We are recognized as specialized advisors in the Corporate and M&A areas, having acted in several of the largest and most complex transactions carried out in Brazil.
Our experience in Corporate / M&A covers structuring and trading activities, ranging from publicly traded companies and large private groups to startups, domestic or international, in various segments of the economy, aimed at the interests of both buyers and sellers.
Our multidisciplinary approach, with specialists in the areas of investment funds, private equity, tax, and other areas that deal with M&A negotiations, enables us to assist all phases and peculiarities of the merger and acquisition process.
Our team advises in a variety of cases representing banks, asset managers, private equity funds, venture capital and their domestic and foreign investors, in all aspects of their business, including fund-raising, constitution of funds, shareholder agreement negotiation, making investments regardless of their stage (including seed capital and greenfields), and subsequent divestments.
We also participate in regulatory matters with the CVM (Brazilian Securities Commission), advising on corporate restructuring, takeover bids, guidance on strategic Investor Relations matters and administrative proceedings.
Awards & Recognitions
The Corporate/M&A area is recognized among the leading players in the Brazilian legal market by Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, Latin Lawyer 250, Análise Advocacia 500, The Legal 500, LACCA, IFLR1000 and Leaders League.
Best Brazilian Law Firm: Corporate/M&A 2019 - Silver Award (ILASA / The Leaders League)
We were distinguished among the leading Brazilian Corporate / M&A Law Firms by the ILASA, in a ceremony held in New York, in June, 2019. This accomplishment is the result of projects and operations conducted by our teams over the past two years, representing financial institutions and large corporations in the most diverse market and industry sectors.
"M&A is the heart of the firm, occupying around one-third of Vieira Rezende’s lawyers. Several high-profile clients rely on the department for notable corporate work." Latin Lawyer 250
"The corporate area has an outstanding reputation among its clients and peers and represents the largest individual practice of the firm." Chambers Latin America