Partner Profile

Moacir Zilbovicius

Mattos Filho


LL 250


Moacir’s practice focuses on M&A transactions and general corporate matters with emphasis on publicly held companies. He represents business conglomerates, domestic and foreign, from different economic sectors. Moacir served as the head of the legal department of the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM). He worked as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He is a member of the advisory board of Fundação Antonio e Helena Zerrener (co-controlling shareholders of Ambev).


  • Chambers Global – Corporate/M&A (2000–2021)
  • Chambers Latin America – Corporate/M&A (2008–2021)
  • Euromoney Expert Guides – Best of the Best Latin America; M&A; Private Equity; Corporate Governance (2016; 2019)
  • Latin Lawyer 250 – Corporate and M&A; Corporate Governance (2020);
  • IFLR 1000 – Leading Lawyer: Corporate/M&A (2014 – 2015; 2017); Highly regarded: M&A (2018 –2021)
  • The Legal 500 – Leading partner: Corporate/M&A (2012 – 2019; 2021)
  • Who’s Who Legal Brazil – M&A and Governance (2014 – 2020)
  • Who’s Who Legal Global – M&A and Governance: Corporate Governance; M&A and Governance: M&A (2020)
  • Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Corporate Governance (2019 –2020); Brazil (2020)

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