CORPORATE

Among the activities carried out by this area, special attention can be given to mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international investments, corporate restructuring, contracts involving Brazilians and foreigners and international contracts, agreements with unitholders and shareholders, implementation of corporate governance mechanisms, issues related to capital markets, judicial and extrajudicial reorganizations and due diligence procedures.

In addition to matters directly related to Corporate Law, the firm has extensive experience in Real Estate Law, having participated in real estate acquisition and development transactions as well as in the acquisition and regularization of rural properties (including acquisition by foreigners) and exploration of forests.

Among the main activities developed by the area, the following jobs also stand out:


• Assistance in the acquisition of control, and in the negotiation and drafting of a shareholder agreement and a management contract regarding wind farm projects.
• Assistance in the sale of a factory in the sector of industrialized bread;
• Representation of a civil construction corporation in the renegotiation of minority participation acquisition, reallocation of assets within its group and corporate restructuring;
• Assistance to a weapons manufacturer regarding the business effects deriving from the sale of assets;
• Assistance to a global development institution aimed at the private sector in developing countries in the negotiation and structuring of the extraordinary sale of the assets of the bankrupt estate;
• Assistance to a cooperative in an economic and financial restructuring project;
• Representation of an energy management company in the acquisition of 100% of the partners’ quotas;
• Representation of a shareholder of a company that develops software and provides solutions in Information Technology in the sale of significant share capital;
• Assistance in the sale of the shares of a franchised food corporation;
• Representation of the comptrollers in the sale of control of a prosthesis distributor;
• Assistance in the sale of the control of a company that operates in the poultry abattoir sector in the state of Mato Grosso;
• Assistance to a copper production corporation in its migration from BM & FBovespa’s Level 1 Corporate Governance to Bovespa’s New Market;
• Representation of the partners of an abattoir in its sale to a poultry company;
• Assistance to a construction company in all stages of the construction of the new Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense stadium, including environmental issues, real estate and representation of the builder before the City Hall and the State Government;
• Representation of a renewable energy corporation (biodiesel) in association with Petrobrás Biocombustível S/A for the joint operation of a biodiesel production plant, including the negotiation of the terms and conditions of the EPC contract for the completion of said industrial plant;
• Representation of the shareholders of a renewable energy corporation (biodiesel) in the negotiation of association and sale of shares to Petrobrás Biocombustível S/A;
• Representation of a manufacturer of cutting-edge industrial fans in the acquisition of another company in the sector;
• Representation of the shareholders of a corporation that develops solutions for the engineering, manufacture and assembly of metal structures in the negotiation of association and sale of equity participation;
• Representation of a renewable energy corporation (biodiesel) in structuring and negotiating the acquisition of industrial assets of a company in judicial reorganization;
• Assistance in the acquisition of a wind farm located in the state of Sergipe by a company that generates electricity from renewable sources;
• Representation of a leading corporation in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina in the field of food and beverages in the acquisition of a candy manufacturer;
• Representation of comptrollers in the sale of 100% of a corporation’s share capital;
• Assistance in the sale of relevant participation in the share capital of a company to a Brazilian multinational corporation that develops solutions for the supply chain (Supply Chain Management);
• Assistance in the sale of a local telecommunications service provider;
• Representation of an electricity distribution concessionaire in the refinancing of debentures;
• Assistance to an electricity distribution concessionaire in the submission of the public offering regarding the acquisition of minority shares;
• Assistance to a business group in the energy sector in the restructuring of external financing;
• Assistance in the sale of a newspaper to a communications business group;
• Assistance in the sale of an agricultural machinery dealership chain that had stores in several states;
• Assistance to a member-company of a civil construction group in an operation involving the sale of land, including an association for the commercial exploration of a venture at the location;
• Assistance to a Brazilian tobacco company in the negotiation and structuring of real estate transactions regarding the sale of assets, including the implementation and registration of operations;
• Assistance to an industrial bakery in the regularization of its industrial plant;
• Assistance to a technology company in negotiations with the Alvorada City Hall and with the State Government of Rio Grande do Sul for an investment-related transfer of property;
• Assistance to a computer manufacturer in negotiations related to the installation of a factory in Hortolândia (SP);
• Assistance to the same computer manufacturer in the lease of its industrial and commercial plants in several Brazilian states.