Partner

Katia Zambrano Mazloum

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PRACTICE AREAS

Tax

OFFICE

São Paulo

CONTACT

+55 11 3356 1545
kzambrano@demarest.com.br

Partner of Demarest’s Tax area, Katia Zambrano Mazloum has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law by the United Metropolitan Colleges – FMU-SP and a specialist in Tax Law by Pontifical Catholic University – PUC-SP. He acts in Tax Litigation, especially in the federal sphere, focusing on direct taxes and elaboration of pleadings and defense of the interests of companies in several segments. She advises companies with the issuance of legal opinions, as well as development of new theses. She also presents procedural alternatives, with action in strategic business cases, as well as guidelines resulting from accessions in tax amnesties programs and alternatives for the use of tax credits. She acts in the coordination of tax due diligences in mergers and acquisitions operations, aiming at the determination of contingencies and potential credits arising from tax nature litigation, as well as Mapping and Management of Corporate Tax Litigation.

Experience

She obtained a final favorable decision in lawsuit filed for a company of the automotive systems sector, discussing the right to special installment of federal taxes, obtaining a gain of R$ 22,258 million

Advised the Kingspan Group on the tax aspects of a due diligence involving the acquisition of 51% of the capital stock of Isoeste Construtivos Isotérmicos, for R$ 301.8 million

Advised CJ Selecta on the tax aspects of a due diligence, in the closing that involved the acquisition of the totality of the shares of Araguari Real Estate Holding LLC, in the amount of US$ 114.6 million

Advised DST Managers V Limited and Thrive Capital Partners V, LP, as investors, in the tax aspects of a due diligence involving the issuance of new Series E preferred shares of Nu Holdings Ltda., indirect parent of Nu Payments, in the total amount of US$ 163 million.

Advised Mohawk Industries, Inc. on the tax aspects of a due diligence involving the acquisition of Eliane S/A Revestimentos Cerâmicos of MG5 Administração e Participações S/A, Kinea Private Equity II and Kinea Private Equity III Multi-strategy Investment Fund, totaling R$ 653.9 million.

Academic Qualifications

Post-Graduation in Tax Law by the General Coordination of Improvement and Extension of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP | COGEAE), São Paulo, Brazil (1999);

Bachelor of Laws by the United Metropolitan Colleges (FMU), São Paulo, Brazil (1995).

Languages

Portuguese