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Marina Procknor

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Experience

Marina’s practice focuses on a wide variety of private equity and venture capital transactions, in addition to investment funds. She also specializes in ESG (Environmental, Social, Corporate Governance) and was a pioneer of the area in Brazil’s legal sector. Marina represents financial institutions, managers, startups and investors in acquisition, financial and asset-disposal transactions, and assists with investment fund formation and capitalization, including for private equity, venture capital, natural resources, carbon, real estate, distressed assets and ETF.

 

In 2013, she was listed by Latin Lawyer as one of the most inspiring women in the legal industry in Latin America. She also provides support to social business and impact investment initiatives in Brazil through her pro bono work with Professor Muhammad Yunus.

 

Marina is a board member of the Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP).

Education

Bachelor of Laws – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP);

Specialization in Business Administration – Northwestern University, USA;

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Northwestern University School of Law, USA.

Recognitions

Chambers Brazil Investment Funds (2020 – 2023); ESG (2022 – 2023); Capital Markets (2010; 2019); Agribusiness (2017 – 2019;

Chambers Global – Investment Funds (2021 – 2023); ESG (2023 – 2024);

LACCA Approved – Capital Markets (2015);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Private Equity (2012, 2020 – 2024); Banking & Finance (2014, 2020 – 2024);

The Legal 500 – Capital Markets (2012 – 2013, 2015);

Análise Advocacia 500 – Financial Transactions (2019, 2022 and 2023), Finance (2019); São Paulo (2023);

Análise Advocacia Mulher – Financial Transactions (2021 – 2024), Finance (2023), Technology (2023), São Paulo (2023); Real estate (2021); Electroelectonic (2024);

IFLR 1000 – Private Equity; Investment funds: Highly Regarded (2022 and 2023); Women Leader (2023); Capital Markets: Debt (2016; 2021); Project Finance (2021);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Capital Markets (2014), Private Funds (2015 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Global – Private Funds (2019, 2021 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Brazil (2020); Brazil – Private Funds (2021 – 2023).

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