Fábio Yamada > Proskauer Rose LLP > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
04551-060 SÃO PAULO
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Work Department

Latin America


Fábio Yamada is a partner in Proskauer’s Latin America Practice Group. His practice focuses mainly on advisory, transactional and finance matters in Latin America. Fábio advises private equity and other alternative asset fund managers on a broad range of issues, including fund formations, co-investments and ongoing fund administrative matters. Fábio also advises institutional investors in investments in private investment funds and buy-side secondary transactions. Fábio has extensive experience in capital markets, banking, securitization and debt restructuring transactions. He also has represented acquirers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions.

Fábio is actively involved in the private equity community in Brazil and frequently collaborates on projects with the Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP) and its members.

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Banking and finance

Proskauer Rose LLP is distinctive amongst international firms in having the bulk of its Latin America finance practice based in Sao Paulo, where it has a number of UK and US-qualified lawyers located. Naturally, much of team is focused on Brazil, but the firm does have wider Latin America credentials, particularly in the pre-export finance, acquisition finance, project finance and syndicated lending segments. New York-based head of the Latin America team Carlos Martinez is multi-skilled and is noted for his expertise in restructurings. Sao Paulo office head Antonio Piccirillo and Fábio Yamada are experienced figures in pre-export finance, acquisition finance, debt restructurings and syndicated lending. David Fenwick is another seasoned professional in banking and finance, included in structured financings and derivatives.