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EDIFÍCIO EUROLEX, AV DA LIBERDADE, 224, 1250-148 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
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Bruno Ferreira

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PLMJ

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

Position

Partner

Career

Bruno Ferreira is Partner in PLMJ since 2016. He has over 15 years’ experience in advising clients from the finance, banking and capital market sectors. He has worked on large, complex deals assisting companies and credit institutions in finance transactions, capital markets transactions and in providing assistance on financial regulatory matters. He also has extensive experience in working on distressed assets transactions. Before joining PLMJ, he spent 14 years at Garrigues Portugal. Bruno is author of several books and articles on banking, corporate and securities law.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association

Education

Law degree from the University of Coimbra; Master's in banking law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.


Portugal

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

The ‘very dedicated’ and ‘strong’ team at PLMJ Lawyers advised the European Investment Bank on a €300m risk-sharing instrument with BPI involving a credit portfolio of new loans to SMEs, and acted for REN and REN Finance as borrowers in the €150m term facility agreement with the China Development Bank. Both matters were led by the recommended André Figueiredo. Hugo Rosa Ferreira and Gonçalo dos Reis Martins advised CGD - Caixa Geral de Depósitos on its €800m portfolio sale of NPLs as part of the divesting plan imposed on the client by the European Central Bank. Bruno Ferreira ‘makes a real effort to understand the client’s business’. Rodrigo Formigal left to join Abreu Advogados in July 2018.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

PLMJ Lawyers' team ‘sets a fast pace’ and is led by practice head André Figueiredo, whose ‘remarkable technical knowledge’ and ‘capacity to adapt to different contexts’ and ‘see the bigger picture’ set him apart. He advised the Portuguese Sovereign Debt Agency (IGCP) on the €4bn issuance of sovereign notes by the Republic of Portugal. ‘Solution-driven’ and ‘experiencedBruno Ferreira assisted MFS Investment Management, as target minority shareholder, in the takeover of EDP Renováveis by EDP. Gonçalo dos Reis Martins and senior associate Alexandre Norinho de Oliveira are also recommended.

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