PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mauricio has over 20 years of experience working with corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and contracts, including sales and acquisitions of shares, joint ventures, finance transactions and offerings of securities. In addition to transactional matters, Mauricio has significant experience in corporate law, regulation of the Brazilian Securities Commission and the Central Bank of Brazil, compensation and and wealth and estate planning.

Mauricio advises regularly local and foreign clientes, including public and private companies, private equity and venture capital funds, financial institutions and family offices.

The recent transactions in which Mauricio has been recently involved include:
• Joint venture between Telefonica and Caisse de dèpot et placement du Québec to develop fiber assets in Brazil
• Acquisition by Diagnósticos da América (DASA) of diagnostics companies Salomão Zoppi, Gilson Cidrin, Leme, Gaspar, São Camilo, Nobel and São Marcos, of Hospital Innova, Allbrokers Consultoria and Gesto Saúde
• Acquisition by fund managed by BTG Pactual of shopping centers from BR Malls
• Investiment by GP Investments and Parallax Ventures in 2TM Participações/Mercado Bitcoin
• Merger of Mills Estruturas e Serviços de Engenharia with Solaris, followed by the acquisition of SK Rental and Nest Plataformas
• Aquisition by New Fortress Energy of the Brazilian assets of Golar Power and CH4 Energia
• Investiments by Gávea Investimentos in Fras-le, Grupo São Francisco, Mundo Pet and Chilli Beans
• Sale of UniRedentor to Grupo Afya
• Sale of Hospital do Câncer to Oncoclínicas
• Investiment by Port of Rotterdam Authority in Companhia de Integração Portuária do Pecém
• Sale of Vigor S.A. to Grupo Lala
• IPOs of GetNinjas, WestWing Brasil, Méliuz, Azul and Instituto Hermes Pardini

Education
LL.B – UERJ (2002)
LL.M. Columbia Law School (NY), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (2008)

Recognitions
• Latin Lawyer 250 – Corporate and M&A (2021).

Publication
• Increase and Deferral of Convening Shareholders Meetings in Publicly-Traded Companies (Pedidos de Aumento e Interrupção de Prazo de Antecedência de Convocação de Assembleia Geral de Companhias Abertas) In MONTEIRO DE CASTRO, Rodrigo Rocha, AZEVEDO, Luis Andre, HENRIQUES, Marcus de Freitas (coord.). Direito Societário, Mercado de Capitais, Arbitragem e Outros Temas – Homenagem a Nelson Eizirik. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2020.

• Digital Shareholders Meetings in Brazil: the Impact of Covid-19 on Shareholders Meetings Season. International Bar Association, Julho de 2020. Available here.

• §1 of Article 1 of Law 5,709 and its Implications in Acquisitions and other Business Transactions (Interpretação do §1º do Artigo 1o da Lei 5.709 e seu Impacto em Aquisições e Outras Operações Empresariais). In PERES, Tatiana Bonatti; FAVACHO, Frederico (coord). Agronegócio. São Paulo: Chiado, 2017.

• Corporate Reorganizations in Acquisition Transactions (Reorganizações Societárias no Âmbito de Processos de Aquisição). In SIQUEIRA, Marcelo; BUHATEM, Fernanda Bastos; TREIGER, José Marcos; SHERIQUE, Elie Jaques. In Brasil M&A – Guia para Fusões e Aquisições de Empresas Brasileiras. São Paulo: Donnelly Financial Solutions, 2018.

• Brazilian Depositary Receipts. In SIQUEIRA, Marcelo; PEREIRA, Atademes Branco; TREIGER, José Marcos (coord.). Brasil S/A – Guia de Acesso ao Mercado de Capitais para Companhias Brasileiras. 2ª Edição. São Paulo: Donnelly Financial Solutions, 2020.

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