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Head of the corporate department, which includes the areas of M&A and Private equity, Corporate, Capital Markets and Restructuring. Specialist in structured finance transactions, debt restructurings and special situations cases, and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in the structuring and implementation of a variety of restructuring transactions, such as debts renegotiation (amend and extend), extrajudicial recoveries (recuperação extrajudicial), distressed fundraising (such as DIP financing), as well as investments, assets sale/acquisition (including as ‘isolated productive units’, knows as UPI sale), distressed credit/NPL trading and M&A transactions in general. He has represented creditors in general, debtors in debt restructurings and extrajudicial recoveries and investors (such as strategic, local and international hedge funds and private equity investors). He has provided legal assistance to companies, banks, investment funds and investors in structured and complex corporate finance transactions, local and cross border, including syndicated loans, asset-based finance transactions, securitization transactions and trading of credit portfolios (including non-performing). He conducted important M&A transactions involving financial and non-financial institutions. He also advise clients on regulatory matters related to banking, finance and capital market regulation.

Recent acknowledgments

  • Chambers & Partners Brazil: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2021-2024)
  • Chambers Latin America: Bankrupcty/Restructuring (2018-2021)
  • The Legal 500: Restruturing & Insolvency (2021); Banking & Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency (2022-2023)
  • Leaders League: Bankruptcy (2020-2021); Banking & Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Private Equity & Funds and Banking & Finance: Regulatory and Opinions (2022-2023)
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Capital Markets and Restructuring and Insolvency (2018-2023)
  • Latin Lawyer National: Capital Markets and Restructuring and Insolvency (2020)
  • Análise Advocacia 500: Trade and Financial Transactions (2021)
  • GRR - Global Restructuring Review: Restructuring (2020)
  • IFLR1000: Banking, as "Notable practitioner" (2020); Restructuring & Insolvency and Banking, as "Highly Regarded" (2022-2023)
  • Latin Lawyer: Advised structurers and coordinators, consistent with the issuance of bonds, in the scope of its judicial reorganization, awarded "Deal of the Year within the Americas" (2010); represented a judicial reorganization, whose restructuring was awarded "Deal of the Year within the Americas" (2013)


  • Master’s degree (LL.M.) in Laws at the University of Virginia School of Law, USA (2008)
  • Postgraduation in Insurance Law at the Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV (2003)
  • Bachelor of Laws at the Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2002)

Relevant experience

  • Sidley Austin LLP, in New York (2008-2009)


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – Brazil, and the INSOL International. He currently acts as an Alternate Member of the Board of Directors of TMA Brazil
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