Mariana Silveira Martins Jost > Pinheiro Guimarães > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Guimarães
01451-000 SÃO PAULO, SP

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Regulations Relating to Publicly Traded Companies and Corporate Issues




Mariana Jost is a young partner of the firm who focus her practice in transactions involving publicly-held companies with listed securities in Brazil and internationally. Her extensive experience development in the M&A practice, her deep knowledge of securities regulation and orientations of the Comissão de Valores Mobiliários – CVM (the Brazilian SEC) and her up-to-date take on the most recent decisions of the CVM issued on a case-specific basis and claims made by minority shareholders is highly praised by clients (financial advisors, intermediary institutions in tender offers, hostile bidders, management of listed companies and large corporations) and have been proved key in the structuring transactions in innovative ways and within short timeframe, with constant interaction with the CVM and the stock exchange. Mariana also works along other partners of the firm in leading the teams involved in strategic administrative proceedings initiated by the CVM against regulated companies and their management for alleged violations to applicable securities regulations.


Brazilian Bar Association


Education: Colégio Santo Agostinho, Rio de Janeiro (BA); Catholic University Law School, Rio de Janeiro (LLB, 2008); New York University School of Law (specialisation in commercial law, 2009). University of São Paulo Law School, São Paulo (LLM, 2016, in commercial law). Member: Brazilian Bar Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Capital markets

Pinheiro Guimarães is well known for high-end transactional work. The firm’s strong market reputation extends to debt and equity capital markets, where it regularly represents listed companies, financial institutions and investment funds on their largest listings. This includes issuer and underwriter support on major cross-border IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements and real estate and agribusiness certificates. Highly respected partners Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães N and Francisco José Pinheiro Guimarães lead the team from Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, respectively. Ivie Moura Alves provides a ‘multidisciplinary ability in ECM and DCM operations‘, while Cristina Tomiyama is noted for her ‘technical ability, and mapping and coordination of details‘. The firm’s deep bench of younger partners includes Mariana Silveira Martins Jost, who brings ‘technical vision and differentiated depth‘.