Mr Fernando Zorzo > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Corporate. Capital Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Law and Securities Regulation.




Partner at Pinheiro Neto since 2013 International Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, NY, in 2007 and 2008 Associate at Pinheiro Neto from 2001 to 2007 and 2008 to 2013 Trainee at BankBoston in 1998.


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OAB (Brazilian Bar) in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília-DF


LL. M. – Law Northwestern University – USA 08.2006 – 05.2007 Master’s Degree – Law Insper – Institute of Education and Research – Brazil 08.2004 – 06.2006 Graduation – Law Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) – Brazil 01.1996 – 12.2000

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Capital markets

Pinheiro Neto Advogados‘ group, led by high-profile corporate finance specialist Henrique Lang, is equally well versed in debt and equity offerings – it also has strong expertise in structured finance, funds and securities regulation. Among its issuer-side highlights, Fernando Zorzo and ‘up-and-coming’ partner Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro paired up to assist PagSeguro Digital with its $1.1bn IPO and $1.5bn secondary offering. On the debt front, Jose Carlos Junqueira Sampaio Meirelles and counsel Marcos Proenca advised Nova Transportadora do Sudeste on its R$5.2bn offering of debentures. Among its highlights for underwriters, debt capital markets lead Ricardo Simões Russo advised Banco ABC Brasil on a R$340m offering of debentures by Empresa de Energia São Manoel. In addition, Tiago Themudo Lessa advised both the issuer and the underwriters on Vert Companhia Securitizadora’s public offering of agribusiness receivables certificates, which was sponsored by Syngenta Proteção de Cultivos. The group also benefits from the senior expertise of banking specialist José Luiz Homem de Mello.