Firm Profile > Candido Martins Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil

Candido Martins Advogados
SAO PAULO 04538-133

Corporate and M&A Tier 5

Candido Martins Advogados handles a range of private equity and M&A transactions for buyers and sellers. It stands out in the agribusiness sector, where it has a busy practice, although it advises large corporations and family-owned businesses in numerous industries. A team of corporate and tax lawyers including Renata Simon acted for the Galvani family in the sale of its remaining stake in fertiliser producer Galvani Indústria to Yara. 'Excellent lawyer' Henrique Martins is 'knowledgeable, hands-on and well connected'. The group also benefits from having experienced associates, including Mateus Lopes da Silva Leite and Daniel Rodrigues Alves, who also receive praise.

Tax Tier 6

Candido Martins Advogados 'is distinguished by its ability to understand a problem and propose an effective and relevant solution for the client'. Alamy Candido de Paula Filho leads the team, which has an emphasis on tax planning and consulting.

Candido Martins Advogados is a Brazilian law firm focused on Private Equity and M&A transactions.

Our team combines solid academic background with substantial legal experience. Our attorneys are known for their analytical skills and their care when serving clients. While handling complex cases we focus on innovative service and address our clients’ immediate needs as well as their longer-term strategic goals. We position ourselves with clarity and seek to develop strategic partnerships with our clients.

In addition to M&A and Private Equity, our areas of practice include corporate consulting and contracts, due diligence, tax consulting and litigation, wealth planning, foreign investments and international contracts, capital markets, compliance and corporate ethics.

Candido Martins Advogados is recognized as one of Brazil’s leading firms by peers and the broader market. We are listed in the most recent editions of national and international publications such as The Legal 500 Latin America, IFLR 1000, ITR World Tax, Latin American Corporate Counsel Association “LACCA Approved” and Análise Advocacia 500.

Areas of practice
Mergers and acquisitions: assistance in proceedings of sale and purchase of control (negotiated or hostile) and minority stakes in companies; assistance in tender offers (OPAs), either by means of sale or acquisition of control, delisting or increase in participation in the capital of publicly held companies; assistance in projects of mergers, amalgamation and corporate reorganization.

Private equity: assistance to both domestic and foreign private equity funds investing in Brazil. We , from choosing and constituting the appropriate vehicle for the investment, to the preparation of related corporate acts, registration with the competent authorities and the negotiation of the M&A operation corresponding to the investment; we also advise private equity funds on their exit, either through a private sale or a public offering; assistance to managers and administrators, as well as investors, in the structuring of investment funds in Brazil, assisting in the constitution, regulatory aspects, records and governance rules of investment funds.

Corporate: assistance in the constitution of companies and preparation of corporate acts, such as demerger, incorporation, merger, or minutes of the meeting and board of directors meeting, as well as records in the corporate books and acts in the respective commercial boards; structuring of stock option plans and implementation of corporate governance rules; negotiation, analysis and drafting of commercial and strategic contracts; support for international clients in the planning and realization of investments in Brazil.

Tax: analysis and drafting of tax planning related to all mergers and acquisitions; conduct in tax consulting; orientation to foreign companies on ‘doing business in Brazil’; and drafting of judicial and administrative defenses related to tax issues.

Due diligence: co-ordination and implementation of due diligence as an initial step for the evaluation of the purchase or preparation of the sale of companies, involving all fields of law.

Capital markets: assistance in matters related to the Brazilian Securities Commission, Central Bank of Brazil, B3 (São Paulo Stock Exchange) and the Appeal Committee of the National Financial System; assistance in capital market transactions.

Compliance: assistance in risk assessment and investigative proceedings, implementation and review of anti-corruption and compliance policies, providing training on compliance issues as well as advising clients on corporate governance and compliance rule, including anti-corruption law in Brazil.

Wealth planning: assistance in wealth planning of executives and families, including the adoption of diverse structures in Brazil and abroad to protect the individuals with several mechanisms that ensure the perpetuity of the wealth of the individual or family.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and acquisitions Henrique de Faria Martins
Tax Consulting Alamy Candido de Paula Filho
Capital Markets Renata Simon
Corporate Daniel Rodrigues Alves
Compliance Renata Simon
Due Diligence Henrique de Faria Martins
Private Equity Henrique de Faria Martins
Wealth Planning Alamy Candido de Paula Filho
Tax Litigation Tatiana Del Giudice Cappa Chiaradia
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Alamy Candido de Paula Filho  photo Mr Alamy Candido de Paula Filho Partner. Corporate restructuring and tax planning in M&A deals, assistance to private…
Miss Tatiana Del Giudice Cappa Chiaradia  photo Miss Tatiana Del Giudice Cappa Chiaradia Partner. Head of the tax litigation area. She has more than 20…
Miss Thalita Igarashi  photo Miss Thalita Igarashi She practices in M&A, private equity and venture capital operations in a…
Miss Marcela Leal Sammarone  photo Miss Marcela Leal Sammarone Tax planning in M&A deals, legal due dilligence, assistance to multinational and…
Mr Mateus Lopes da Silva Leite  photo Mr Mateus Lopes da Silva Leite Advising on both sides of different M&A and Private Equity transactions; Advising…
Miss Júlia Malafaia Vituli Silva  photo Miss Júlia Malafaia Vituli Silva Tax Planning, Business Structuring, Private Equity and Wealth Planning.
Miss Luiza Martinez  photo Miss Luiza Martinez She practices in M&A, private equity and venture capital operations in a…
Miss Giovanna Paes Cruz  photo Miss Giovanna Paes Cruz She has experience in M&A and private equity transactions in various sectors…
Mr Raphael Pereira Arantes Pires  photo Mr Raphael Pereira Arantes Pires He has experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions in…
Miss Júlia Pinheiro  photo Miss Júlia Pinheiro She has experience in M&A and private equity transactions in various sectors…
Miss Marcella Pontes de Oliveira Bertolini  photo Miss Marcella Pontes de Oliveira Bertolini M&A and private equity transactions in various sectors of the economy, both…
Mr Daniel Rodrigues Alves  photo Mr Daniel Rodrigues Alves Partner. Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Consulting and Contracts, Private Equity, Capital Markets…
Miss Renata Simon  photo Miss Renata Simon Partner. She works in the Private Equity, M&A and Corporate Law areas.…
Mr Henrique de Faria Martins  photo Mr Henrique de Faria Martins Partner. Mergers and Aquisition and Corporate. Assistance to private equity funds, corporations…
Other fee-earners : 17
Total staff : 20
IBA (International Bar Association)
Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)