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The successful execution of an M&A transaction, whether sell-side or buy-side, requires lawyers who understand their clients’ businesses and markets, including the risks associated with their sector and how they can be mitigated in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner. Our M&A team are structured according to our clients’ sectors and will work with you and your other advisers to produce innovative structures and solutions that address the risks and challenges faced in your M&A transactions.

As a seller, buyer, financial investor or a company’s management team, we can advise you on all aspects of your transaction (public or private) involving the sale or acquisition of a company or business. Consistently ranked by MergerMarket as a top M&A law firm by deal count, our partner-led teams are structured and trained according to the industries our clients operate in.

With the resources of over 700 corporate lawyers in over 34 countries, we can advise you in all aspects of your M&A transactions. We add value by thinking and acting beyond our traditional role to secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Whether a global multinational group or a dynamic domestic business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations.

Our cross-border teams include experts in sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences & healthcare, real estate and construction, technology and media. This means we can save time and money by understanding your specific issues, providing advice within context and pinpointing the commercial issues and risks in your transaction.

 
Ted Rhodes
Ted Rhodes
Part­ner
Head of Brazil Desk / Office Managing Partner, Rio de Janeiro
United Kingdom, London
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Ted Rhodes leads our Brazil Desk in the UK and is the Managing Partner of our Rio de Janeiro office, since 2009.  He is also a founding member of our CMS Latin America steering committee and works...
Carolina Vaissman Uribe
Carolina Vaissman Uribe
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Carolina is a dual qualified lawyer (Brazil, England and Wales) working in the Rio de Janeiro Office. She advises clients on establishing businesses in Brazil and on commercial and corporate matters...