João Marcelo specialises in M&A, private equity, corporate law and capital market (CVM) matters, also acting in privatisations and finance transactions. He represents clients in several complex cases. Usual clients are Nippon Steel, Bradesco, the HIG Pátria and Baupost funds, GE, Gulfstream, Bristow Group, IFC, ST Group, etc. João worked on the Usiminas corporate dispute (representing Nippon Steel); on the formation of JV Quod, on the governance reorganisation of Banco 24hs (Tecban), on the project finance for GNA; and on several M&A, private equity and public tender offering (OPA) deals as well as on advisory issues for publicly held companies.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of São Paulo (USP), an MBA from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and an LLM from the University of London. He was a foreign associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, in New York and He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and German.
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