Testimonials 2017-11-14T13:43:27+00:00

TESTIMONIALS

“Active team offering expertise in the structuring of receivables investment funds. Regularly advises a diverse roster of financial institutions and banks on the issuance of promissory notes and debentures. Clients attest to the team’s ability to “think outside the box.” They also praise their “distinguished knowledge of financial instruments.” Capital markets Sources appreciate Rubens Vidigal’s counsel, and say: “He is knowledgeable, available and brings innovative solutions to the table.” His areas of expertise include capital markets, banking law and projects. Capital markets Co-head of department Marcelo Giovanni Perlman has considerable experience advising key banks and financial institutions on a range of cross-border transactions. His practice covers debentures offerings and regulatory matters”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2018

Dispute resolution Market sources recommend Luciano Godoy of Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados as “an excellent lawyer with a great track record,” who “stands out both as an arbitrator and as a litigator and who is becoming increasingly influential in the dispute resolution sphere.” Clients add: “He is a highly knowledgeable lawyer who capably handles multidisciplinary cases.” Godoy is recognised for the strength of his expertise in dispute resolution matters involving corporate, administrative and regulatory law“.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2018

“Compact team advising investment banks, private equity funds and asset management companies on the full spectrum of corporate mandates. Comprehensive experience in commercial agreements, reorganisations and complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Offers sector-specific knowledge of the agribusiness, healthcare and logistics industries. Interviewees observe: “The team provides high-quality services and is able to find solutions for our cases.” Sources praise founding partner Marcelo Giovanni Perlman as a “great lawyer with excellent technical knowledge.” for his expertise in transactional corporate, M&A and capital markets mandates. Clients add: “He is a hard-working and client-oriented professional who always meets our deadlines”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2018

The ‘hands-on senior team’ at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados ‘has the required expertise to handle complex cases’. Its broad workload sees it acting on behalf of creditors and trustees, and also potential investors in distressed assets. Luciano de Souza Godoy heads the practice, which was bolstered by the arrival of Ricardo Zamariola Junior from Tranchesi Ortiz e Andrade Advocacia”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Covering state, municipal and federal taxation, Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados assists clients in high-stakes litigation and corporate transactions, as well as in day-to-day tax matters. Practice head Matheus Bueno de Oliveira is “a competent and reliable lawyer”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Particularly noted for its structured finance expertise, Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados delivers ‘excellent client service’. It recently advised Empírica Investimentos and Nubank, and (in a separate instruction) XP Investimentos, Integral Investimentos and CREDZ, on the structuring of receivables investment funds. The team is also increasingly active in the structuring of online banking businesses. Name partners Marcelo Giovanni Perlman and the ‘knowledgeable, disciplined, serious and reliable’ Rubens de Camargo Vidigal Neto are recommended”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“The ‘hands-on senior team’ at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados ‘has the required expertise to handle complex cases’. Its broad workload sees it acting on behalf of creditors and trustees, and also potential investors in distressed assets. Luciano de Souza Godoy heads the practice, which was bolstered by the arrival of Ricardo Zamariola Júnior from Tranchesi Ortiz e Andrade Advocacia”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados is highly recommended for structured finance and securitisation. In 2016 it advised Banco Ourinvest and Suppliercard on a fourth public offering of shares by its open-ended receivables investment fund, worth R$500m; and assisted Empírica Investimentos and Nubank in the structuring of a R$200m receivables investment fund. Name partners Marcelo Giovanni Perlman and Rubens de Camargo Vidigal Neto, are recommended together with associate Allan Crocci de Souza”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados has a strong position in the financial services sector, and its corporate and M&A team is active in several sectors in addition to this field. The ‘client-facing’ Marcelo Giovanni Perlman leads the practice, which attracts plaudits for its ‘thorough and speedy advice’ and recently expanded at associate level with the arrival of Érico Lopes Tonussi from Lefosse Advogados. Other active associates in the team are Vinícius Azambuja de Oliveira, Andrea Coimbra de Oliveira Anger, Claudio Dener Diaz Gomez and Mayra Naomi Sakaguti”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados is particularly noted for dispute resolution in the energy sector, and the use of capital markets instruments in the financing of infrastructure projects. Founding partners Marcelo Giovanni Perlman and Luciano de Souza Godoy are ‘very committed’”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Covering state, municipal and federal taxation, Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados assists clients in high-stakes litigation and corporate transactions, as well as in day-to-day tax matters. Practice head Matheus Bueno de Oliveira is ‘a competent and reliable lawyer'”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2017

“Head of department Luciano Godoy of Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados is recognised for the strength of his expertise in dispute resolution matters involving corporate, administrative and regulatory law. Market sources say: “He is a former federal judge who is very well prepared and has a great track record in litigation cases.” They add: “He is an excellent and combative lawyer who is active in strategic arbitration and litigation disputes”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2017

“Advises on the full spectrum of corporate matters, often acting for financial sector clients such as investment banks, private equity firms and M&A boutiques. Noted experience in joint ventures, reorganisations and complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Offers sector-specific knowledge of the agribusiness, healthcare and logistics industries. Co-head of the department Marcelo Giovanni Perlman is singled out by clients, who report that he is “extremely technical and able to provide a strategic direction that has proven highly successful.” They add: “He is very intelligent, dedicated and calm.” He is well versed in corporate and M&A matters, with additional strengths spanning the fields of banking and finance, capital markets and projects. He has worked as a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2017

