Jonathan Mendes de Oliveira’s practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, especially capital markets, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions.

Jonathan joined the firm in May 2011 and became counsel in 2020. From May 2011 to November 2011, and from January 2016 to July 2018, he was resident in the firm’s New York office.

Notable Experience

  • Suzano Papel e Celulose in the $9.2 billion financing for its acquisition of Fibria Celulose, the largest acquisition financing ever in Latin America

  • An ad hoc group of bondholders in connection with the restructuring of Odebrecht Oil & Gas and its project companies, representing over $4.8 billion in consolidated debt

  • Vale, the world’s largest iron ore miner, in numerous global bond offerings and liability management transactions, involving more than $12 billion

  • The underwriters in connection with the R$5.75 billion secondary offering of shares of Banco do Brasil

  • The Federative Republic of Brazil in its $1.5 billion SEC-registered global bond offering

  • The underwriters in various Basel III-compliant capital notes offerings of Banorte, one of the largest banks in Mexico

  • The issuers or underwriters in various bond offerings, including offerings of BNDES, CSN, and Globo

  • The issuers or underwriters in various IPOs and follow-on equity offerings, including Biotoscana, Alliar, and Movida

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