Mergers and Acquisitions
We are specialists in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, advising Brazilian and foreign clients. We act as legal adviser to the buyer side – private equity funds or strategic investors – and to the seller side, usually related to family businesses or private equity funds in the divestment stage. We also give advice in the incorporation of joint ventures and corporate restructuring, including family planning.
Corporate consulting and contracts
Our work is based on two basis: corporate and tax. These two areas work together in M&A transactions, but also stand out within their specificities. In this sense, our work in the corporate area comprehends:
The tax area is the other pillar that support our Law Firm together with the corporate area. Our work is based on an overview of tax rules, financial and accounting concepts that allow us to present different structures to our clients and secure their interests in disputes related to tax matters. In this context, our work comprehends:
Assistance in transaction involving the issuance, public offer and launching of securities in the Brazilian and international capital markets, as well as the registration of foreign institutional investors.
Adminstrative Proceedings and Arbitration
Candido Martins also stands out for its performance in disputes arising from M&A, corporate, commercial and tax matters. Our expertise in business and consulting helps us to deal with the main disputes with more efficiency in comparison with other firms with small or no experience in negotiation.
Our law firm is regularly mentioned in legal advisory rankings in the private equity area with an outstanding performance in providing services to foreign and national funds in investments made in Brazil.
The sinergy of the corporate and tax areas is also present in wealth and succession planning for executives and families searching our Law Firm for this purposes, including the incorporation of corporate vehicles and drafting of shareholders’ agreements.