Partner Profile

Marcela Taquette Vaz

Pinheiro Guimarães

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

E Marcela Taquette Vaz is a very active young partner with experience in different areas of the practice of banking and finance, with an emphasis in cross-border and local project finance deals. She routinely works for financial institutions, equity sponsors and borrowers on different types of cross-border financing deals, including bond offerings (including tender offers, consent solicitations and exchange offers), syndicated loans, leveraged and acquisition financings, trade financings and debt restructurings, involving complex structures for sharing of collateral among lenders of different jurisdictions. In the domestic market she advises on debt offerings (mostly infrastructure debentures) and bank financings, including loans from development banks and local governmental agencies.

Education: Colégio Santo Agostinho, Rio de Janeiro (BA); Catholic University Law School, Rio de Janeiro (LLB, 2007). New York University School of Law, New York (LLM, 2012). Foreign associate at Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, 2012–2013. Member: Brazilian Bar Association and New York Bar.

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