Founded in 2002, Dias Carneiro is a full-service law firm with international mind. Its work covers a wide range of practices in a coordinated and integrated manner that enables it to identify trends and opportunities on Brazil's fast growing market. Over the years, the firm has developed a solid track record of high-value cross-border transactions advising domestic and foreign companies across key industry sectors.
The team is well-known for its sophisticated approach and its award-winning ability to offer effective and tailor-made solutions to a broad scale of legal needs.
BMA has been present in most of the major M&A transactions in Brazil over the last two decades, participating in the creation of corporate groups that do business cross a wide spectrum of industries, including Fortune 500 international corporations and many of Brazil’s largest companies.
Helped Eletropaulo in its hostile takeover by Enel;
Helped State Grid Brazil in the process of registration of a public tender offer for the acquisition of shares due to the indirect transfer of control of CPFL Energias Renováveis;
Helped the Boeing-Embraer business combination to form a joint-venture on the commercial jet business of Embraer;
Helped Raízen Combustíveis in the acquisition of Royal Dutch Shell's downstream business in Argentina;
Helped Odebrecht Oil & Gas in its complex and innovative extrajudicial recovery;
Helped Oi S.A. in its restructuring, which has been considered the largest one in Latin America;
Helped XP Controle in the sale of equity of XP Investimentos to Itaú Unibanco;
Araújo e Policastro Advogados has built a reputation as one of the most respected law firms in Brazil, with a long-standing reputation for excellence in various areas of legal practice.
Over 55 years of practice, founding partners Theodoro Araújo and Décio Policastro have been successful in keeping to the firm’s original goal: providing its clients with the highest quality legal services in a professional, creative and practical manner. Founded in 1962, AP is a full-service law firm with headquarters in São Paulo.
Machado Associados is a law firm with a leading international profile, as shown by many international transactions conducted since its foundation.
The M&A and Corporate services include: M&A transactions, structuring and restructuring business transactions, joint ventures, asset deals, sales of commercial establishments, and corporate reorganisations, and assistance for Brazilian companies to expand overseas by assessing the best legal structure, from a corporate, tax, labour and accounting standpoint.