Partner of the Corporate Finances practice, responsible for the Belo Horizonte unit. Rugani is specialist in subjects related to the capital markets (equity and debt transactions), mergers and acquisitions. His work is focused on structuring and implementing mergers and acquisitions (buy side or sell side, private placements, competitive bids and others) and capital markets’ transactions (equity and debt), both in the form of IPOs or follow-ons, primary and secondary, for equity transactions, or debentures, bonds, CRIs, and promissory notes and other securities for debt transactions. Has previous experience in the areas of knowledge of civil construction, machinery and equipment rental, electric energy, food, education, mining, steel, sanitation, transportation, logistics and finances.
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Ranked by the Chambers Latin America 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020, as Corporate Commercial: South East.
Ranked by the Chambers Latin America 2020, as Capital Markets
Recognized by Clients Choice Awards, in Capital Markets (Brazil), 2018 edition.
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, in Corporate Governance, 2018 edition.
Recognized as notable practitioner by the guide IFLR1000, 2018 and 2019 edition.
Recommended by Who’s Who Legal 2018, in Capital Markets.
Ranked by the Chambers Latin America 2018 as Up and Coming in the Corporate and Commercial area.
Ranked by the Análise 500 2017 among the most admired attorneys in (1st place), among the most admired lawyers in the state of Minas Gerais, full service banks and in the areas of Transportation and Logistics (1st place), Financial Operations (1st place), Corporate (2nd place), Construction and Engineering (2nd place), Siderurgy and Mining (3rd place) and Transport and Logistics (1st place).
Recommended by The Legal 500, 2016 edition, in Capital Markets.
Has worked in the operation of bonds issuance by Cosan, winner of the Deal of the Year 2013 of the Latin Finance in the category of Corporate High‐Yield Bond of the Year.
Recommended by Leaders League 2018 in Capital Markets, Large-Cap M&A e M&A and Corporate Law.
Recommended by he Legal 500, in Capital Markets ans M&A, 2018 Edition
Ranked by the Análise 500 2018 among the most admired attorneys in (1st place), among the most admired lawyers in the state of Minas Gerais, full service banks and in the areas of Transportation and Logistics (1st place), Financial Operations (2st place), Corporate (3nd place), Construction and Engineering (4nd place).
University of California, Berkeley (LL.M, 2010).
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2004).
Office experience abroad
Clifford Chance US LLP, USA (2010‐2011).