Mr Francisco Eumene Machado de Oliveira Neto > TozziniFreire Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

TozziniFreire Advogados
CEP 04038-904

Work Department

Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions , Private Equity & Venture Capital


Francisco advises companies and investors, both domestic and foreign, having significant experience working with publicly held companies and financial institutions. His practice is focused on assisting clients with the purchase and sale of companies, capital market and banking transactions, private equity matters, tender-offers, spin-offs, joint ventures, restructuring, foreign investment in Brazil, and general corporate matters. From 1999 to 2005 he worked at Unibanco and in 2006 he served on the legal team at Banco ABN AMRO Real. He also served as a foreign associate at Clifford Chance US LLP from 2007 to 2008.


Joined TozziniFreire in 2008. Francisco became partner in 2011.




LL.M. in Corporate Law from New York University, USA, in 2007. Graduate of the Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), in 2000.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

The ‘well-qualified’ lawyers at TozziniFreire Advogados are ‘very responsive’ and ‘seek to know the client and the client’s expectations’. The team acts for buyers and sellers and investment banks as financial advisors in large transactions across numerous industries. Its impressive track record in private equity and venture capital deals is of particular note. In a recent highlight, Mauro Guizeline and Francisco Eumene Machado de Oliveira Neto advised Votorantim, one of the controlling shareholders of Fibria, on the sale of its stake in the company to Suzano Papel e Celulose. Elsewhere, Marcela Waksman Ejnisman advised McCain Foods on the acquisition of 49% of Forno de Minas Alimentos, which represented the company’s first acquisition in Brazil, while Marcio Mello Silva Baptista acted for Hainan Airlines on the sale of part of its equity stake in Azul to United Airlines. Martin Miralles Pose and Darcy Teixeira Junior co-head the practice, which includes João Busin, Luiz Renato Okumura, Claudia Muniz Levasier Mahler and the ‘outstandingMaria Elisa Gualandi Verri. Senior associates making a mark in the team include Silvia Martins de Castro Cunha Zono.