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TozziniFreire Advogados

TTR ID Profile: 5308

Company Size: 1001-5000
Year Founded: 13 Sep 1976
LinkedIn: view profile
Twitter: @tozzinifreire

Rua Borges Lagoa 1328
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Tel.: +55 11 5086-5000
Fax.: +55 11 5086-5555
Other Offices (7)

Last update on: 03 Dec 2020

Main Details

Short Description

Lawyer Society


TozziniFreire Advogados

Year Founded

13 Sep 1976

Entity Type

Law Firm

Corporate Status

since 25 Feb 2001

Registered Name

Tozzini,freire,teixeira,e Silva Advogados



Corporate Structure


Country - State / Province / District

Brazil - São Paulo

Other Data

The data presented below was obtained from official sources and was not edited by TTR.

Natureza Juridica (
223-2 - Sociedade Simples Pura
Capital Social (
R$ 1.550.298,49 (Hum milhão, quinhentos e cinquenta mil e duzentos e noventa e oito reais e quarenta e nove centavos)
Tipo Estabelecimento (
Main Activity [CNAE] (
69.11-7-01 - Serviços advocatícios

Key Executives and Professionals

Name Job Title E-mail
José Luis Salles Freire Founding Partner vCard
Adriana Mathias Baptista Partner vCard
Alexandre de Almeida Cardoso Partner vCard
Alexei Bonamin Partner vCard
Aloisio Carneiro da Cunha Menegazzo Partner vCard
André Antunes Soares de Camargo Partner vCard
André Barabino Partner vCard
Andre Fittipaldi Partner vCard
Antonio Felix de Araujo Cintra Partner vCard
Antonio Marzagão Barbuto Neto Partner vCard
Bárbara Bassani de Souza Partner vCard
Bianca Bilton Signorini Antacli Partner vCard
Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana Partner vCard
Celso de Faria Monteiro Partner vCard
Christiane Alves Alvarenga Partner vCard

  Name Since Joining the Firm
  Dealmaker Deals # Value
1 João Busin 42 EUR 4.677,66m
2 Marcela Waksman Ejnisman 41 EUR 6.742,99m
3 Francisco Eumene Machado de Oliveira Neto 34 EUR 16.685,48m
4 Darcy Teixeira Junior 29 EUR 7.510,83m
5 Luiz Renato Okumura 25 EUR 4.904,68m
6 Silvia Martins de Castro Cunha Zono 24 EUR 2.997,70m
7 Mauro E. Guizeline 22 EUR 15.376,70m
8 Maria Elisa Gualandi Verri 22 EUR 4.188,72m
9 Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana 20 EUR 1.221,92m
10 Eduardo Miguel Serafini Fernandes 20 EUR 897,35m
11 Martin Miralles Pose 18 EUR 2.271,71m
12 Felipe Borges Lacerda Loiola 18 EUR 2.009,70m
13 Victor Frias Françoso 18 EUR 271,30m
14 Alexei Bonamin 17 EUR 584.746.454,49m
15 Marcio Mello Silva Baptista 17 EUR 2.898,94m

Rio de Janeiro

Rua Buenos Aires, 15 7º andar
CEP 20070-021

+55 21 3535-2100

Porto Alegre

Av. Carlos Gomes 222
Ed. Opus One - 5º andar
Porto Alegre, RS - Brasil
CEP 90480-000

+55 51 3025-2200


Av. Dr. José Bonifácio
Coutinho Nogueira 150 - 8º andar
Campinas, SP - Brasil
CEP 13091-611

+55 19 3207-3666


Setor Comercial Norte
Quadra 2, Bloco A, Corporate Financial Center
6º andar, Conjunto 604 - Brasília, DF - Brasil
CEP 70712-900

+55 61 3426-8000

São Paulo

Rua Borges Lagoa 1328
São Paulo, SP - Brasil
CEP 04038-904

+55 11 5086-5000

São Paulo (Paulista)

Av. Paulista 2421 - 8º andar
São Paulo, SP - Brasil
CEP 01311-300

+55 11 3291-1000

TozziniFreire has connections with the most renowned and recognized law offices around the world. The firm is also part of two important international network associations: World Law Group and Pacific Rim Advisory Council.

