Ricardo Coelho joined Pinheiro Neto Advogados in 1985 and has been a partner since 1996. He has significant experience in corporate law, project finance, asset finance, foreign trade, public–private partnerships, capital markets (equity and debt securities), credit facilities, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, leasing, oil and gas, energy, maritime law, ethanol and biofuels, transportation, aviation and insurance industries. Ricardo has traditionally advised several major Brazilian and foreign companies, as well as international financial institutions in recent decades. Recently, Ricardo assisted the lenders KfW and IFC in the 1.76 billion reais Gás Natural Açu SA finance for the development, construction and implementation in Açu Port (Brazil) of a thermal LNG plant with capacity of 1.3 gigawatt (GW), including a regasification terminal for LNG in the port. Ricardo Coelho obtained his bachelor’s degree from Universidade Cândido Mendes and worked as an international associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York.

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