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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
Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Fernando Zorzo, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Fernando Zorzo

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Work +55 11 3247 8411
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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner. Focuses on capital markets and M&A transactions, including IPOs, tender offers, spin-offs and corporate restructuring transactions involving public companies. Also active in private equity investments and on corporate governance issues.

Career

Partner at Pinheiro Neto since 2013 International Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, NY, in 2007 and 2008 Associate at Pinheiro Neto from 2001 to 2007 and 2008 to 2013 Trainee at BankBoston in 1998

Languages

Portuguese English Spanish

Member

OAB (Brazilian Bar) in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília-DF

Education

LL. M. - Law Northwestern University - USA 08.2006 - 05.2007 Master's Degree - Law Insper - Institute of Education and Research - Brazil 08.2004 - 06.2006 Graduation - Law Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) - Brazil 01.1996 - 12.2000


Brazil

Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

With ‘strong business acumen’, Brazilian powerhouse Pinheiro Neto Advogados covers the full range of capital markets work. It assisted Stone Pagamentos and Banco Votorantim in the formation of a credit rights investment fund, and advised Azul on its initial public offering with dual listing registration. Ricardo Simões Russo led advice to Credit Agricole Securities, JP Morgan Securities and Merrill Lynch on the issuance of $1bn worth of green bonds for the development, construction and expansion of solar and wind farm projects. Tiago Lessa was kept busy with agribusiness securities issuances. Henrique Silva Gordo Lang heads the group, in which José Luiz Homem de Mello, José Carlos Meirelles and Fernando dos Santos Zorzo are other key names.

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Insurance

Within: Insurance

Sitting within the firm’s financial institutions group, the insurance team at Pinheiro Neto Advogados provides a ‘very high’ level of service and ‘adds value’. It has notable experience advising insurance companies on the establishment of subsidiaries and the development of new products. The firm’s reputation in M&A also leads to a steady flow of instructions in insurance-sector corporate transactions. Among its recent work highlights, Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto acted for Assurant Seguradora on the acquisition of AIG Seguros’ affinity insurance portfolio. Bruno Balduccini and Fernando dos Santos Zorzo are other key partners in the team, and senior associate Roberto Panucci is also recommended.

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