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Gustavo Rugani

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Gustavo Rugani

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.

Recent acknowledgments

  • Chambers & Partners Brazil: Corporate/Commercial: Minas Gerais and Capital Markets (2021-2023)
  • Chambers Latin America:  Corporate Commercial: South East (2016-2021); Capital Markets (2020-2021)
  • Chambers Global: Capital Markets (2020-2024)
  • The Legal 500: Capital Markets and City focus Belo Horizonte - Commercial, corporate and M&A (2021-2023)
  • Leaders League: Capital Markets: Regulatory & Legal Opinions, Debt, Equity, Large-cap and cross-border transactions and Corporate Law (2020-2021); Mercado de Capitais: regulatório & opiniões legais, Debt, Equity e M&A: Transações Large-cap (2022-2023) and Corporate: Business Law - Southeast (2023)
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Corporate Governance (2018-2020); Capital Markets (2022-2023)
  • Latin Lawyer National: Corporate Governance (2020)
  • Client Choice Awards - International Law Office: Corporate Governance (2021) and Capital Markets (2018, 2022) 
  • Análise Advocacia 500: Minas Gerais and in the areas of Transportation and Logistics, Health, Construction and Engineering, Corporate and Business Contracts (2020); Minas Gerais, Transportation and Logistics, Corporate, Construction and Engineering and Financial Transactions (2021)
  • Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets (2018-2022); "WWL: Thought Leaders" in Capital Markets (2022-2023)
  • IFLR1000: M&A and Capital Markets: Debt (2018-2023)
  • Latin Finance: bond issue operation, winner of Latin Finance's Deal of the Year in the Corporate High-Yield Bond of the Year category (2013)


  • University of California, Berkeley (LL.M, 2010)
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2004)

Relevant experience

  • Clifford Chance US LLP, USA (2010‐2011)


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
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