RANKINGS

The services provided by PVG have been recognized, year to year, by publications specialized in the legal industry, directed at business people, executives and in-house lawyers. Such publications generally highlight firms and lawyers in rankings, according to location and field of work, permitting the identification of the most reputable professionals in private legal practice.

PVG and its lawyers have been obtaining ever-increasing recognition in the sector’s specialized rankings, both national and international. Since its establishment in 2010, the firm and its lawyers have already been listed in various of the main publications, among them Chambers and PartnersThe Legal 500Who’s Who LegalLatin American Corporate Counsel AssociationIFLR1000Leaders League, UQBAR and Análise 500.

Capital Markets – PVG, Rubens Vidigal Neto and Marcelo Perlman
Corporate / M&A – PVG and Marcelo Perlman
Banking & Finance – PVG
Dispute Resolution – Luciano de Souza Godoy

The guide is published by the British Chambers and Partners since 1990 and includes rankings and renowned lawyers in over 190 countries. It is considered one of the most relevant in the legal market and conducts detailed interviews with clients, lawyers and international firms so as to identify the best professionals in their areas of practice. PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2014 edition.

Capital Markets – PVG, Rubens Vidigal Neto and Marcelo Perlman
Corporate / M&A – PVG and Marcelo Perlman
Banking & Finance – PVG
Dispute Resolution – Luciano de Souza Godoy

The guide is published by the British Chambers and Partners since 1990 and includes rankings and renowned lawyers in over 190 countries. It is considered one of the most relevant in the legal market and conducts detailed interviews with clients, lawyers and international firms so as to identify the best professionals in their areas of practice. PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2013 edition.

Banking and Finance – PVG, Marcelo Perlman and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Bankruptcy and Restructuring – PVG and Luciano de Souza Godoy
Capital Markets – PVG, Marcelo Perlman and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Corporate / M&A – PVG, Marcelo Perlman, Claudio Dener Diaz Gomez and Mayra Naomi Sakaguti
Dispute Resolution – PVG and Luciano de Souza Godoy
Projects and Infrastructure – PVG, Marcelo Perlman and Luciano de Souza Godoy

The guide is published by The Legal 500  since 1988 and gathers rankings of areas of practice in over 100 countries, being considered one of the most renowned international publications in the legal sector. The research methodology encompasses both the analysis of reports and interviews with reference contacts. PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2013 edition.

Who’s Who Legal is an important guide in the legal area, usually evaluating the work of over 17,000 lawyers, in more than 100 countries. Using a differentiated research method, in which the lawyers are evaluated directly by their peers, the edition nominates only the lawyers of greater prominence in their respective areas of practice. Who’s Who Legal is a publication that is recognized worldwide for credibility and authority in its nominations. Members of PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2015 edition.

Capital Markets – Rubens Vidigal Neto
M&A – Marcelo Perlman and Claudio D. D. Gomez

The Lacca Approved guide is published by the Latin America Corporate Counsel Association – LACCA, an association that gathers the most relevant in-house lawyers and general counsel in the region, and lists prominent lawyers and firms in the various areas of practice, as recommended and elected exclusively by members of the association. Members of PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2015 edition.

Corporate / M&A – Marcelo Perlman
Banking & Finance – Rubens Vidigal Neto and Marcelo Perlman
Private EquityRubens Vidigal Neto and Marcelo Perlman
Corporate Tax LitigationMatheus Bueno de Oliveira
Corporate Tax CounselMatheus Bueno de Oliveira
Civil & Commercial LitigationLuciano de Souza Godoy
ArbitrationLuciano de Souza Godoy
Best ArbitratorsLuciano de Souza Godoy

Leaders League, created in France in 1996, is an international ratings and publications agency in the areas of finance, strategy and law directed at high level executives. Its publications includes the main market trends, interviews with specialists and world business leaders, as well as a rankings of various professionals and firms. Recently arrived in Latin America, its first local survey was conducted in 2015.

Energy and Infrastructure – PVG, Marcelo Perlman, Luciano de Souza Godoy and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Banking – PVG, Marcelo Perlman and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Capital Markets – PVG, Marcelo Perlman, Rubens Vidigal Neto and Allan Crocci
M&A – PVG
Project Finance – PVG, Marcelo Perlman and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Project Development – Marcelo Perlman and Rubens Vidigal Neto
Dispute Resolution – Luciano de Souza Godoy

IFLR1000 is one of the best-known legal guides, specialized in financial corporate law, and since 1990 has been evaluating lawyers and firms in over 120 countries. Its detailed research encompasses not only the analysis of cases, but also the gathering of opinions of firms and the feedback of their clients.

According to the criteria adopted by the publication, PVG finished 2016 in first (1st) place in the ranking for the credit receivables investment funds (“FIDC”) market, when taking into account the number of assisted transactions, and in fourth (4th) place, when taking into account the financial volume of assisted transactions.

The yearbook is published since 2008 by UQBAR, an independent company that is a reference in the national and international structured finance and securitization markets. The UQBAR yearbooks present complete analyses of said markets, including the historical evolution of various indicators and a wide set of annual and consolidated rankings. PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2011 edition.

The guide is published by Análise Editorial since 2006 and is considered one of the main legal market researches conducted locally in Brazil. The team at Análise Editorial conducts a survey every year with the general counsel of the largest 1,500 Brazilian companies, who nominate the law firms and professionals that they most admire in the legal market, whether they may use their services or not. PVG has been recognized by the publication since the 2012 edition.