“Well-respected practice group known for its strength advising on the structuring of receivables investment funds. Routinely assists clients in the issuance of promissory notes and debentures as well as in complex regulatory issues before the CVM. Clients commend “solutions-driven” partner Rubens Vidigal’s ability to “think ahead” when advising on the constitution of funds. Vidigal has a long-standing track record working on the structuring of securitisations and is endorsed by market sources for his expertise in regulatory matters. Founding partner Marcelo Giovanni Perlman frequently advises on regulatory issues before the Brazilian Central Bank and the CVM and offers valuable experience to clients in debentures offerings. Sources praise him as “an intelligent and knowledgeable capital markets lawyer” who “develops efficient legal solutions and works with an objective nature.” He speaks English, French and Spanish and holds an LLM from the University of Chicago Law School”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2017

“The ‘excellent’ team at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados is highly experienced in structuring funds, recently assisting Integral Investimentos in structuring a receivables investment fund with a portfolio consisting mainly of credit rights originated from Renault and Nissan’s credit sales of vehicles to their authorised dealers. In other work, the group advised Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, as issuer, and BB Banco de Investimento on a R$100m issuance of unsecured promissory notes. Name partners Marcelo Giovanni Perlman and Rubens de Camargo Vidigal Neto, who is ‘knowledgeable, disciplined and reliable’, are the key figures”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2016

“Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados’ corporate team earns plaudits for its ‘proactive’ and ‘hardworking’ approach. The bulk of its instructions come from the firm’s financial institution clients, which turn to it for assistance on a host of corporate, commercial and capital markets transactions. Marcelo Giovanni Perlman heads the department, which includes associates Mayra Naomi Sakaguti and new arrival Claudio Dener Diaz Gomez”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2016

“Boutique with a distinguished structured finance practice focusing on structured, receivables, private equity and real estate funds. Experienced in debt capital markets and complex regulatory analysis for international clients.
Head of department Rubens Vidigal specialises in matters involving receivables funds, the issuance of debentures and private equity funds. He is regularly active before the CVM and is described by peers as “a very specialised lawyer with strong communication skills.” He holds a business administration specialisation degree from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and RSM Erasmus University and is fluent in English.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2016

“Boutique firm acting for a range of international clients on corporate and M&A issues. Has extensive experience handling operations in the healthcare, manufacturing, energy, real estate and transportation sectors.
The experienced Marcelo Giovanni Perlman is praised as being “very proactive and very knowledgeable,” and is also singled out for his technical abilities and hard-working approach. He is noted for his strengths in projects, capital markets, M&A and banking and finance matters. He has worked as a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York and speaks French and Spanish.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2016

“The team has the ability to understand the most complex problems from an investor’s perspective, come up with creative and effective solutions and always work with well-defined deadlines which are strictly followed.” Head of department Rubens Vidigal specialises in matters involving receivables funds, the issuance of debentures and private equity funds. He is regularly active before the CVM and is described by peers as “a very specialised lawyer with strong communication skills.”

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2015

”I found the team to be very organised, hard-working, and extremely competent.” The experienced Marcelo Giovanni Perlman is praised as being “very proactive and very knowledgeable,” and is also singled out for his technical abilities and hard-working approach. He is noted for his strengths in projects, capital markets, M&A and banking and finance matters.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2015

“Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados shines in contentious insolvency cases, regularly securing instructions from financial institutions, creditors and distressed investors. Luciano de Souza Godoy heads the practice”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2015

“Established in 2010, Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados already boasts a highly regarded dispute resolution practice, thanks in large part to the excellent reputation of name partner Luciano Godoy”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2015

”This is a knowledgeable team that offers prompt and creative solutions. The work is thorough and within deadlines”. (…) Partner Rubens Vidigal earns praise from both clients and peers, who note: “His main qualitity is the ability to create intelligent solutions”. They also say: “He is straightforward, persuasive and his arguments are supported by technical knowledge”.

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2014

”’The lawyers have strong skills of negotiation and possess excellent technical knowledge. They provide a flexible, high-quality service’. Key partner Rubens Vidigal offers broad capital markets expertise and is praised as being ‘very knowledgeable, responsive and proactive’. (…)”

Chambers and Partners: Latin America 2014

“Lawyers at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados are valued for ‘their great technical contribution to deals’. Among the key names, Marcelo Giovanni Perlman is praised for his ‘excellent knowledge of the market’ and for his ability to ‘coordinate work with focus and objectivity’, while capital markets specialist Rubens de Camargo Vidigal Neto is highlighted for his ‘initiative, proactivity and agility’. The group is considered ‘one of the strongest in the market for receivable funds work”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2014

“Lawyers at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados are valued for ‘their great technical contribution to deals’. Among the key names, Marcelo Giovanni Perlman is praised for his ‘excellent knowledge of the market’ and for his ability to ‘coordinate work with focus and objectivity’, while capital markets specialist Rubens de Camargo Vidigal Neto is highlighted for his ‘initiative, proactivity and agility’. The group is considered ‘one of the strongest in the market for receivable funds work”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2014

“Litigation expert Luciano de Souza Godoy heads the practice at Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados, which has built up a solid creditor-side practice, and also acts for potential investors in distressed M&A transactions; financial institutions account for the bulk of its recent instructions, with highlights including the representation of a major bank in enforcement actions”.

The Legal 500: Latin America 2016