China Desk

As China’s presence in the global economy continues to expand, trade relations between Brazil and China have become increasingly important. TozziniFreire’s China desk is comprised of capable professionals who specialize in assisting Chinese and Brazilian companies with their investments and businesses in both countries.

The China Desk has extensive experience securing investments and deals in Brazil on behalf of major Chinese companies and financial institutions. In addition, the practice has represented numerous Brazilian companies seeking to invest in China.

Our professionals are regularly invited to speak on an array of China-related business and legal issues before a broad range of companies, various Brazilian government agencies, and the country’s top business schools.


Reinaldo Guang Ruey Ma

German Language Countries Desk

Our German Desk utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to providing legal assistance to major companies in the German, Austrian, and Swiss (DACH) region, as well as mid-size companies seeking to conduct business in Brazil. Fluent in German and up-to-date on the latest developments impacting bilateral trade relations, our professionals specialize in M&A, local subsidiaries, joint ventures with local commercial partners, and product sales in the Brazilian market.

The practice works with a number of foreign law firms on international acquisitions involving DACH and Brazilian companies. It also represents Brazilian companies seeking to expand business operations into DACH countries, and in the protection of various interests on behalf of Brazilian companies in foreign jurisdictions.


Maria Beatriz Bueno N. Kowalewski
Marcio Mello Silva Baptista

Japan Desk

TozziniFreire’s Japan Desk was created to offer tailor-made services to Japanese companies, with whom the firm has maintained relationships for decades. Today, the Desk is one of the biggest among Brazilian law firms. Working in a multidisciplinary fashion, the group assists Japanese clients completely in their businesses in Brazil, having significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure projects, establishment of subsidiaries, joint ventures with local partners and in selling its products in the Brazilian market.

The group has Japan’s major trading companies as its client, as well as large and mid-sized industrial and financial companies, frequently acting as a project coordinator and having the support of specialized practices within the firm. The team has professionals with work experience in Japan, both in major law firms and companies. The group also has partnerships with law firms in Japan and Japanese offices of international firms that operate in global acquisitions involving Brazilian and Japanese companies.


Antonio Felix de Araujo Cintra
Jun Makuta
Marcio Mello Silva Baptista
Pedro G. Seraphim

Korea Desk

The Korea Desk, one of the firm’s most active foreign practice groups, has facilitated numerous high-profile Korean investments in Brazil. Our professionals are recognized for their representation of Korean companies conducting business in Brazil and for their efforts toward strengthening the relationship between Korea and Brazil through strategic discussions involving areas of interests to both countries.

Our clients include corporations across a wide range of business sectors such as electronics, food, medical products and services, motor vehicle products and services, finance, steel, heavy industry, mining, shipping, import and export services, pharmaceutical, chemical, and consumer goods.


Shin Jae Kim

The Chambers Latin America Awards

The Chambers Latin America Awards

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year

Americas Women in Business Law Awards

Americas Women in Business Law Awards

The American Lawyer's 2016 Global Legal Awards

The American Lawyer's 2016 Global Legal Awards

Latin Finance Deal of the Year 2017

Latin Finance Deal of the Year 2017

Latin Lawyer 250 - 2017

Latin Lawyer 250 - 2017

Latin Lawyer - Deal of the Year 2007

Latin Lawyer - Deal of the Year 2007

Chambers Latin America - Leading Firm 2019 - Top Ranked

Chambers Latin America - Leading Firm 2019 - Top Ranked

The Legal 500 Latin America- Top Tier 2017

The Legal 500 Latin America- Top Tier 2017

IFLR 1000  - Recommended Firm 2018

IFLR 1000 - Recommended Firm 2018

Análise Advocacia 500 - Escritório Mais Admirado 2017

Análise Advocacia 500 - Escritório Mais Admirado 2017

Global Competition Review 2018

Global Competition Review 2018

Arbitration and Mediation
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Compliance and Corporate Ethics
Consumer Law & Product Liability
Corporate Criminal
Corporate Social Investment
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
Employment & Labour
Estate Planning
Forestry Investments
Government Relations
Insolvency, Restructuring and Debt Recovery
Insurance, Reinsurance and Pensions
International Trade
Litigation, Prevention and Dispute Resolution
Logistic and Cargo Transportation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Oil and Gas
Private Equity
Public Law and Regulatory
Real Estate Transactions
Telecommunications, Media and Technology

