João Carlos Anderson, Maria da Graça de Brito Vianna Pedretti and Evy Cynthia Marques are also key contacts.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados has a standout solid waste practice, acting for Electrolux, Estre Ambiental and numerous industry associations. A recent highlight was advising Motorola Solutions on the environmentally compliant management of electronic equipment and its components. The environmental licensing of projects and the handling of contaminated areas are also key areas, with Toyota a major client. Team head Fabricio Soler is ‘well prepared, concise and experienced’, with a practice extending to criminal environmental matters.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados regularly advises distressed sponsors and projects. Maria da Graça is recommended for project financing, while Daniel Engel and Fåbio Luiz Peduto Sertori are noted for their experience in infrastructure projects. Clients include Gransolar Group and Companhia Energética de São Paulo.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Felsberg Advogados

Real estate finance is an area of focus for Felsberg Advogados. It also has a strong reputation in insolvency, and assists clients in relation to the real estate aspects of reorganisations and the sale of distressed property assets. Fernanda Costa do Amaral heads the practice.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 4

Felsberg Advogados

Corporate partner Evy Marques leads the team at Felsberg Advogados, which regularly advises clients in the TMT sector on technology transfer and software licence agreements. It also has expertise in sports and entertainment matters, including athletes’ image rights.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Internationally focused firm Felsberg Advogados has significant experience in multi-jurisdictional transactions, and is also active in high-value tax disputes. Thiago Rufalco Medaglia is defending a multinational company and its Brazilian subsidiary in high-profile litigation. Anna Flåvia de Azevedo Izelli Greco and senior associate Rodrigo Prado Gonçalves attract praise.

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Transport and shipping
Transport and shipping: aviation - ranked: tier 2

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados is highlighted for its aircraft financing capabilities, with Waypoint Leasing a particularly active client. Practice head JoĂŁo Paulo Servera led assistance to Greenwich Aerogroup in the purchase and sale of two aircraft worth $10.2m. Senior associate Marcela CorrĂȘa is also recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Marcela CorrĂȘa - Felsberg Advogados

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