Partner Profile

Jean Marcel Arakawa

Mattos Filho


LL 250


Jean advises Brazilian and international corporations, financial institutions and institutional investors in a wide array of capital markets and financial and corporate transactions.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Jean advises companies in a diverse range of industries on accessing capital markets – from entry through to obtaining initial registration with the Brazilian Securities & Exchange Commission (CVM) or listing of securities with B3 and other organised markets. His services also include structuring and carrying out public offerings and private placements of shares, debt and hybrid securities, and listing securities on organised markets. Jean also assists with market withdrawals through public acquisition offers or reorganisations involving publicly held and private companies.

Jean applies his experience to advise publicly held companies, financial institutions and institutional investors in meeting their legal, regulatory and self-regulatory obligations for participating in securities markets. He also advises on structuring and conducting fundraising, investments, divestments, reorganisations and other corporate transactions involving publicly held companies or companies seeking to go public.

Jean works with private equity and venture capital investments and divestments, especially structures linked to regulated markets or for withdrawing from the market through public offerings and stock market listings. He also defends capital market participants in administrative disciplinary proceedings filed by the CVM and is a member of the Regulatory Committee of the Brazilian Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (ABVCAP).

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