The corporate area is an important pillar of HUCK OTRANTO CAMARGO’s legal practice.
The professionals involved in such area have been working together for several years, making up a well attuned team that combines extensive experience with sound academic education in Brazil and abroad. These features are reflected in this area’s intense and routine involvement with the various issues and challenges that must be resolved by corporate law.
We are prepared to advise clients of all sizes and economic sectors in the acquisition, sale or combination of businesses, assets and equity interests. Our services encompass assistance in planning transactions (both corporate and contractual transactions, involving spin-offs and mergers of shares or companies), conducting and following up on due diligences, negotiating and executing agreements, submitting applications to regulatory and competition bodies, and providing legal advice at closing and follow-on stages.
The firm has vast experience in debt restructuring, financing, review and structuring of collateral, and purchase and sale of assets in special situations, including judicial and extrajudicial reorganization proceedings. HUCK OTRANTO CAMARGO offers legal advice to debtors, creditors and investors in cases involving corporate restructuring, always relying on the support of its interdisciplinary teams.
We also provide legal advice to clients which, in investment programs or in the ordinary course of business, engage in different modes of financing, including structured finance, issuances of debentures, issuance and securitization of real estate-backed bonds, as well as trade finance.
The firm assists publicly-held companies and other players involved in the securities market, providing advice on regulatory matters and preparing administrative inquiries and defenses before the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM). Our work in this segment is focused on the structuring and operation of different types of investment funds.
Our corporate practice also comprises the negotiation, drafting and review of all kinds of contracts involving supply, distribution, franchise, services, syndication, joint venture, lease and rural partnership, among others.
The firm has also extensive experience in: (i) formulating and implementating corporate and estate plannings; (ii) corporate structuring of real estate projects, involving real estate investment funds, special purpose vehicles and limited partnerships (sociedades em conta de participação), among others; (iii) negotiating and drafting corporate agreements in general, with emphasis on shareholders’ agreements and senior management incentive programs, including stock option plans; and (iv) providing legal advices related to foreign investments in Brazil and on Brazilian investments abroad.