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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados, Ana Carolina Castro Reis Passos, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Ana Carolina Castro Reis Passos

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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

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Corporate Law and Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity




She represents foreign and domestic clients and publicly-held companies in local and cross-border Merger and Acquisitions transactions, sale of assets, joint ventures and other corporate transactions involving various segments of the economy.


Portuguese, English, French and Italian.


Bar Admission: Brazil.


She holds a degree in Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), she is a Specialist in Corporate and Economic Law by Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and she also holds a Master’s degree in Law (LLM) by the University of Chicago Law School (USA).


Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Major domestic and multinational companies turn to Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados for advice and representation in high-value corporate transactions. 2018 was a busy year for the team, which has carved out its place among the top corporate law firms in Brazil. Its practice spans the gamut of corporate matters and deals, and its expertise in public M&A is of particular note, thanks to the combined strengths of its corporate and capital markets practices. In an illustration of its position as a go-to firm for major deals, Maria Cristina Cescon and Darkson Delmondes Galvão acted for Suzano Papel e Celulose on its high-profile merger with Fibria, which created the world's largest wood pulp producer. Highlights on the sale side included the team's representation of General Shopping Brasil in the sale of Internacional Shopping Guarulhos to the Gazit Group; Ronald Herscovici and Daniel Laudisio were the lead partners. Marcos Rafael Flesch co-heads the department with Cescon; other key team members include Fernanda Bastos Buhatem, Roberto Augusto Nogueira de Pary and Ana Carolina Castro Reis Passos. The group also counts a number of experienced senior associates, including Fernanda Cirne Montorfano, Luciana de Castro Mares Torres and Juliana Vianna Lacreta Gobbi.

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