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Stocche Forbes Advogados

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Guilherme Forbes

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Stocche Forbes Advogados

Work Department

Project Finance, Infrastructure, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Finance, Regulated Industries, Public Law, Power, Oil & Gas e Concessions and PPPs.


Partner of the firm.


Guilherme has been working for over 15 years in financial and corporate transactions involving companies and assets in infrastructure, industrial and real estate sectors. Guilherme was an international associate at Dewey Ballantine LLP, in New York.


Portuguese and English


Member of the Brazilian Bar Association.


Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – 1998. Masters in Laws Degree (LL.M.) from the London School of Economics – 2003.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Stocche Forbes Advogados’ nearly 40-strong banking and finance team ‘thinks outside the box to find solutions’, and is active across corporate lending, real estate finance and regulatory matters. It advised a syndicate of commercial banks, including Banco do Brasil and Caixa Econômica Federal, on the restructuring of financing facilities granted to Nextel Telecomunicações, which included the extension of the payment schedule and the inclusion of new collateral and equity support arrangements. Miriam Signor, Henrique Bonjardim Filizzola and Guilherme Forbes are recommended along with the ‘trustworthy’ Marcos Canecchio Ribeiro. Marcos Castro and Paulo Padis have both left the firm.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

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

The ‘flexible’ team at Stocche Forbes Advogados is ‘focused on finding alternatives and solutions’. It has an impressive track record representing private equity funds, with clients including Blackstone, Tarpon Investimentos and One Equity Partners. The firm also has an established public company desk, with a dedicated team providing capital markets and regulatory advice to a range of longstanding clients. Significant M&A instructions in 2017 included advising Paper Excellence affiliate company CA Investment on the acquisition of Eldorado from J&F Investimentos; Guilherme Forbes led on the transaction alongside Luiz Felipe Martins Costa, who is noted for his ‘strong negotiation skills, knowledge and creativeness’. Flavio Meyer and André Mestriner Stocche each draw on almost 20 years of experience in corporate transactions. Fernanda Rezemini Cardoso has a broad corporate practice that includes representing shareholders, managers and companies in proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Leading lawyers

Guilherme Forbes - Stocche Forbes Advogados

Within: Projects and infrastructure

Stocche Forbes Advogados is notable for its work in transactions and financings in the infrastructure sector, and is valued for its ‘very good service’, ‘efficiency’ and ‘deep knowledge’. It is assisting Mubadala Investment Company on the acquisition of convertible debentures issued by Investimentos e Participações em Infraestrutura. Another highlight was advising Banco do Brasil and Caixa Economica Federal on the restructuring of its financing facilities. Guilherme Forbes and Miriam Signor are recommended. Marcos Castro and Paulo Padis have both left the firm.

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