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Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados

RUA LAURO MULLER, NO 116, 14TH FLOOR, 22290-906 , RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 3289 0930
Web:
http://www.cpbs.com.br
Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 5

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

At Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados, lawyers are commended for their 'practical and fast service' and for providing 'straight-to-the-point advice'. A solid performer in syndicated loans and project finance, the group also handles regulatory matters, with specialist expertise in payments and foreign exchange regulation. Highlights included advising Caixa Econômica Federal on Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional's headline debt restructuring — Fábio de Souza Aranha Cascione led that work. On the regulatory front, Marcos Vinicius Pulino provides ongoing advice to HSBC Brasil Banco de Investimento on banking regulation and corporate governance matters. Marcelo Padua Lima is also recommended and, together with Cascione, advised Google Brasil Pagamentos on a range of issues, including payments and foreign-exchange regulations. Other key clients include Banco Votorantim, Scania Banco and Uber.

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Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados established a bankruptcy and restructuring practice in 2018 with the arrival of Paulo Fernando Campana Filho from preeminent restructuring firm Felsberg Advogados. In ongoing work, he is representing three affiliates of a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in their Brazilian expedited reorganisation proceeding. Senior associate Karina Ferraz Deorio has strong experience in this field.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados’ practice, which is particularly active in real estate and agribusiness-related deals, is weighted towards the debt capital markets. The firm is routinely engaged by both issuers and underwriters to advise on major public offerings and it recently advised Terra Investimentos Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários, as lead underwriter, on Gaia Cred II Companhia Securitizadora de Créditos Financeiros’ landmark social-bond offering. It also advised two SPVs of Naturgy Group on their issuance of photovoltaic infrastructure bonds. Fábio de Souza Aranha Cascione and Marcos Vinicius Pulino co-lead a department that also includes newly made-up partner Diego Gonçalves Coelho.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

The five-partner team at Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados is retained by major companies in strategic corporate transactions. The firm has also developed significant expertise in distressed M&A and in corporate litigation. 2018 was another active year for the team. Among a long list of highlights was Eduardo Taleb Boulos' advice to Swiss Re on the acquisition of a minority interest in USS Soluções Gerenciadas, and Augusto César Rodrigues' advice to Global Power Generation on its purchase of a solar power project from Canadian Solar. Other key figures include head of the Korean desk Eduardo Juaçaba, who represents major South Korean companies; and Milana Antoniolli Martins who handles M&A, corporate governance, disputes and regulatory matters. Luiz Eduardo Malta Corradini and Guilherme Bertolini Fernandes dos Santos are names to note at the senior associate level.

Rising stars

Guilherme Bertolini Fernandes dos Santos - Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

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Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)
Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime) - ranked: tier 6

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

The 'hands-on and available' litigators at Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados handle a range of corporate and commercial disputes. The firm established a corporate crime practice with the arrival of Leonardo Avelar in 2019. In another significant development, it hired litigation and arbitration specialist Renato Moraes from Moraes Pitombo Advogados in 2018. Meanwhile, Aurélio Marchini Santos  left to establish Marchini Botelho Caselta Advogados.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados 'acts like a team' and is 'very careful handling relations with the client'. Key figures Milana Antoniolli Martins and Marcos Vinicius Pulino were joined by Daniel Engel and Fábio Sertori who arrived from Felsberg Advogados. GRU Airport, Grupo Gransolar, Goldwind International Holdings and American Airlines are clients.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados' Diego Gonçalves Coelho specialises in real estate, capital markets and agribusiness finance. The team is often instructed to advise on real estate due diligence and the issue of CRI.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados

The busy and sizeable tax practice at Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados handles a mixture of standalone and transaction-related tax matters for a broad client base. Luca Priolli Salvoni is the key contact following Thiago Rulfalco Medaglia's July-2019 departure for TozziniFreire Advogados.

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