Asset Management Services & Investment Funds

Asset Management Services & Investment Funds

We are Brazil’s only full-service law firm with a specific team dedicated to investment funds and asset management. We create innovative investment structures and handle sophisticated transactions related to equity investment funds; hedge funds, ETFs, equities and other liquid funds; investment in credit and distressed assets, real estate, infrastructure; forestry; energy, insurance and health. 

We advise on complex structures, including tax, corporate governance and M&A aspects, antitrust, compliance and corporate ethics, financial restructuring and credit recovery, as well as in special cases, such as in and out-of-court reorganizations, bankruptcy, lawsuits and arbitration, including the civil, criminal or administrative sphere.

With a deep and complex understanding of the market, our high-performance team is exclusively dedicated to asset management and investment fund services

Our main services

We advise on various types of transactions, such as equity investment funds (FIPs), hedge funds, ETFs, equity and other liquid funds, credit rights investment funds (FIDCs), non-standard credit rights investment funds (FIDC-NP), real estate investment funds (FII), infrastructure investment funds (FIP-IE) and funds-of-funds.

We constantly interact with the Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) and autonomous bodies linked to the market, such as the Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Market Entities (Anbima) and the Brazilian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital (ABVCAP).

We assist with regulatory and tax aspects concerning asset management services and investment funds, including registering securities portfolio managers with the CVM.

We structure public and private investment fund offers, as well as secondary transactions (GP-Led) involving investment funds.

In addition to secondary sales of assets and interests, we assist with administrative procedures, lawsuits and dispute resolution involving investment funds.

Awards and Recognitions

Chambers and Partners – Capital Markets (2008 – 2024);

Chambers and Partners – Banking & Finance (2003 – 2024);

Chambers and Partners – Investiment Funds (2021 – 2024);

Chambers Brazil – Capital Markets (2009 – 2023);

Chambers Brazil – Banking & Finance (2009 – 2023);

Chambers Brazil – Investiment Funds (2020 – 2023);

The Legal 500 – Banking & Finance (2012 – 2022);

The Legal 500 – Capital Markets (2012 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Banking & Finance (2012 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Capital Markets (2012 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer 250 –  Private Equity (2012 – 2024);

IFLR 1000 – Capital Markets (2012 – 2023);

IFLR 1000 – Banking (2012 – 2023);

IFLR 1000 – Private Equity (2012 – 2023);

IFLR 1000 – Investment Funds (2022 – 2023);

Latin Finance  – Law Firm of the Year (2022);

Latin Finance  – IPO of the Year: Nubank USD 2.6 billion (2022);​

Latin Finance  – IPO of the Year: Rede D’Or BRL 11.4 billion (2021);​

Latin Finance  – Best Law Firm of the Year – Brazil (2020);                             ​

Latin Finance  – Atlantic Renováveis – CGN – Actis Fund (2019);​

Latin Finance  – Excellence in Capital Markets by Latin America Law Firm (2018).

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