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Veirano Advogados

AV PRESIDENTE WILSON, 231, 25º ANDAR – RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 20030-021, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Fax:
Fax +55 21 2262 4247
Email:
Web:
www.veirano.com.br
Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Marcelo Mattos

Tel:
Work +55 21 3824 4747
Email:
Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Projects, Oil, Gas & Biofuels and Shipping/Maritime & Port

Position

Partner

Career

Mr. Mattos works with a number of prestigious financial institutions including DNB Bank ASA, Caterpillar Financial Corporation, Mizuho Corporate Bank, SunTrust, Macquarie Bank, Nordea Bank Norge ASA, DVB Bank and WestLB Bank, representing them in various transactions and projects.  He is adept at working with multilateral agencies, which includes assisting the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for nearly two decades.  Mr. Mattos also has considerable experience working with the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIMBANK), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB).

Clients repeatedly retain Mr. Mattos for his expertise in privatization where he has nearly 20 years of experience working with major public electric, gas and telecommunications companies.  He has also represented international companies in the public bid process before the Brazilian government’s various branches and subdivisions.

Mr. Mattos’ expertise in shipping finance is unparalleled and he has been key in building and training the shipping finance team in the Rio de Janeiro office of Veirano Advogados.  He advises several global lenders, ship owners and shipyard owners, as well as private financial agents on financing for the construction of vessels, platforms and shipyards in Brazil.  This includes working with the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) to obtain financing from the Marine Merchant Fund.

Mr. Mattos spent nearly two years as a foreign associate at White & Case in New York in the late 1990’s where he gained experience in how the legal market in the United States operates.

Languages

Portuguese and English

Member

American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), Rio de Janeiro
Brazil-Norway Chamber of Commerce, Rio de Janeiro
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM)
Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, Rio de Janeiro
German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)
International Bar Association (IBA), Latin American Regional Forum - Corporate and M&A Law Committee, Banking Committee, and Maritime Law Committee
World Services Group (WSG)

Education

LL.B, Universidade Gama Filho, Rio de Janeiro, 1993


Brazil

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Veirano Advogados has particular expertise in project finance, with São Paulo based Ana Carolina Barretto regularly handling multibillion-dollar projects. In other work, she and Lior Pinsky advised development finance institution DEG on entering into a loan agreement with Waelzholz Brasmetal Laminação. Rio de Janeiro based practice head Marcelo Mattos, who provides ‘excellent and timely advice’, is experienced in cross-border matters and recently advised JPMorgan Chase, as administrative agent, on the amendment and restatement of a revolving credit agreement provided to companies in the Alcoa group. Rogério Campos made partner in January 2018.

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Transport and shipping

Within: Transport and shipping

The team at Veirano Advogados is ‘very responsive’, and provides ‘timely advice at reasonable fees’. It is particularly recommended for ship finance, but also covers rail and maritime matters. The ‘efficient and knowledgeableMarcelo Mattos and Otavio Carneiro are the names to note.

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