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Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho

EDIFICIO RODRIGO URIA, PRAÇA MARQUÊS DE POMBAL, 12, 1250-162 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 21 030 86 00
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Fax +351 21 030 86 01
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Jorge Brito

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Uría Menéndez

Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Position

Partner

Career

Jorge Brito Pereira joined Uría Menéndez-Proença de Carvalho as a partner in 2016. Previously, he was with the Portuguese law firm PLMJ – AM Pereira, Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, where he had been a partner since 1998.Jorge focuses his practice on corporate, M&A, financing and capital markets work. He has broad experience in advising on prominent transactions in Portugal, in particular privatisations, takeover bids, public offerings, M&A and financing.

Jorge has been recognised by renowned international directories as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Private Equity and M&A/Corporate Law.

Jorge Brito Pereira is chairman of the board of directors of NOS, SGPS, S.A., chairman of the general meeting of Banco BIC Português, S.A., Efacec - Power Solutions, S.A. and a number of other companies

Languages

English; French; Spanish.

Member

Portuguese Bar Association.

Education

Law Degree, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1989; Master’s Degree in Legal Sciences, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 1998; Leading Professional Services Firms, Harvard Business School, 2013; MBA, IMD, Lausanne, 2015.


Portugal

Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Jorge Brito Pereira - Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho

Within: Capital markets

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho combines ‘global quality standards and know-how’ with ‘exceptional local insight and connectivity with different players in the market’. Of counsel Ana Sá Couto and senior associate Miguel Stokes assisted key client Banco Santander with the issuance of contingent redeemable subordinated bonds to retail clients affected by the resolution on Banco Popular; jointly with practice co-head Carlos Costa Andrade, Stokes advised Altice and Meo on the takeover offer by the latter for Media Capital. Jorge Brito Pereira also co-heads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Jorge Brito Pereira - Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Uría Menéndez – Proença Carvalho's team is ‘very capable and motivated’. Antonio Villacampa assisted Meo in the attempted acquisition of Vertix, 94.69% owner of Grupo Media Capital; Francisco Brito e Abreu advised Alantra on the acquisition of a 70% stake in MD Moldes and Jorge Brito Pereira represented REN in the acquisition of EDP Gás. Catarina Tavares, who displays ‘immense work capacity’ and ‘delivers excellent ideas’, made partner.

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