O ranking The Legal 500 Latin America 2022 destaca a atuação do VBSO Advogados

O ranking The Legal 500 Latin America 2022 destaca a atuação do VBSO Advogados

O ranking The Legal 500 2022 foi divulgado nesta quarta-feira, 20 de Outubro, e destaca o VBSO Advogados nas áreas de Capital Markets, Tax Advisory e Corporate and M&A. Veja abaixo os resultados completos e comentários sobre o nosso escritório.

Tax Advisory

VBSO Advogados has a broad tax practice and a team of several highly experienced and specialised lawyers. Paulo Vaz draws on over 30 years of experience advising domestic and international clients and is especially experienced on tax issues linked to corporate reorganisations. Diego Miguita handles contentious and non-contentious tax issues, including advice on structuring foreign assets and M&A deals. Mário Shingaki, also a qualified accountant, is highly experienced in corporate and individual tax planning, having previously worked as an auditor and tax planner for a bank.

Practice head(s):

Paulo Vaz; Mário Shingaki; Diego Miguita


‘The team of VBSO are senior and have a deep knowledge in tax, which is highly complex in Brazil. They support us in tax planning for new transactions. From my point of view they exceed in their tax knowledge due to their experience across many segments.’

‘The team has great and experienced professionals. In addition, they seek to be a business partner of the client when they know their businesses.’

‘Mario Shingaki – experience and great technical knowledge. Diego Miguita – proactive, business vision, responsible, great expertise.’

Key clients

Banco Pine

Equatorial Energia

Lua Nova Indústria e Comércio de Produtos Alimentícios

Comexport Companhia de Comércio Exterior

Stockler Comercial e Exportadora

Nec Latin America

Equatorial Energia Maranhão

Equatorial Energia Pará

Argo Transmissão de Energia


Polimport Comércio e Exportação

Ikesaki Group

Guerbet Produtos Radiológicos

Rio Tinto Mineração do Brasil

Alcan Alumina

JF Citrus Agropecuária

MSP Participações

Omron Healthcare

Sertrading (BR)

DSM Produtos Nutricionais Brasil

Patria Infraestrutura Iii Fundo de Investimento em Participações Multiestrategia

Multilaser Industrial

RD Raia Drogasil

MPC Bioenergia do Brasil Participações e Serviços


Capital Markets

VBSO Advogados has wide-ranging expertise in debt capital markets and other structured instruments, and is regularly instructed by underwriters and issuers. Securitisations involving agribusiness and real estate receivable certificates remain strong areas of focus, as do public and private issuances of promissory notes and debentures. Name partners Erik Oioli and Renato Buranello are both highly active in this sector. Fellow partner José Alves Ribeiro brings strong transactional and regulatory expertise.

Practice head(s):

Erik Frederico Oioli; José Alves Ribeiro; Henrique Lisboa


‘VBSO is a long-standing partner firm. They are extremely technical, they dominate in depth the subjects and are fast and courteous in their service.’

‘José Alves Ribeiro knows the market well.’

Key clients

Banco Itaú BBA

Banco Bradesco BBI

Banco Rabobank International Brasil

Banco Safra

BRVias Holding VRD

Solfarma Comércio de Produtos Farmacêuticos

Forte Securitizadora

UBY Agroquímica

Banco Inter

RB Capital Companhia Securitizadora

Travessia Assessoria Financeira

True Securitizadora

EcoAgro Securitizadora

Riza Gestora de Recursos

Banco BTG Pactual


Banco Indusval

Eólica Serra das Vacas Participações

Perfin Gestão de Recursos

Riber KWS Sementes

Oncoclínicas do Brasil Serviços Médicos

Mateus Supermercados

Sendas Distribuidora

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição

Kobold Gestora de Fundos


Cyrela Brazil Realty Empreendimentos e Participações

Inter Construtora e Incorporadora

Quasar Asset Management

WNT Gestora de Recursos

Blu Pagamentos

Credit Brasil Fomento Mercantil

JF Citrus Agropecuária


Strategi Capital

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banco Múltiplo

International Finance Corporation – IFC

EBES Sistemas de Energia

Grupo AKRK Participações

Valora Gestão de Investimentos

Supplier Administradora de Cartões

Banco Sofisa

Work highlights

  • Advised Banco Bradesco BBI and Riomar Shopping Fortaleza on Riomar’s first issuance of debentures, worth R$185m.
  • Advised Mateus Supermercados in the R$200m issuance of real estate receivables certificates by True Securitizadora, and backed by the client’s real estate receivables.
  • Advised Banco Bradesco BBI on a R$400m bond issue by Fleury.


Corporate and M&A

VBSO Advogados stands out in the financial services sector, where it has an active practice and advises well-known banks on sales and acquisitions. Agribusiness, infrastructure and retail-sector companies also turn to the corporate and M&A department for assistance. In 2020, the firm’s sustainability committee implemented a new pro bono policy; the project reached 136 pro bono hours between April and December 2020. M&A, private equity and corporate governance specialist Amanda Visentini Rodrigues co-leads the practice alongside founding partner Erik Oioli, who also coordinates the firm’s banking and capital markets practice. Associates Beatriz Soares Locoselli and Letícia Okuma, who joined from Demarest Advogados in November 2020, are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Amanda Visentini Rodrigues; Erik Oioli


‘Business understanding, availability and focus on the most relevant issues.‘

‘Jose Ribeiro and Amanda Vicentini are recommended.’

Key clients

Banco BMG

BMG Participações

BMG Participações em Negócios

Work highlights

  • Advising Banco BMG, as current controlling  shareholder of BMG Granito Soluções em Pagamento, a company specialised in electronic payment solutions, in a joint venture transaction with Banco Inter.
  • Assisted BMG Participações in the sale of interest held by BMG Participações in BMG Seguros to Assicurazioni Generali.
  • Advised a controlled company of Banco BMG, CBfácil Corretora de Seguros e Negócios, on the acquisition of quotas issued by Raro Recrutamento em TI (Rarolabs), a technology and innovative software solutions company.