Evaristo Lucena joined the Firm in 2020 and became partner in 2022. He integrates the Transactional practice group, with focus on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. Specialized in corporate law and capital markets. He represents issuers, shareholders, and financial institutions in transactions involving structuring, registering, and listing of companies in regulatory agencies and the stock market. He also acts in operations of mergers and acquisitions.
He has worked in Ablfs McKfnzif New York and Toronto as part of the equity capital markets and M&A team.
Lucena graduated from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais with a law degree and has a Master of Law from Duke University’s law school in the United States.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Admitted to the NY State Bar and the by the Law Society of Ontario.
Representative matters and clients
Since joining the firm in 2020, Lucena has advised:
- (Grupo SBF S.A. (“Centauro”) in its subsequent public offering of Centauro shares (follow-on) in the amount of R$900 million, as well as in the acquisition of Nike’s retail (online and brick & mortar) and wholesale businesses in Brazil for R$1 billion, which was financed by the follow-on;
- (d1000 Varejo Farma Participações, owner of the Rosário drugstore chain located in the State of Goiás and the Federal District, among other chains located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in the scope of its R$400 million initial public offering;
- RWEST PI Bras Limited and DBO Energia S. A., in the context of the restructuring and contribution of operational assets that enabled the initial public offering of 3R Petroleum Óleo e Gas S.A., in the amount of R$690 million;
- Coordinating banks in the initial public offering of Boa Safra Sementes S.A., in the amount of R$460 million.
Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
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