Mr Mauro Bardawil Penteado > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000
Brazil

Work Department

Financing and infrastructure projects / M&A and private equity / Contracts and complex negotiations / Public and regulatory law / Financial services / Agribusiness / Construction / Oil and Gas / Energy

Position

Partner

Career

Co-head of the area of infrastructure and energy. Represents financial institutions, private companies, pension funds and private equity funds in a large range of financial and commercial transactions. With a great expertise in M&A transactions in the sector of infrastructure and energy, Penteado focuses his practice in projects and transactions involving private investments in regulated sectors, including concessions, privatizations, projects financing, and projects development. He has solid experience in representing the public and private sectors in structuring and modeling public-private partnerships – PPPs.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar (OAB), São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP) and International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Received his LL.B. from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, LL.M. from University of Virginia and master’s degree in Commercial Law from Universidade de São Paulo.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Projects and infrastructure

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados has an ‘organised and multidisciplinary group‘ that is ‘always looking for a way to make the deal happen in a safe and creative way‘. The group is a leader when it comes to project financings, as evidenced by its assistance to the financing entities on a R$5bn investment in the Porto de Sergipe thermoelectric complex. In addition to ports, the team is also regularly involved with air, rail, road, water and energy projects. Several partners stand out: Mauro Bardawil Penteado is ‘smart and creative‘, Adriano Schnur is a ‘great advisor‘ and Alberto Faro is ‘able to evaluate situations swiftly and adapt accordingly‘. In addition, José Virgílio Lopes Enei and José Ribeiro do Prado Júnior are considered leaders in the field. Paloma Valéria Lima left to join Demarest Advogados in July 2018.

Brazil > Public law

The ‘incredibly hardworking and creative‘ public law group at Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados ‘works around the clock to come up with the best possible solutions to complex problems‘. Areas of strength include public-private partnerships (PPPs), privatisations, concessions and administrative litigation. ‘Terrific lawyerLucas Sant’Anna ‘has tremendous experience with the Federal Audit Court (TCU) and other government auditing and litigation bodies‘. José Virgílio Lopes Enei, Mauro Bardawil Penteado and Rafael Vanzella also receive praise.