Partner

João Paulo Bueno Minetto

After concluding an LL.B from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) in 2005, João acquired in 2011 an LL.M from The University of Pennsylvania, as well as the Wharton Business and Law Certificate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. João Paulo has experience in advising domestic and international companies in the negotiation of transactional matters, including structuring operations related to funding in the capital market, either through equity, debt, including securitization. João Paulo also has experience in the purchase and sale of companies, acquisitions of shareholdings (privately and on stock exchanges), elaboration of complex commercial contracts and joint ventures, reorganizations, be they domestic or multijurisdicional.

Experience

—  Advised MRV Engenharia e Participações S.A., the issuer, Banco BTG Pactual S.A., as the lead underwriter, on the public offering of debentures with restricted sales efforts, under CVM Instruction no. 476/09, which raised BRL 750 million

—  Advised Bradesco BBI, as the underwriter, in an exempted public offering of 294,500 certificates of agribusiness receivables (CRA) issued by RB Capital Companhia de Securitização, amounting to BRL 294,500 million. The CRA is backed by a debt security (referred to as CDCA) due by VLI Multimodal S.A. (a major national logistics player) and guaranteed by its parent company VLI S.A

—  Advised EFG International in the CHF 1.3 bi acquisition of BSI S.A. from BTG Pactual

—  Advised VINCI Highways in the BRL 4.5 bi acquisition of LAMSAC from Línea Amarilla, a wholly owned subsidiary of INVEPAR; VINCI Highways in the BRL 35.7 million acquisition of Peruvian electronic toll collection operator PEX Perú from INVEPAR

—  Advised GIC Pte, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund in the sale of a 2% stake in Rede D’Or São Luis S.A., the largest Brazilian hospital chain

Academic Qualifications

—  Acquired the Wharton Business and Law Certificate from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2011)

—  LL.M. from The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2011)

—  LL.B. from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil (2005)

Languages

Portuguese and English