In this chapter we highlight 51 lawyers for their outstanding work in the capital markets space, covering an array of IPOs, structured finance transactions and regulatory matters.
Most highly regarded
White & Case receives three listings in this chapter.
Donald Baker earns plaudits as an “excellent corporate finance lawyer with a wealth of experience and knowledge” who “always pays great attention to detail”.
John Guzman is a “vastly experienced capital markets specialist” who focuses his “first-tier practice” on representing issuers and investment banks in debt and equity offerings.
Abraham Paul is singled out for his expert handling of cross-border offerings of debt and equity securities and other complex capital markets transactions.
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados achieves an impressive five nominations.
Jean Marcel Arakawa is “among the very best lawyers in the capital markets field” thanks to his “encyclopaedic knowledge of Brazilian regulations” as well as his “deep technical knowhow and a strong solution-oriented attitude”.
Marina Anselmo Schneider commands a stellar reputation for her impressive work on domestic and international debt capital markets transactions.
Frederico Kerr Bullamah is “highly skilled and experienced in debt capital markets” and is lauded for his “impressive business-oriented approach” and “extensive international expertise”.
Pinheiro Guimarães Advogados sees five lawyers recognised.
Ivie Moura Alves is recognised as a top-tier lawyer whose well-established practice spans the full gamut of capital markets transactions as well as a broad range of issues in the banking and finance markets.
Cristina Tomiyama stands out for her expertise in complex capital markets deals and securitisations.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados is home to four practitioners highlighted in this chapter.
Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro is looked upon with enormous favour as “one of the top capital markets specialists in Brazil” and receives praise for his “impressive ability to always find solutions to complex issues”.
Henrique Lang is a longstanding figure who is distinguished by his profound expertise in corporate transactions.
The “excellent” Juan Giraldez of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton stands out as “the go-to guy for capital markets and corporate transactions” and excels in debt and equity deals.
Joaquim José Aceturi de Oliveira at Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados is a well-respected lawyer who receives acclaim for his “spectacular work on equity capital markets”.
Daniel de Miranda Facó with Trench Rossi Watanabe is highly regarded for his expertise across regulated and non-regulated industries, and for his extensive experience in debt and equity private offerings for a broad range of clients.
At Lefosse Advogados, Carlos Barbosa Mello is celebrated for his “well-accomplished M&A and private equity practice”.
Tobias Stirnberg from Milbank is renowned for his prowess when it comes to fintech, leveraged finance and corporate issues.
Mathias von Bernuth at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom is an “extremely sharp and technical lawyer” with a strong reputation in debt and equity transactions.
At Machado Meyer Advogados, Eliana Helena de Gregorio Ambrosio Chimenti is widely recognised as an authority on capital markets law and is regularly involved in large-scale deals.
At BMA, Paulo Cezar Aragão is hailed a “highly experienced and deeply-skilled transactional lawyer” thanks to his extensive experience in M&A and capital markets deals.