TTR Radar  (As Advisor)

Date Radar Country VALUE (EURm) Subsector
16 Oct 2020 Jervois Mining has eyes peeled for more cobalt/nickel supply; project finance talks ongoing for Idaho mine, Brazil refinery Australia, Brazil, United States, Uganda, Canada 0,00 Mining, Electric, Automotive and Recreational Vehicles, Electronics
08 May 2020 Sistema B Brasil plans to raise up to BRL 15m for lending program for companies engaged with impact businesses Brazil 2,41 Public Services
14 Nov 2019 Bodytech signs partnership for inclusion of gyms of Bodytech and Fórmula Academia at Gympass marketplace Brazil 0,00 Sports and Leisure, Other Services, Healthcare, Hygiene, Medical Aesthetics and Cosmetics
07 Nov 2019 Azul Linhas Aéreas partners with Viasat to add wifi connectivity to Azul planes United States, Brazil 0,00 Telecoms, Transport, Aviation and Logistics
11 Jul 2019 Omni Financeira raises BRL 100m with IDB to expand its microcredit portfolio to Fintech clients, truckers, and immigrant micro-entrepreneurs Brazil, United States 23,44 Financial and Insurance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Date Target Country Buyer Seller VALUE (EURm) Subsector    
30 Oct 2020
CGG Trading Brazil Cantagalo General Grains Sojitz Grãos Brasil Participações ND Distribution and Retail
30 Oct 2020
Fábrica de Automóveis São Bernardo do Campo Brazil Construtora São José, BTG Pactual Logistica FII, Áurea Asset, Private Shareholders Brazil I Ford 81,65 Automotive and Recreational Vehicles
06 Oct 2020
Reamp Brazil Jellyfish, Jellyfish Brasil Servicos de Internet Private Shareholders Brazil I ND Marketing and Advertising
29 Sep 2020
Refinaria São Miguel Paulista Brazil Jervois Mining CBA - Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio 18,82 Mining
04 Sep 2020
AiQFome Brazil Magalu Private Shareholders Brazil I ND Courier

Private Equity

Date Target Country Buyer Seller VALUE (EURm) Subsector    
01 Sep 2020
CordCell Brazil CryoHoldco Private Shareholders Brazil I 3,97 Healthcare, Hygiene, Medical Aesthetics and Cosmetics
05 May 2020
Mega Brasil Energia, Inversiones Tenería Energia do Brasil Brazil Darby Servtec Energia Genera Avante ND Financial and Insurance, Electric

Venture Capital

Date Target Country Buyer Seller VALUE (EURm) Subsector    
19 Jun 2020
Car10 Brazil Private Shareholders Brazil I - ND Technology
06 Sep 2019
IDGeo Brazil Private Shareholders Brazil I - 0,16 Technology

Equity Capital Markets

Date Issuer/Buyer Type Country VALUE (EURm) Subsector  
19 Oct 2020
Tok&Stok IPO Brazil ND Distribution and Retail
24 Sep 2020
Hidrovias do Brasil Follow-On / Rights Issue Brazil 467,88 Transport, Aviation and Logistics

Project Finance

Date Project Name Sponsor VALUE (EURm) Country Subsector  
10 Jan 2019
Financial Close
Expansão do Porto de Itapoá Itapoa Terminais Portuarios 35,31 Brazil Ports
12 Dec 2017
Usina solar Ituverava Enel Green Power 90,00 Brazil Solar

Acquisition Finance

Date Financing Banks Buyer Target Country VALUE (EURm) Subsector  
02 Dec 2019
Morgan Stanley Brasil, Itaú Unibanco, Goldman Sachs do Brasil Banco Multiplo, Banco ABC Brasil, TMF Brasil, TMF Group New York Potiguar E&P 30 Campos de Produção Terrestres Bacia Potiguar Brazil 209,57 Oil and Gas
20 Apr 2018
Citigroup, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, J.P. Morgan US, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) Raízen Argentina Holdings, Raízen Combustíveis Energina Compañía Argentina de Petróleo, Shell Compañía Argentina de Petróleo Argentina 732,63 Oil and Gas

16 Oct 2020 TTR Radar protect