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RUA DOM LUÍS I, 28, 1200-151 LISBOA, PORTUGAL
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Work +351 21 311 34 00
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www.vda.pt
Dili, Lisbon, Oporto

Hugo Moredo Santos

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www.vda.pt
VdA

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Joined VdA in 2001 and is currently partner of the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets practice area. Hugo works on a broad range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, providing advice in the context of takeovers and public offerings of securities, either on a stand-alone basis or under programmes, and in respect of the issue and listing of securities and structured finance products, as well as securitisation and covered bonds transactions and liability managements. Hugo advises domestic and international issuers, offerors, arrangers/dealers and investors. He also provides ongoing assistance with regulatory matters in the fields of banking law and capital markets.

Languages

English, Spanish

Member

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Education

Law Degree, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.
Master in law at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law ("Transparência, OPA obrigatória e imputação de direitos de voto" - "Transparency, Mandatory Bid and Attribution of Voting Rights").


Angola

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

The Angola-focused lawyers at Portuguese firm VDA have 'deep knowledge in a variety of matters', including high-profile oil and gas, mining and finance transactions, and work in conjunction with Luanda-based firm RLA Advogados. The team's litigation practice has also grown. In internal developments, Rui Amendoeira stepped down as partner and is now an of counsel with the firm. João Afonso Fialho heads the oil and gas department, and Hugo Moredo Santos is a key contact for banking and capital markets.

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Portugal

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

The ‘excellent’, 'dynamic' team at VDA is noted for its superb track record. It acts in complex, high-value deals for lenders and borrowers, handles regulatory matters and attracted some innovative work. It advised a banking syndicate consisting of Unicredit, Siemens Bank, BCP, Novo Banco, Demir-Halk Bank, DenizBank and the European Investment Bank on the €240m debt refinancing of six port operators. The matter was led by Pedro Cassiano Santos, who is singled out for his longstanding expertise. Paula Gomes Freire, Cláudia da Cruz Almeida and managing associates Tiago Correia Moreira and Benedita Aires are also recommended. Pedro Simões Coelho and Hugo Moredo Santos are the other names to note.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

VDA advised JP Morgan Securities as arranger and placement agent and Hefesto STC as issuer on the Portuguese law aspects of the €580m securitisation of an NPL portfolio held by Caixa Económica Montepio Geral. Paula Gomes Freire led the case, with support from Hugo Moredo Santos and recommended managing associate Orlando Vogler Guiné. Pedro Cassiano Santos and José Pedro Fazenda Martins jointly lead the team.

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  • MOZAMBIQUE | VAT CODE AMENDED

    Law no. 13/2016, of 30 December 2016, which amended and republished the Mozambican VAT Code, was recently rectified by a Notice, dated June 8th.
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