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Fabio de Almeida Braga


Experience Summary

Braga is a member of the Corporate Finance team of Demarest Advogados since 2006. He conducts activities and projects related to different areas of the Brazilian financial market, with special focus on transactions intended to meet specific financial needs of the automotive industry, in all the phases and sectors of its chain. Braga is also highly experienced in corporate finance syndicated transactions, including debt restructuring projects. His activities also include the creation of finance programs between large distribution and consumption companies and financial institutions (private label). Braga has been leading projects on the setting up and operation of (national and foreign) financial institutions, and has an outstanding performance in carrying out the respective administrative proceedings before the Central Bank of Brazil. Likewise, he has considerable experience in handling punitive administrative proceedings before the Central Bank of Brazil, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission and the National Financial System Appeal Council. The companies and institutions assisted by Braga include JPMorgan, Deloitte, Peugeot Citroen, GM, BMW Financial Services, Banco Honda. 


  • 2014: Advised Sabó Indústria e Comércio de Autopeças S.A. in a R$320 million debt restructuing. The transaction also involved the sale of a holding company within the group.
  • 2013: Advised Banco Itaú BBA S.A and HSBC Bank Brasil S.A.- Banco Múltiplo in the debt restructuring of Carta Goiás Indústria e Comércio de Papéis in a R$50 million transaction.




  • 2005: Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, São Paulo, Brazil, post-graduate course on International Economic Negotiations
  • 2001: University of Miami, School of Law, Miami, United States, postgraduate course on inter-American law
  • 1998: Southwestern Legal Foundation, Academy of American and International Law, University of Texas, postgraduate course
  • 1990: São Bernardo do Campo Law School, São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Bachelor of Laws​
Fabio Braga


Portuguese; English

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