Luiz Eduardo B. Freitas, lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in large law firms and corporations, is joining Brazilian law firm Amatuzzi + Matos Advogados as a new Partner to lead the Energy Practice of the firm and to contribute with his considerable experience and expertise the M&A, Structured Finance and Infrastructure practices.
During the time spent in the most prestigious Brazilian firms and large companies, Luiz Freitas worked in corporate transactions (M&As) and financial transactions in different industries. In the last years, Luiz Freitas focused his work in the energy industry. As external advisor, executive and officer of the largest players in the market, Luiz Freitas led negotiations and structuring for M&A transactions, debt deals, project finance and equipment and BOP construction negotiations, in this last one also acting as the responsible for the commercial negotiations.
Bruno Amatuzzi, partner of the firm, said:
“With Mr. Freitas joining the Amatuzzi + Matos team, we reaffirm our commitment to offer highly specialized services with high aggregated value, through professionals that, besides their technical skill, bring to the table their deep knowledge of our client’s market and the challenges to close successful deals."
Aloísio Matos, partner of the firm, said:
“The arrival of Luiz Freitas to our team, especially in this moment in which the Brazilian energy sector is facing big challenges and opportunities, is a unique opportunity for the growth of our firm."