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Sao Paolo, Brazil
CONTACT Maria Luísa Reis
Professional with 11+ years of practice in Corporate Law and M&A, working from medium (USD50M+) to large (USD1B+) size deals, including cross-border ones, mostly for the biggest players in Brazil and significant relevant multinational clients of all kind of sectors and industries, carrying, among others, responsibilities regarding:
(i) corporate advisory related to business combinations, such as transaction readiness (pre-deal preparation), purchase and sale of shares (cash-out/acquisitions), asset purchase and capital increase (cash-in), reorganizations (spin-offs, drop-down, mergers, cash-and-stock deals, etc.), structuring of investment and divestment projects, leveraged buyouts (LBOs), management buyouts (MBO), OPAs/IPOs and others similars ;
(ii) definition, improvement and implementation of corporate governance principles, policies and rules, including in compliance with Governmental Authorities requirements;
(iii) planning and protection of property and resources, through tax economy, succession preparation and preservation, not to mention for security and confidentiality purposes;
(iv) setting up associations, joint ventures, consortia, along different kinds of structures and strategic alliances or partnerships, related or not with securities or restructuring ; and
(v) project management (PMO) and post integration (PMI), delivering an end to end approach.
Solid academic background, with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (2015) and a Masters in Business Law and Game Theory (2018), both from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), where I taught for 3.5y, not to mention a complementary formation with a Micro Masters in Finance (MIT), a MBA in Controllership (USP) and several certificates of professionalization in Accounting and Valuation (Columbia-NYC & NYIF).
Deep technical and multidisciplinary knowledge that generates value through the holistic view of the organization and the transaction, understanding not only of the objectives of each of the participants evolved, but also of the purpose desired by the parties.
Completing the profile, there´s the special ability to design tactical and practical solutions, with a degree of complexity and detail that is adequate and sufficient for the specifics of the case, pointing out and allocating relevant risks, but aimed at achieving the expected result, in an effective and efficient way.