Gustavo Rugani

Partner

+ 55 31 3194-1712

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.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Member of Corporate Commission of OAB/MG

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by the Chambers Latin America 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, as Corporate Commercial: South East.
Ranked by the Chambers Latin America 2020 and 2021, 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, 2020, 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 Leaders League 2019 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).
Ranked by the Análise 500 2019 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 (2nd place), Corporate (2nd place), Construction and Engineering (2nd place).

Education

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).

Recent publications

Machado Meyer advised on the transaction Celesc Distribuição, operating as a subsidiary...[+]
The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) has initiated the process of a public...[+]
On April 15, The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission ("CVM") issued another rule to...[+]
On April 17th, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission ("CVM") issued Instruction...[+]
Executive Order No. 931/20 (MP 931/20) has just been issued, with measures related to the holding...[+]
B3 S.A. - Bolsa, Brasil, Balcão recently issued a second report on listed companies to adapt...[+]
Brazilian companies have been waiting for more than a decade for a new window of opportunity...[+]