Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados Office won the Deal of the Year 2010 prize, offered by the traditional British publication Latin Lawyer. The award winning was due to the office being involved in the most important deals of the year, regarding capital markets and corporate restructuring, in this order: Petrobras capitalization and the restructuring of the RANCHING group Independência.
The partners responsible for the Petrobras capitalization operation, on behalf of the state company, were Daniel Facó, Giovanni Biscardi and Cristina Tomiyama and the associates Mariana Castello, Marcia Lencastre, Caio Prado and Daniel Szyfman.
The restructuring of Independência was partaken by partners Domingos Refinetti, Guilherme Malouf and Alexandre Clápis and the associates Renata de Oliveira, Mayra Simioni, Renato Maggio, Glaucia Coelho and Marcos Jarne.
(Leis e Negócios by Marina Diana | http://colunistas.ig.com.br/leisenegocios 07.04.2011)
(Jornal do Commercio 07.04.2011/Caderno B6)
(My Clipp Conselho Nacional de Justiça 07.04.2011)