M&A and Private Equity

Our Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice area is comprised of seasoned lawyers experienced in domestic and cross-border business transactions and with in-depth knowledge of the inner workings of business and finance. We understand how to get deals done and provide our clients with legal assistance throughout the entire M&A deal lifecycle, including:

  • Drafting and negotiation of memorandums of understandings, letters of intent and non-disclosure agreements;
  • Transaction tax structuring;
  • Corporate reorganizations;
  • M&A due diligence  in all legal issues, including corporate, tax, labor, intellectual property, real estate, regulatory, environmental and compliance;
  • Drafting and negotiation of share purchase agreements, share subscription agreements, option agreements and convertible loan agreements, among other M&A agreements;
  • Drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements, quotaholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements, co-ownership agreements and other investment agreements;
  • Assistance in completion of the M&A transaction and in the post-closing stages, including price adjustments and indemnification obligations;
  • Compliance obligations before the Brazilian SEC (CVM) and the São Paulo Stock Exchange (B3).

We act both on the buy-side and the sell-side, representing domestic and international clients of all types, including public companies, large, middle-cap and small companies, startups, entrepreneurs, angel investors, private equity and venture capital funds, minority shareholders, institutional and strategic investors, and individuals. Our M&A experience encompasses a broad spectrum of industries.

We also assist clients in structuring private equity and venture capital investments and establishing the governance of investment vehicles, such as funds and holding companies.


RJ (+55 21) 3993 3601 
Av. Rio Branco, 110 
24º andar 
Centro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 

RJ (+55 21) 3747 1699
Rua da Quitanda, 86
2º andar
Centro, Rio de Janeiro

SP (+55 11) 4550 2006
Rua Joaquim Floriano, 834
cj 123/124
Itaim Bibi, São Paulo, SP

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