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Daniel Calhman de Miranda

Daniel Calhman de Miranda

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Daniel has been a partner in our Corporate/M&A practice since 2005. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions of all kinds and has a strong reputation for complex transactional matters, including major M&A and related disputes. Daniel has played a central role in many of the most complex and high-profile corporate matters in recent decades, including the various M&A transactions that settled a private equity portfolio dispute between Citigroup Venture Capital and Opportunity, and the ongoing dispute for control of Eldorado Papel e Celulose S.A. He has also acted on the corporate side of major investigations at publicly-held companies, advising the board of Embraer and Gol with respect to their internal investigations and the resulting CVM proceedings.


As well as these corporate matters, Daniel handles a steady stream of conventional M&A transactions and has been involved in major M&A deals for AIMCo, Blackstone, CPPIB, Totvs, Gol Linhas Aéreas, Titan Cement and other major clients in the last few years. He also led the opening of Mattos Filho’s New York office in 2008.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade de Brasília (UnB);

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Columbia Law School.


Análise Advocacia 500 – Aeronautical (2020; 2022 – 2023), Commercial Contracts (2019–2020), Financial Transactions (2019–2020), M&A (2020), Technology (2019), São Paulo (2020);

IFLR 1000 – Notable practitioner (2018 – 2023); Capital Markets: Debt (2017); Private Equity (2017);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Corporate and M&A (2020; 2023 – 2024).

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BMA, Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho in shopping centre mega merger

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazil’s Aliansce Shopping Centres merge with counterpart Sonae Sierra, which relied on Pinheiro Neto Advogados, in a 7 billion reais (US$1.8 billion) deal that creates Brazil’s largest shopping centre manager.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados advised one of Aliansce’s shareholders, the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. Click here and learn more.

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