Mr Alexei Bonamin > TozziniFreire Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

TozziniFreire Advogados
CEP 04038-904

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Investment Funds, Project Finance, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Agribusiness, Defense and Aerospace, Sustainable and Impact Investing




With experience in Capital Markets and Banking & Finance since 1996, Alexei has expertise in public offerings, international issues, structured finance, project finance, securitization, syndicated loans, agribusiness finance, derivatives, impact investing, climate finance, green finance, social finance, sustainable finance, crowdfunding, endowments, asset management, investment funds, private equity, venture capital, corporate venture, financial innovation, fintechs, payment institutions, payment schemes, instant payments, open banking, blockchain, regulation of financial institutions, securities regulation, financial compliance, financial investigation, financial enforcement and financial leniency agreements.




  • CCEP (Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional) by SCCE (Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics).
  • Vice-President of the Commission on ESG of ABRASCA (Brazilian Association of Publicly-Held Companies).
  • Senior Vice-chair of IBA (International Bar Association) – Capital Markets Forum.
  • Professor of the MBA program in Private Equity & Venture Capital at FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) and of Investment Funds at GVlaw.
  • Professor of Capital Markets at ANBIMA (Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association).
  • Professor of Private Equity and Venture Capital Investment Funds at ABVCAP (Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital).
  • Member of the Legal and Compliance Committees of ABBI (Brazilian Association of International Banks).


  • M. in Banking and Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, England, 2002.
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Alexei BonaminTozziniFreire Advogados

TozziniFreire Advogados is regularly involved in domestic and cross-border debt and equity listings. Recently, the firm has developed a good name for advising on ESG-linked products, including green bonds for manufacturing, renewables and infrastructure projects. The firm has established relationships with many of Brazil’s leading financial institutions and has a notable track record acting as counsel to underwriters. Practice head Alexei Bonamin handles a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters and also advises investment funds on related issues. The real estate receivables side of the practice was boosted by the recruitment of partner Ricardo Stuber from KLA Advogados. Gustavo Rabello and Fabíola Augusta Cavalcanti are also active on the debt side.

Brazil > Banking and finance

TozziniFreire Advogados has a versatile banking group, which is noted for its ‘customised solutions‘. The firm is especially strong in regulatory matters, where it represents a mix of fintech companies, payments providers and banks on a range of related issues, including licensing and partnership agreements. The firm’s transactional practice was also boosted by the arrival of Ricardo Stuber from KLA Advogados; he is particularly experienced in Real Estate Receivables certificates. The team has also been involved in several novel social impact-related financings. The practice is led by the ‘extremely attentive, proactive and agileAlexei Bonamin, with recently promoted partner Marcus Fonseca  especially active on the fintech front. Pedro Eroles, whose practice focuses on fintech, payment regulation and cryptocurrency matters, joined from Mattos Filho in August 2022.

Comparative Guides

Brazil: Private Equity January 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Private Equity laws and regulations that may occur in Brazil.