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Veirano Advogados

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Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Carlos Alexandre Lobo

Work +55 21 3824 4747
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Private Equity & Capital Markets and Venture Capital




Carlos Lobo is a partner with the Firm and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity investments and capital markets.  He offers clients nearly two decades of expertise in handling complex M&A transactions and more than 11 years of advising capital market and private equity clients on the issues that could affect their business.

Mr. Lobo has represented companies across a broad spectrum of industries including oil & gas, mining, agribusiness, energy, real estate, retail, telecom, technology and financial services.  He is also accomplished in handling transactions for numerous infrastructure and logistics clients. Mr. Lobo also routinely provides advice to issuers and underwriters in IPOs, follow-ons, issuance of debt instruments in the international and domestic capital markets, fund formation, mergers & acquisitions, tender offers and private equity investments.

Internationally experienced, Mr. Lobo also brings unique knowledge gained from his time working in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling, one of the leading US-based law firms.


Portuguese, English and Spanish


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – Rio de Janeiro
New York State Bar – United States
Brazilian Private Equity Association (ABVCAP), Entrepreneurship Committee
Latin American Private Equity Association (LAVCA)
Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Empresarial (IBRADEMP)


LL.M, Corporate Law, Columbia Law School, New York, 2000
LL.B, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 1994


Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Veirano Advogados benefits from a diverse client base in the capital markets area and it regularly advises issuers, underwriters, funds and investors in both debt and equity transactions. In line with the wider firm’s prominence in the energy space, the power industry is a significant source of mandates and the group recently advised Engie Brasil Energia on its R$746m offering of non-convertible debentures. Telecoms is also an active area and it advised Claro on three recent debt offerings worth a combined R$2.9bn. On the underwriter side, the team acted for Banco Santander (Brasil), Banco ItaĂș BBA and Banco J. Safra on several placement offerings by Companhia EnergĂ©tica do CearĂĄ – COELCE, a Brazilian energy company controlled by Enel. Rio de Janeiro-based Carlos Alexandre Lobo and Sao Paulo-based Lior Pinsky co-lead a national group that also includes Daniela Anversa.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

The well-regarded corporate and M&A department at Veirano Advogados is highlighted for its 'deep knowledge of diverse areas of law'. The firm has partners based in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo as well as Porto Alegre, where it is increasing its presence. The busy practice also made a number of recent hires at the associate level. It is well versed in large M&As, often with a cross-border element. Recently, this has included advising Lwart ParticipaçÔes on the sale of 100% of Lwarcel Celulose to a Singaporean group; Gustavo Moraes Stolagli and Sergio Bronstein led the team. On the buy side, Lior Pinsky represented Goldman Sachs in a large minority investment in American Glass Products. Augusto Cesar Barbosa de Souza and Carlos Alexandre Lobo head the department, which also includes Guilherme Ohanian Monteiro, Paula Surerus and Ricardo Camargo Veirano. In a notable September-2019 development, the firm was also appointed as the sole Brazilian law-firm founder member of the newly established Brazil-Mexico Business Council.

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