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 Global Capital Markets (2012 – 2022);

Chambers Global Banking & Finance (2012 – 2022);

Chambers Brazil Capital Markets (2012 – 2021);

Chambers Brazil Investiment Funds (2020 – 2021);

Chambers Brazil Banking & Finance (2019 – 2021);

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

The Legal 500 Capital Markets (2012 – 2022);

Latin Lawyer 250 Private Equity (2012 – 2021);

Latin Lawyer 250 Banking & Finance (2012 – 2021);

Latin Lawyer 250 Capital Markets (2012 – 2021);

IFLR 1000 Capital Markets (2012 – 2022);

IFLR 1000 Private Equity (2012 – 2022);

IFLR 1000 Banking (2012 – 2022);

Latin Lawyer Private Equity Deal of the Year pelo deal da Petrobrás e Brookfield (2017);

Latin Finance Best Law Firm: Brazil (2013; 2019);

Latin Finance Best Initial Public Offering of the Year pelo deal da PagSeguro (2019);

Latin Finance Excellence in Capital Markets Services by a Latin American Law Firm (2018);

Latin Finance Best Equity Follow On Of The Year pela oferta pública global de ações da Telefônica Brasil S.A., no valor de U$ 5,5 bilhões (2015);

Latin Finance Best IPO of the Year pelo deal da BB Seguridade S.A. (2013);

Latin Finance Best Corporate High Yield Bond of the Year pelo deal da COSAN (2013);

Latin Finance Best Quasi Sovereign Bond of the Year pelo deal da Petrobras (2013);

IFLR Americas Awards Best Equity deal of the Year pela operação da XP Inc. (2020);

IFLR Americas Awards Best Restructuring Deal of the Year pela reestruturação da Odebrecht Óleo e Gás (2018);

IFLR Americas Awards Best Equity of the Year pela oferta pública global de ações da Telefônica Brasil S.A., no valor de U$ 5,5 bilhões (2018);

IFLR Americas Awards Best Equity deal of the Year pela operação da Telefônica Brasil S.A. (2016);

The American Lawyer Global Finance Deal of the Year: Capital Markets (Latin America) por BB Seguridade Participações S.A. IPO (2014).

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