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Gabriel Ricardo Kuznietz

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Experience Summary

Gabriel Kuznietz earned his graduate degree at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC) in Argentina in 1994, after which he pursued, in 1997, an LL.M. degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, in the United States. His second graduation was completed in 2006 at Universidade de São Paulo (USP), a renowned university in Brazil. Mr. Kuznietz concentrates his practice on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, aviation, maritime law and infrastructure. He frequently advices major players in the world and domestic markets, such as Iberia Líneas Aéreas, British Airways, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Royal Caribbean, Pullmantur as well as PSA Peugeot-Citroën, Mitsui, and CSAV. Dual-qualified to advise in Brazil and Argentine, Mr. Kuznietz was also an associate at Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, one of the most respected law firm in Argentina. He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), Vice President of the Argentina-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, in São Paulo, Brazil and member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Highlights

  • 2018: Advised GE in the sale of shares and segregation of its global electrification solutions business to ABB for the total amount of USD 2.6 Billion.
  • 2018: Advised Delivery Hero, through Pedidos Já, in the acquisition of operational assets in Argentina from iFood and the sale of its business to iFood in Brazil.
  • 2018: Adventa Capital, through its subsidiary Top Glove Corporation, in the indirect acquisition of 70% of the capital stock of Kevenoll do Brasil Produtos Médicos Hospitalares Ltda.; in face of Top Glove's acquisition of Aspion for USD 345 million.
  • 2017: Advised GE in the sale of shares and segregation of its Water & Process Technologies Business to Suez Environment for the total amount of USD 3.4 Billion.
  • 2017: Advised DSV Group in the acquisition of UTI Worldwide Inc. for the total amount of USD 1.35 Billion.
  • 2016: Advised RSA Insurance Group in the sale of its Brazilian subsidiary to Suramericana SA, comprising the sale of RSA's operations in Latin America for the total amount of USD 617 million.
  • 2015: Advised SAAM Brasil in the sale of assets to DEPOTCE - Depósito de Tank Containers Cesari.
  • 2015: Advised SAAM Brasil in the sale of assets to Única Logística e Transportes.
  • 2014: Counseled Compañia Sudamericana de Vapores (CSAV) in its USD 356 million merger with the German shipper Hapag-Lloyd.
  • 2014: Advised Elfa Group on the sale of Elfa Participações Administração S.A. to Pátria Investimentos (a USD 139 million deal).

Recognition

  • Prêmio Amizade e Integração Brasil – Argentina (Brazil-Argentina Friendship and Integration Award): 2013 Quality of Legal Services Award bestowed upon him by the Argentine-Brazil Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, in September 2014.

 

Education

  • 2006: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil – Law School, Bachelor of Laws.
  • 1997: University of Pennsylvania Law School, United States - LL.M.
  • 1994: Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina – Law School, Bachelor of Laws.
Gabriel Ricardo Kuznietz

Languages

Portuguese; English; Spanish; Hebrew

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