Partner of Demarest’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Private Equity areas, Thiago Rodrigues Maia advises clients in acquisitions and disposals of equity interest, private equity transactions and commercial joint ventures. He is admitted before the New York Bar, besides Brazilian Bar Association – SP and Brazilian Bar Association – RJ. Thiago is recommended for his practice in some of the most relevant rankings in the country and the world. Among his main clients are large companies, private equity funds and mining companies.

SAT Holding in the sale of a stake in AleSat Combustíveis to Glencore, a transaction involving R$ 1.7 billion; RCB S.A., in the sale of equity interest to Banco Bradesco S.A.; Imerys Group, in the sale of certain mining assets to the Belgian group Lhoist; 2bCapital in the acquisition of interest in H. Hemo, consolidating company of the blood bank market; Vale S.A. in the negotiation of energy generation assets;

Wooza Tecnologia shareholders in the sale of the company to Allied Tecnologia (controlled by Advent International). 2bCapital in the acquisition of equity interest in Ourolac Indústria de Alimentos. 2bCapital in the acquisition of equity interest in WDC Networks. Imerys in the acquisition of the perlita business unit of Tetraquímica. American Private Equity in the acquisition of Hidral-Mac Industrial. BGM Rodotec in the acquisition of equity interest in Hivelog Soluções.

2bCapital in the acquisition of stake in Multi-Ar. Tin-BR (White Solder), holding of mining assets and tin beneficiation in the negotiation of sale of equity interest to the American private equity fund focused on mining Resource Capital Fund. Managing partners of Quimatec in the sale of this company to Solenis.

RCB Investmentos in the sale of equity interest to PRA Group Investments for approximately US$ 55 million. BGM Rodotec in the sale of equity interest for the Green Bridge Brazil fund. Geekie Partners in an investment round to raise funds with foreign and domestic investors.

Internexa in the raising of US$ 50 million with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). DLP Pagamentos, controller of Stone and Elavon, in an investment round to raise funds with foreign investors. Metalfrio Solutions in the acquisition of subsidiary in Indonesia. Planway Engenharia in the sale of said company to Progen Engenharia. ACP Bioenergy in the sale of a stake in a sugar cane plant to Odebrecht Agroindustrial Participações

LL.M. (with honors) by the Northwestern University School of Law, United States, (2008)

Certificate in Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, United States, (2008)

Bachelor of Laws by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (2002)

 Member of the New York State Bar Association

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