Brazil: Private Funds 2017

We recognise 17 leading private funds experts in this chapter who have been highlighted for their extensive expertise in structuring and managing alternative asset classes and advising on regulatory issues.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Henry Sztutman Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo
2. Ronald Herscovici Souza Cescon Barrieu & Flesch Advogados, São Paulo
3. Marina Procknor Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo

MATTOS FILHO VEIGA FILHO MARREY JR E QUIROGA ADVOGADOS performs well this year, achieving three listings.
Marina Procknor is a seasoned adviser and regularly advises financial institutions and investors on complex cross-border transactions in areas including joint ventures, private equity and securities.
Pedro Whitaker de Souza Dias is a widely recognised figure in the Brazilian market and regularly represents Brazilian and international clients in complex regulatory matters.
Marina Anselmo Schneider is highly regarded for her extensive experience advising financial institutions and sponsors on regulatory issues in complex infrastructure projects.

Independent full-service firm PINHEIRO NETO ADVOGADOS sees two pre-eminent practitioners listed this year.
Henry Sztutman is internationally regarded as a leading figure in the structuring and management of alternative funds, including private equity and venture capital.
Álvaro Martins dos Santos is a distinguished practitioner with a wealth of experience in the alternative funds space.

At PINHEIRO GUIMARÃES – ADVOGADOS, Francisco Pinheiro Guimarăes stands out as one of the leading names in the private funds space. He is recognised for his particular expertise when it comes to handling domestic and international debt and equity offerings.
Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães is also recognised for his strong expertise in the field.

Ronald Herscovici at SOUZA CESCON BARRIEU & FLESCH ADVOGADOS impresses market commentators with his in-depth knowledge of private equity and real estate funds.

Carlos Jose Rolim de Mello at ROLIM DE MELLO SOCIEDADE DE ADVOGADOS is a leading authority in Brazil in private equity matters, with one source describing him as “an outstanding lawyer”.

Ana Cecília Manente of LEVY & SALOMÃO ADVOGADOS draws praise from international sources for her extensive expertise advising domestic and international fund managers and investors on all aspects of fund formation and structuring.

Nei Schilling Zelmanovits at MACHADO MEYER SENDACZ E OPICE ADVOGADOS is an accomplished practitioner who is highly regarded for his impeccable knowledge of investment funds.

Lior Pinsky of VEIRANO ADVOGADOS is a leading expert on all aspects of hedge funds and investment management both in Brazil and internationally.

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