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K&L Gates Expands Corporate, Finance Practices with São Paulo Partner Addition

17 October 2016
São Paulo - The São Paulo office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Felipe Eluf Creazzo as a partner in the corporate/M&A and banking and asset finance practices. He joins K&L Gates from Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados.

Creazzo regularly advises companies, funds, and financial institutions on multijurisdictional acquisitions, joint ventures, bank and project financings, debt restructures, and debt capital markets issuances. His experience in recent years involves counseling lenders and borrowers in structured bank, trade, project, and ECA-backed financings, in addition to debenture and note issuances. Qualified in New York, the District of Columbia, and Brazil, Creazzo also advises clients across a variety of sectors in accessing Latin American markets through joint ventures, stock acquisitions, and participation in privatization programs. These include oil & gas, infrastructure, mining, telecommunications, commodities, retail, financial services, health, and education.

“Felipe has a wealth of sector experience, and his arrival adds to the firm’s global capabilities,” said R. Charles Miller, Regional Managing Partner, the Americas.

K&L Gates’ corporate practice is among the most substantial in the legal industry, and recently was recognized by in-house counsel as one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms in a survey by Corporate Board Member magazine. With more than 500 lawyers across five continents, the practice provides full-service corporate counsel to facilitate the structuring, financing, and successful completion of an array of domestic, international, and cross-border transactions.

K&L Gates’ banking and asset finance practice also includes lawyers from offices on five continents and represents financial institutions, lenders, borrowers, servicers, trustees, and other participants in a broad range of transactions, including corporate, acquisition, asset-based, project, real estate, transportation, and Islamic finance. 

K&L Gates comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers globally who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. 
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