20 out The Legal 500 2023 indica o VBSO Advogados nas áreas de Capital Markets, Tax Advisory e Corporate and M&A
O ranking The Legal 500 2023 foi divulgado nesta quarta-feira, 19 de Outubro de 2022, 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.
VBSO Advogados is noted for its ‘strong expertise in agribusiness, real estate and capital markets operations’, with the agribusiness side of its practice particularly well respected. The firm represents a wide range of issuers and underwriters, and handles transactional and regulatory matters for numerous investment funds. José Alves Ribeiro is ‘an exemplary partner, contributing excellently in discussions and getting completely involved’. Founding partners Erik Oioli and Renato Buranello also bring considerable banking and capital markets experience.
Practice head(s): Erik Frederico Oioli; José Alves Ribeiro; Henrique Lisboa
‘Complete team with strong expertise in agribusiness, real estate and capital markets operations. Strong ability to execute and think about solid and creative structures.’
‘In my opinion VBSO is among the best legal firms in Brazil for agribusiness, has a highly qualified team, trained and tuned in to everything that refers to Brazilian agribusiness.’
‘Manages, with a relatively small team, to be also “full service” for what is necessary in financial/market operations.’
Banco Itaú BBA
Banco Bradesco BBI
Banco Rabobank International Brasil
BRVias Holding VRD
Solfarma Comércio de Produtos Farmacêuticos
Travessia Assessoria Financeira
Acted for the debtor, Sendas Distribuidora, on the issuance of R$1.5bn in real estate receivable certificates backed by private debentures.
Advised Riza Asset Management on a R$350m issuance by its agribusiness real estate investment fund, Riza Agro.
Assisted the underwriter, Banco Itaú BBA, on a R$70m commercial papers issuance by Terra de Cultivo Indústria de Fertilizantes e Rações.
VBSO Advogados is adept in assisting clients throughout the entire life-cycle of corporate transactions, including proceedings before Brazil’s regulatory agencies. The firm has remained busy acting for buyers and sellers in significant M&A deals, business combinations, corporate reorganisations and joint ventures in an array of sectors. Erik Oioli has a strong background in the purchase and sale of equity interests, incorporations and spin-offs. He heads up the practice with Amanda Visentini Rodrigues, who is singled out for her track record in private equity deals, corporate governance matters and business restructurings. Associate Beatriz Soares Locoselli focuses on M&A, corporate law and private equity. The VBSO Institute, a tool to further the scope of the social responsibility initiatives developed by the firm, was founded in 2021, and in that year alone its partners and associates dedicated 280 hours to pro bono work.
Practice head(s):Erik Oioli; Amanda Visentini Rodrigues
‘Dedication and great attention to the clients.’
‘Erik Oioli is recommended.’
Liqi Digital Assets
Advised Banco BMG on the acquisition of 50% of the stake of AF Invest Administração de Recursos and Araújo Fontes Consultoria e Negócios Imobiliários.
Assisted Banco BMG, as the controlling shareholder of BMG GranitoSoluções em Pagamento, in a joint venture transaction with Banco Inter.
Assisted Liqi Digital Assets in an investment round, which involved a R$30m capital injection.
VBSO Advogados ‘stands out for its excellent technical level, speed of response, and effort to understand client issues in-depth and help seek the best solutions’. Domestic and international companies benefit from the firm’s good track record before the administrative and judicial courts. Recently, the firm has been involved in several high-profile tax cases affecting Brazil’s power sector. The highly experienced Paulo Vaz jointly leads the practice alongside Diego Miguita, who handles a mix of advisory and litigation work, and Mário Shingaki, who has good expertise in individual and corporate tax planning.
Practice head(s):Paulo Vaz; Mário Shingaki; Diego Miguita
‘VBSO stands out for its excellent technical level, speed of response, and effort to understand client issues in-depth and help seek the best solutions.’
‘The general level of partners and lawyers is very high, combined with an excellent interaction and feedback with the client.’
‘I recommend in particular Paulo Vaz who attends to us with all his attention and whose knowledge in the tax area and calmness in his analyses forms the basis of our decision making.’
Lua Nova Indústria e Comércio de Produtos Alimentícios (Panco)
Comexport Companhia de Comércio Exterior
Stockler Comercial e Exportadora
Nec Latin America
Equatorial Energia Maranhão (formerly CEMAR)
Equatorial Energia Pará (formerly CELPA)
Argo Transmissão de Energia
Polimport Comércio e Exportação