Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is a managing partner in Campos Mello Advogados’, Brazilian arm of DLA Piper.
He has an extensive practice in the areas of real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities, providing assistance with planning and structuring of business transactions and corporate activities, including incorporation of companies; corporate reorganizations and restructuring; and assembly of joint ventures, consortiums, associations, foundations, partnerships and other methods of organizing businesses, activities and enterprises.
Fabio’s services also include guiding clients in the acquisition and disposition of corporate shareholdings or assets; executing due diligence procedures, divestitures, M&A transactions (including management buyouts and takeovers); and assisting in the acquisition or transfer of ownership of equity interests, minority shareholdings and the structuring of public offerings of shares.
He offers legal advice in all investment operations, directing Brazilian and foreign investors on mutual funds, investment companies and share portfolios.
Among his clients are Brazilian and international companies in many industry sectors, such as hospitality and leisure (hotels and resorts), infrastructure, financial and banking services (investment management and funds), real estate and transportation.
He also lead the negotiations with DLA Piper that resulted on the execution in 2010 of a Cooperation Agreement, which made Campos Mello Advogados one of the few international firms operating in Brazil.
Fabio also serves at the Board of Directors of several listed and non-listed companies, as well as a member of the board of OAB (Brazilian Bar Association) in Rio de Janeiro.