Mr Henrique Filizzola > Stocche Forbes Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile
Stocche Forbes Advogados Offices
AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA, 4100
04538-132 SÃO PAULO SP
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Mr Henrique Filizzola
Capital Markets; Banking and Finance; Securitization and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Partner of the firm.
Henrique has been working for over 15 years in capital markets, structured finance and corporate transactions, securitization and mergers and acquisitions, including several cross border transactions. Henrique was an international associate at Mayer Brown LLP, in Chicago.
Portuguese and English.
Member of the Brazilian Bar Association and Member of Fixed Income Capital Markets Committee of BM&F BOVESPA.
Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 1997. Masters in Laws Degree (latu sensu) in Contractual Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 2001. Masters in Laws Degree (LL.M.) from Durham University Law School (England) – 2005.
Among Stocche Forbes Advogados‘ key attributes, sources highlight its ‘great track record in banking and finance deals‘, its ‘very strong knowledge of the market and regulatory regime‘ and also its ‘partner-led service‘. A prominent player in borrower-side mandates, the group is particularly commended for its ‘experience in dealing with complex deals involving different lenders, financing instruments and security packages‘. Among the team’s highlights, Rio de Janeiro-based Frederico Moura advised Xingu Rio Transmissora de Energia (a Brazilian vehicle controlled by China’s State Grid), on a long-term financing from Brazilian National Development Bank BNDES. In Sao Paulo, Marcos Ribeiro advised Nordea Bank on the local aspects of its credit line to Norskan – the security package included assets from Norskan’s subsidiaries around the world, including its Brazilian subsidiary. Other key names include Guilherme Forbes (‘hands-on and technically excellent‘), Miriam Signor (‘very knowledgeable and one of the most dedicated and detailed-oriented lawyers around‘) and Henrique Filizzola — all are based in Sao Paulo.
At Stocche Forbes Advogados, ‘delivery is fast’, ‘lawyers put themselves in the position of the client’ and ‘partners participate in every step of transactions’. A strong performer in debt securities transactions, the group also acts on equity offerings, investment funds-related matters, structured finance deals and regulatory issues. Rio de Janeiro-based Frederico Cursino de Moura had a busy year on behalf of energy issuers, which included advising Centrais Elétricas do Pará – CELPA on its R$1bn offering of debentures. On the underwriter side, Marcos Ribeiro advised Banco Santander (Brasil), Banco Itaú BBA, Banco Bradesco BBI and Banco BTG Pactual on Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de São Paulo’s R$3bn debentures offering. Experienced names Henrique Filizzola and Rana Moraz are also highly regarded, while ‘very responsive and specialised’ senior associate Thadeu Bretas is a rising star.