Firm profile submitted by Azevedo Sette Advogados
Founded in 1967, Azevedo Sette Advogados is known and renowned for its full-service legal solutions in multiple fields. With a long track record of middle-market and large deals closed, Azevedo Sette has been one of the most active M&A firms in Brazil for the last 20 years and the leading force in driving public-private partnerships (PPP) in Brazil. Azevedo Sette’s experience has made the firm one of the most widely recognised and qualified full-service law firms in Brazil. Awards: the Azevedo Sette team is ranked in renowned law rankings publications in Brazil and abroad in several legal practices such as: banking and finance, corporate M&A, corporate commercial, dispute resolution, environment, energy, infrastructure and regulatory, insurance, intellectual property, labour and employment, mining and metals, product liability, projects, public law, tax and trade. In addition, the firm is recognised in several other sectors such as: banks, beverage and tobacco, chemical and petrochemical, communication, construction and engineering, consumer products, energy, food industry, foreign trade, insurance, logistics and transport, mining and metals, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, retail and information technology. Azevedo Sette is also listed among the top ten law firms in Brazil according to ‘Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies?’ and in 2015, Azevedo Sette was recognised as one of Brazilian law firms with highest number of M&A deals by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket guides.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: Mergers & Acquisitions, Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) & Project Finance, Civil Litigation & Arbitration, Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning & Litigation, Corporate, Insurance, Pension Plans & Health Care, Real Estate, Foreign Investment, Mining, Succession Planning, Labour & Social Security, Economic Law, Antitrust & Regulatory, Agencies, Banking & Capital Markets, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Internet & Information Technology, Commercial & Financial Contracts, Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Corporate Integrity, International Trade.
LANGUAGES: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish.
CLIENTS: Andrade Gutierrez, Mapfre, Votorantim, Localiza, Cemig, Aethra, CCR, Queiroz Galvão, Claro, Alusa, Galvão Energia, Banco Bonsucesso, Jaguar Mining, Mirabela Nickel, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, GPA – Grupo Pão de Açúcar, Zurich, Volkswagen, Sanofi Aventis, Medley, BSA – Business Software Alliance, Anglo American, Under Armour, Transunion, Pepsico, Holcim, Rolls Royce, Cisdi, Comgás, Bombril, Diageo, Santander, Brookfield, DocuSign, Kaefer, Alcoa, BRF Foods, Areva, Volkswagen, Sascar, Paranapanema and others.