Partner Profile

S Wade Angus

Jones Day


LL 250


Wade Angus has over 25 years' experience representing clients in cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity and restructuring transactions in the United States, Latin America and Europe. His practice focuses on cross-border M&A in Brazil and throughout Latin America, where he has extensive experience in the energy, transportation and infrastructure, financial services, media and telecommunications sectors.

Wade has represented companies such as Andrade Gutierrez, SA; CIRCOR International; Citigroup Global Markets; Cosan SA; ENGIE SA; Fluor Corporation; Gas Natural Fenosa; GIC Special Investments (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation); Group 1 Automotive; Intesa Sanpaolo SpA; Itaú-Unibanco; Mastercard International, NII Holdings, Inc; PepsiCo; Schneider Electric; Verizon Communications Inc; and WL Ross & Co.

Wade advised ENGIE in its US$8.6 billion acquisition of Brazilian gas pipeline company TAG from Petrobas. He has advised NII Holdings in numerous transactions, including its $905 million sale of Nextel Brazil to América Móvil, and NII Holdings’ $178 million sale of Nextel Argentina to Group Clarin, which Latin Finance named as its 2015 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year.

Wade is a frequent speaker on cross-border M&A and private equity, has authored articles on private equity and M&A, among other topics, and has been a guest commentator on CNBC. He is a member of the board of directors of the Brazilian–American Chamber of Commerce.

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