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OUR TEAM

Pietro Bianchi

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate law, Private Equity, Corporate Disputes and Contracts

Pietro is vastly experienced in mergers and acquisitions under regulated sectors in Brazil, specially in the mining industry where, prior to joining our firm, Pietro acted in several transactions across the globe working as an in-house counsel of one of the largest mining companies in the world.

BIO

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ). 

  • Postgraduate Degree in Corporate Law and Capital Markets from Escola de Direito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-RJ).

EDUCATION

  • Advised Engie in the aquisition by Engie and CDPQ of a 90% stake in Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. - TAG, the largest natural gas transportation company in Brazil with approximately 4,500 km of gas pipeline infrastructure for R$ 33.5 billion.

  • We advised Vibra Energia on the acquisition of a 50% stake in Comerc Participações S.A. for 3.25 billion.

  • Advised Forbes & Manhattan in the acquisition of Paraná Xisto S.A. from Petrobras, a company that holds shale oil & gas EP concession, mining and refinery assets related to the Shale Industrialization Unit (SIX) located in the city of São Mateus do Sul, State of Paraná.

  • Advised Vale S.A. on the sale of Estrela Ferroligas de Manganês S.A. (currently Nexus Manganês S.A., a company that hold Vale Manganês S.A.'s manganese ferroalloy production plants and manganese ore mine located in the State of Minas Gerais to VDL Group.

  • Advised Mubadala and Trafigura in the incorporation of Mineração Morro do Ipê S.A. and the acquisition by such company of certain mining assets and rights of MMX Sudeste organized in an isolated production unit within MMX Sudeste judicial.

  • Advised Andrade Gutierrez Engenharia S.A. and Construções e Comércio Camargo Corrêa S.A. in the sale of Sistema Produtor São Lourenço S.A. ("SPSL") to CGGC Construtora do Brasil Ltda.

  • Advised Equatorial Energia S.A. in the acquisition of Companhia Estadual de Distribuição de Energia Elétrica S.A. (CEEE-D), Companhia Energética do Piauí S.A. (CEPISA) and Companhia Energética do Alagoas S.A. (CEAL) in their respective privatization process.

  • Advised Algar Telecom in the acquisition of Vogel Soluções em Telecomunicações e Informática S.A. for R$ 377 million.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Análise advocacia 2019. Most admired lawyers of the State of Rio de Janeiro - Band 5 

RECOGNITIONS

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