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OUR TEAM

Guilherme Gaspari Coelho

Restructuring and Insolvency, Prevention and Dispute Resolution

Guilherme represents local and international clients in debt restructurings, , judicial and extrajudicial reorganizations and bankruptcy liquidations, and other special situations, including Distress M&As and DIP financing. Guilherme also represents local and international clients in in judicial proceedings and arbitrations, with focus on commercial disputes.

BIO

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP).

  • Master of Laws Degree in Civil Procedure from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP).

  • Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) from University of Pennsylvania Law School.

EDUCATION

Chambers and Partners recognizes Guilherme as one of the leading lawyers in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring area. He is described by one customer as “extremely commercial, friendly and business-oriented”.

The Legal 500 publication recommends Guilherme as a “next generation partner” in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Litigation and Arbitration areas.

He was nominated by the GRR 100 Guide (Global Restructuring Review) “Names to know in Brazil”, which lists the lawyers you need to know in the restructuring market in Brazil.

RECOGNITIONS

  • Advised a syndicate of banks in the context of the restructuring of approximately US$ 1.67 billion in debt of the Constellation Group, implemented through a judicial reorganization proceeding. 

  • Advised MUFG, Mizuho, ​​SMBC and NEXI in the context of the judicial reorganization process filed by Samarco Mineração S.A.

  • Advised Highline do Brasil in the acquisition of certain assets belonging to Grupo Oi in the context of its judicial reorganization  process.

  • Advised an ad hoc group of bondholders in the context of the judicial reorganization proceeding filed by  the Tonon Group, later converted into a bankruptcy liquidation.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

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