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Arthur Rodrigues do Amaral

Associate
São Paulo

Arthur Rodrigues do Amaral

From multi-billion dollar cross-border M&A transactions to one of the largest IPOs in the history of Brazil, Arthur Amaral has been involved in some of the largest, high-profile and award-winning corporate and capital markets and private equity deals in recent times.

A Brazilian-qualified lawyer who has also spent significant time honing his legal and financial skills at top universities in the United States and Europe, Arthur helps clients successfully navigate the country's complex legal system and execute all sorts of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate reorganizations, subordinated debt repurchases, and liability management.

He earned his law degree from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, one of the top law schools in Brazil, and his MBA (in Economics, Investments and Financial Sector) from Universidade de São Paulo (FEA-USP). He also spent a few summers studying at topflight schools Harvard, Columbia, UCLA, London Schools of Economics, Phillips Academy Andover, and Phillips Exeter Academy.

Arthur is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Hogan Lovells Latin America Practice Group Newsletter. He is an appointed member of the Capital Markets and Corporate Governance special commission of the Brazilia Bar Association, São Paulo chapter (OAB/SP). Arthur is also a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Committee (CJE) and Young Entrepreneurs Economic Committee (CEJE) from the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP).

Representative Experience

Advised Alstom on the €12.4B sale of its energy activities (power generation and grid) to General Electric

Advised Suramericana on the £400M acquisition of the Latin American operations of RSA Insurance Group

Advised Founders Fund on a multi-million dollar investment in a Brazilian financial services company

Advised Nissan Motor on its global restructuring

Advised BB Seguridade Participações S.A. on its US$5.7B IPO (LatinFinance IPO of The Year)

Advised Cosan on its US$500M/BRL500M dual-currency bond issuance (LatinFinance Corporate High-Yield Bond of the Year)

Advised Itaú Unibanco on its US$1B senior bond issuance

Advised Eletrobras on its US$1.7B bond issuance

Advised Banco do Brasil on its US$600M cash tender offers for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Advised Banco Votorantim on its US$288M cash tender offer for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Advised Banrisul on its US$275M cash tender offer for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Advised Banco Mercantil on two US$30M cash tender offers for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Advised Banco BMG on its US$100M cash tender offer for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Advised Banco ABC on its US$100M cash tender offer for the repurchase of debt in the international markets

Education and admissions

Education

  • M.B.A. Economics, Investments and Financial Sector, FEA-USP, 2014
  • LL.B., Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2012

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Brazil

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Negociação e Técnicas Básicas de Elaboração de Contratos Internacionais

(co-author) in “Direito do Comércio Internacional”
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