Arthur B. Penteado

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7405

Endorsed by specialized publications as a reference in mergers and acquisitions transactions in Brazil. With over 25 years of experience in M&A, private equity, capital markets, and corporate reorganizations, he represents various Brazilian and international clients in their acquisitions, divestments, and other corporate and capital markets transactions, specializing in complex transactions involving public companies. He has various articles published in these areas and acts as a speaker and guest lecturer in courses in the corporate and M&A areas.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)

International Bar Association (IBA)

Mergers and Acquisitions Committee (CAF), member of the technical area

Recent acknowledgments

Recommended by The Legal 500, 2021 edition, in Corporate and M&A.

Recognized by Latin Lawyer National, 2020 edition, in Corporate and M&A.

Recognized by IFLR1000 (2019-2020) as a "notable practitioner" in M&A

Winner of the Client Choice Award (2019), awarded by the publication Lexology

Recognized by Chambers & Partners Latin America (2013-2021) as a leading M&A lawyer in Brazil

Recognized by Chambers & Partners Global (2014-2020) as a leading M&A lawyer - in Brazil

Recommended by The Legal 500 (2015-2019) as a Corporate and M&A lawyer in Brazil

Ranked by Análise Advocacia (2014-2019) as one of the most admired Corporate Lawyers

Recognized by Best Lawyers (2015-2020) as a leading lawyer in Corporate and M&A in Brazil

Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 (2014-2020) as a leading Corporate and M&A lawyer in Brazil

Recognized by the Leaders League (2016-2020) as a leading lawyer in Corporate and M&A in Brazil

In 2019, he represented Petrobras in the sale of 90% of its stake in Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. (TAG) to the consortium led by Engie, for about R$30 billion, in the largest cash transaction in Brazil until then, winner of several M&A awards, such as the American publication Latin Finance and the English publication IFLR.

Education

University of São Paulo (USP) - Master in Commercial Law, 2005

University of London, King's College - Master of Laws in Corporate Law, 2004

University of São Paulo (USP) - Bachelor of Laws, 2001

Office experience abroad

Associate Attorney at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York, USA (2007/2008)

Recent publications

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