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Veirano Advogados

AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA ,3477, 16º ANDAR – SÃO PAULO, SP 04538-133, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 5505 4001
Fax:
Fax +55 11 5505 3990
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br

Augusto Souza

Tel:
Work +55 11 2313 5700
Email:
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Contracts and German Desk

Position

Partner

Career

Augusto Souza specializes in corporate law and, for many years, has worked on corporate and contractual matters in several industries, including the pharmaceutical, information technology, consumer products, transport and petrochemical sectors. He also counts on extensive experience in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate and financial restructurings as well as in arbitration involving corporate disputes.

Augusto along with his team provide advice on both domestic and cross-border share and asset acquisitions and divestments in Brazil. He and his team perform among other tasks preliminary due diligence, draft and negotiate acquisition documents, investment, joint venture and shareholders agreements, and also dedicate special attention to post-acquisition work by providing general legal counseling throughout the integration process.

Clients see in Augusto consistent ability to use his substantial experience to advise and direct solutions to the client’s issues; “he has the experience and business sense to provide advice focused on what is significant, cutting through the clutter of the situation”.

Private and public companies from Brazil, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands count as some of the main clients that rely on Mr. Souza’s advice.

Languages

Portuguese, English and German

Member

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) - Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo e Distrito Federal

Education

LL.M, College of Law of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, in Munich, Germany, 1999
LL.B, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), 1996
Post-Graduation Course Supplementary course in Corporate Law and Capital Markets
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, 1997


Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

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

Veirano Advogados provides ‘an excellent service’ to its clients, which include leading companies in the automotive, TMT and pharmaceutical sectors. Among its work highlights in 2017, Paula Surerus and Valdir Rocha advised Hertz on the sale of its Brazil operations to Localiza Rent a Car and its subsidiary Localiza Fleet. Private equity is another focal area, with Renata Fialho de Oliveira a key contact in this space. The ‘committed, available and competentCarlos Loboalways comes up with creative solutions’. Lior Pinsky and Sérgio Bronstein are other leading practitioners in the team, often taking a lead role in the department’s major transactions. Augusto Cesar Barbosa de Souza and associate Vanessa Felício are also recommended. Fábio Figueira co-heads the team with de Souza.

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