Mrs Miriam Signor > Stocche Forbes Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Stocche Forbes Advogados
04538-132 SÃO PAULO SP
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Work Department

Banking and Finance; Concessions and PPPs; Public Law; Power; Project Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; Infrastructure; Oil and Gas; Debt Restructuring
Regulated Industries; Corporate Law.


Partner of the firm.


Miriam has been working for over 20 years in financial and corporate transactions involving companies and assets in infrastructure, industrial and real estate sectors.


Portuguese and English.


Member of the Brazilian Bar Association.


Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 2000. Postgraduate Degree in Securities Law and Capital Markets from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – 2002. Masters in Laws Degree (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law – 2005.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Banking and finance

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.

Brazil > Projects and infrastructure

(Leading individuals)

Miriam SignorStocche Forbes Advogados

The ‘efficient‘ team at Stocche Forbes Advogados is best known for corporate, financing and restructuring transactions in the infrastructure sector. Of late, the group has been particularly busy with energy sector projects: long-term client CELSE relied on it for the financing for the development, construction, operation and maintenance of a combined-cycle thermal power plant, for example. Guilherme Forbes and Miriam Signor are stand-out names in São Paulo, while the team can also count on project finance experts in Rio de Janeiro.