Ana Cecília Manente is a partner in Levy & Salomão Advogados’ Corporate & Capital Markets Group, where her practice concentrates on managed funds, foreign investment, and structured finance. She assists international clients making investments in Brazil, as well as Brazilian entities investing and fundraising abroad. Mrs. Manente has extensive experience with M&A deals, lending and venture capital, as well as securities and general corporate matters.
Mrs. Manente works regularly with both foreign and Brazilian fund managers and investors on fund formation and administration, and investment structuring. She has structured and negotiated hedge and private equity investment funds in several jurisdiction, as well as domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in numerous industries. In her general corporate work, Mrs. Manente serves as principal Brazilian counsel to many large international corporations doing business in Brazil. She advises clients on entity formation, including for joint ventures and M&A; corporate governance and regulatory compliance; foreign exchange matters; real estate transactions; as well as structured financing, leveraged transactions, and access to capital markets, such as IPOs and bond issuances.
Mrs. Manente seats on the advisory board of Associação Aliança de Misericórdia, a not for profit organization that focus on the most needy, and which is present in Brazil, Italy, Poland and several other jurisdictions
Specialist in International Finance, Institute of Economic Research Foundation
Bachelor of Laws, University of São Paulo