This year, once again, Machado Meyer is among the most prominent Brazilian firms in the Financial and Corporate Finance fields, according to the main international publication covering these segments, International Financial Law Review (IFLR), which has just disclosed its 22º annual ranking – IFLR 1000, 2012 edition.

Between the five practices (Banking, Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity and Project Finance), the firm is hanked as tier 1 in all categories. Notice that, within each of the bands in their respective areas, the law firms appear in alphabetical order. Therefore, all the tier 1 firms are equally evaluated, regardless of the order in which their names are mentioned. It is applicable to bands 2 and 3.

Find below the complete rankings, for each of the segments:

BANKING

Tier 1

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice

Pinheiro Guimarães

Pinheiro Neto

Tier 2

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga

Souza Cescon Barrieu & Flesch

Tier 3

Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão

Levy & Salomão

Motta Fernandes Rocha

TozziniFreire

Trench Rossi e Watanabe

CAPITAL MARKETS

Tier 1

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga

Pinheiro Neto

Tier 2

Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão

Pinheiro Guimarães

Souza Cescon Barrieu & Flesch

Tier 3

Lefosse

Levy & Salomão

Tauil & Chequer

TozziniFreire

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Tier 1

Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga

Pinheiro Neto

Tier 2

Pinheiro Guimarães

Souza Cescon Barrieu & Flesch

TozziniFreire

Tier 3

Demarest e Almeida

Levy & Salomão

Motta Fernandes Rocha

Trench Rossi e Watanabe

Ulhôa Canto Rezende Guerra

Veirano

PRIVATE EQUITY

Tier 1

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga

Pinheiro Neto

Tier 2

Mundie e Advogados

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