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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

RUA HUNGRIA, 1100, SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3247 8400
Fax:
Fax +55 11 3247 8600
Email:
Web:
www.pinheironeto.com.br
Brasilia, Palo Alto, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Pythagoras Carvalho

Tel:
Work +55 11 3247 8698
Email:
Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Work Department

Corporate M&A.

Position

Senior Associate specialized in M&A, Private Equity and corporate matters.

Career

Started at the firm in 2001 as as intern. Became an associate in 2004 upon graduation from Law School. After the LLM (2010), worked for around one year (2010/2011) as foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in London, focusing on M&A and capital markets. Rejoined Pinheiro Neto as a senior associate in 2011.

Languages

Portuguese (native) and English.

Member

OAB (Brazilian Bar) in the state of São Paulo.

Education

LLM from The Laws School of the University of Chicago (2010). Master of laws from Universidade de São Paulo - USP (2007). LLB from Universidade de São Paulo - USP (2004).


Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

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

Pinheiro Neto Advogadosknows the law and the Brazilian market inside out’, and its ‘qualified professionals’ are praised for their ‘technical knowledge and substantial experience’. With a long history, it has established itself as a leading firm in corporate and M&A, as part of a full-service offering; the sizeable litigation department, which has experience in corporate disputes, is one example of the firm’s broad capabilities. The compliance practice has notable experience in anti-corruption, antitrust, financial regulation, public law and white-collar crime matters; José Alexandre Buaiz Neto is a key contact in this space. Recent M&A highlights include advising Natura on the Brazilian aspects of its acquisition of The Body Shop from L'Oréal; Henry Sztutman led the team. Elsewhere, Marcello Lobo advised Brookfield Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of 90% of the shares of Nova Transportadora do Sudeste – through a private equity investment fund – from Petrobras, a key transaction in the latter’s divestment plan. Partners attracting particular praise are the ‘first-rate’ Alexandre Bertoldi; the ‘very committedFernando Alves Meira; and Francisco Werneck de Albuquerque Maranhão, who is ‘calm and collected and gets things done’. The firm promoted a number of lawyers to the partnership in January 2018, including Pythagoras Carvalho and André Bernini.

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