Eliana Ambrósio Chimenti > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
Ed. Seculum II - Rua José Gonçalves de Oliveira, nº 116, 5th floor
Itaim Bibi
São Paulo

Work Department

Corporate, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Education, Retail and Consumer




Expert in capital markets transactions, including public offerings of shares, public offerings of debt securities (debentures, commercial papers, bonds, notes), tender offers (OPAs) and special auctions in stock exchanges (block trades). Her work has emphasis in publicly-held companies, especially in corporate restructurings and merger and acquisitions involving publicly-held companies. She also works with matters related to the CVM regulation, such as publicly-held companies’ registration as publicly held company, drafting of reference forms and materials for meetings, and administrative sanctioning proceedings. She has previous experience in the areas of knowledge of aviation, telephony, metals, oil and gas, mining, energy, pharmaceutical, cement, sanitation, retail and malls’ developers and managers.


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)


  • Continuing Education course of Fundação Getulio Vargas (2008/2009)
  • Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (Bachelor of Laws, 1984)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Capital markets

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados has a notably active transactional team and comes highly recommended for its ability to take ‘the relationship and history with the client seriously‘. The multi-faceted practice handles debt and equity issuances for issuers and underwriters, and its good relationships with banks and aptitude for regulatory issues ensures a steady flow of complex and high-profile mandates. Overall, in 2021 the firm was respectively involved in R$17.7bn and R$28.4bn of equity and debt offerings. Key partners include Eliana Ambrósio Chimenti and Gustavo Secaf Rebello, who handle debt and equity listings, and finance partner Nei Schilling Zelmanovits. The versatile Gustavo Rugani is a name to note in Belo Horizonte.