Paula Alonso joined the Firm in 2016. She integrates M&A and Capital Markets Practice Group with focus on Corporate Law matters and in mergers and acquisitions transactions, joint venture, corporate restructuring, handling complex, multijurisdictional transactions, as well as corporate matters and commercial and contract law matters.
Paula assists and advises clients on corporate and mergers and acquisitions areas, coordinating projects, including complex, multijurisdictional transactions, from the preliminary agreements and negotiations until the closing of the transaction, including the due diligence coordination, drafting and negotiation of acquisition and investment agreements, joint venture contracts, and other corporate agreements. She also advises clients on corporate restructures, besides providing general advice on corporate matters.
Awards and Recognitions
Paula Alonso is recognized by The Legal 500, edition 2023, in the category of Rising Star of the Year: Corporate and M&A (high-end), within the classification of Practice Area Awards and was recognized as Associate to watch by Chambers and Partners.
She graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro with a degree in Law, specialized in Corporate and Capital Markets Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas do Rio de Janeiro (FGV/RJ)] and in Tax Law from Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET).
Representative matters and clients
– Assisted client in negotiations of the purchase and sale agreement, as well as in the closing of the transaction for the acquisition of a multijurisdictional hotel company in the total amount of USD 3 billion;
– Assisted a private equity fund in the USD 20 million global acquisition of drilling segment of the seller;
– Assisted client in a USD 530 million deal for the sale of a business line of a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers and high-value performance products derived from renewable resources to a leading petrochemical Korean company, including the spin-off in preparation for the sale;
– Advised client on the sale of a manufacturing and assembly plant, including the support in the structuring of the deal, drafting the sale agreements and the long term supply agreement with the purchaser.
Portuguese and English.
Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
Trench Rossi Watanabe has received the CESA Gender Equity Seal in the highest category entitled “Highlight”. This award recognizes law firms that have solid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, taking into consideration several fronts, such as internal commitment, strategic planning, communication and participation rate. With a female majority in leadership for years, this recognition reinforces […]
Associates Adam Milgrom and Paula Alonso recognized in The Legal 500 Brazil Awards 2023
We are pleased to announce that two Trench Rossi Watanabe associates were recognized in The Legal 500 Brazil Awards 2023, an annual award promoted by the legal publication The Legal 500, one of the most prestigious in the world. The two associates are as follows: Adam Milgrom, senior associate of the EMI group, in the […]
IN 2119/22 – Changes to the Disclosure of the Ultimate Beneficiary Owner procedure with the Brazilian’s Federal Revenue Service
In brief The Brazilian Federal Revenue Service’s Normative Instruction (“IN”) No. 2119, published on December 6, 2022 (“IN 2119”), amended the provisions on the requirements to the General Taxpayer´s Registry (“CNPJ”) under the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service, as well as the provisions related to the Disclosure of Ultimate Beneficial Owner (“UBO”) with the Federal Revenue Service. […]
Chambers Brazil: Regions 2022
We share another excellent result for our team in Chambers and Partners Brazil, an important legal directory that provides a reading of the main players in the market. In the “Regions” guide released last week, we were recognized in four categories (Corporate/Commercial: Rio de Janeiro; Dispute Resolution: Rio de Janeiro; Tax: Rio de Janeiro; and […]
Changes in the Publication Requirements Applicable to Privatelyheld Corporations
In view of the changes made by the Government Act (Medida Provisória) 892, of August 5, 2019 in the Brazilian Corporations Act (Law 6,404/76) providing that an act by the Ministry of the Economy would set forth rules for the publication and disclosure of corporate acts of privately-held corporations, to replace the requirement of publication […]