Thiago Spercel

Thiago Spercel


+ 55 11 3150-7628

Thiago Spercel advises clients in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate finance transactions.
Mr. Spercel has represented corporate clients and international private equity investors in leading cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including transactions in the technology, real estate, hotel & tourism and pharmaceutical industries, among others.
In capital markets and corporate finance, Mr. Spercel has recently participated in leading transactions in Brazil, having represented Brazilian issuers and underwriters in several equity and debt offerings.


Brazilian Bar Association
New York Bar Association
American Bar Association
Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional - International (CCEP-I)

Recent acknowledgments

“Chambers Latin America” (Capital Markets - Brazil) and "Chambers Global – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Leader in your Field)” - 2010, 2011 and 2012.
In 2013, Mr. Spercel represented Blackstone in its investment in Alphaville Urbanismo, having received the “Private Equity Deal of the Year” recognition from LatinLawyer.
In 2013, Mr. Spercel represented Biosev in its initial public offering of shares and put options, having received the “Equity Deal of the Year” recognition from International Financial Law Review – IFLR.
In 2014, Mr. Spercel was ranked a leading professional in “Securities – Brazil” by the Latin Corporate - Client Choice Award.
In 2014, Mr. Spercel represented CETIP S.A. in its partnership with the IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. for the development of a trading platform for fixed-income, derivatives, commodities and equity products, having received the “Deal Maker of the Year” recognition from Finance Monthly.
Recommended by The Legal 500, issue 2017, in Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A.
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, 2018 edition, in Corporate and M&A.


Columbia University – Law School, New York, U.S.A. - LL.M. (2006).
Universidade de São Paulo – Law School, São Paulo, Brazil - LL.M. (2007).
Universidade de São Paulo – Law School, São Paulo, Brazil Bachelor of Laws (2000).
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA Negotiation (2013).
INSPER, São Paulo, Brazil Postgraduation in Compliance (2016).
Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Business administration education, São Paulo, Brazil Postgraduation in Business administration (2004).

Office experience abroad

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (2006-2008 New York, NY) (2009-2016 São Paulo, Brazil).

Recent publications

Law No. 13,800/2019, enacted in January, converted into law, with various modifications, Presidential...[+]
Law No. 13,792/19, published in the Official Federal Gazette on January 4, provides more flexibility...[+]
In capital increases of corporations, the share issue price is set by the body responsible...[+]
In the current context of fighting corruption and strengthening a culture of ethics and corporate...[+]
Law No. 12,846, also known as the Anti-Corruption Law, was enacted five years ago, on August...[+]
A few months after Law No. 13,506/2017 coming into force and a broad debate with various market...[+]
The Federal Government's PPIs - OverviewIn March 2017, the federal government announced the...[+]