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Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
04543-011 SÃO PAULO, SP

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Brazil > Capital markets

The capital markets and securitisation practice at Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, brings to bear strong expertise in cross-border and infrastructure-related transactions. Highly regarded department head Carlos Motta ‘has the experience to really take on board the client’s concerns’ and recently advised the underwriters, led by Banco Bradesco BBI, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, BB Investimentos and Nomura, on Banco Inter’s R$672m IPO. On the debt front, the firm advised EDP São Paulo Distribuição de Energia and EDP Espírito Santo Distribuição de Energia on each of their offerings of infrastructure debentures, worth R$260m and R$190m respectively. Finance partner Eduardo Lima is also a key contact.

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

The ‘client- and business-oriented‘ corporate group at Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is split between the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices and excels in cross-border deals, where the firm’s broad international platform gives it a clear edge. The team also works closely with colleagues in the capital markets, compliance and banking teams, among others. The firm has a strong profile in the oil and gas and energy sectors, and counts major international energy companies among its clients. In a significant matter in the communication sector, Carlos Motta advised Publicis Group on the acquisition of One Digital Propaganda e Publicidade. The team has seen several recent changes; Alexandre Calmon joined from  Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa e Guerreiro Advogados, while Caio Cossermelli and Paula Magalhães left for Lobo de Rizzo Advogados and Apoena Joels left for Gentil Monteiro, Vicentini, Beringhs e Gil Advogados. The ‘proactiveAlexandre Chequer is highly recommended. Victor GalanteDaniel Gunzburger and Daniella Raigorodsky Monteiro are additional contacts.