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Alexei Bonamin

Alexei Bonamin

Practice Groups

Banking &, Finance, Capital Markets, Private Equity &, Venture Capital, Infrastructure, Agribusiness, Defense and Aerospace, Fintech


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5179


Professional experience

With experience in Capital Markets and Banking & Finance since 1996, Alexei has expertise in public offerings, international issues, structured finance transactions, securitization, finance, investment funds, financial compliance, derivatives and regulation of financial institutions.


Recognized in relevant international legal guides such as Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250 and Euromoney Expert Guides - Rising Stars (Capital Markets), IFLR - Rising Star (Banking and Private Equity). TozziniFreire’s lead partner in the winning deal of Latin Finance´s Deals of the Year 2017 (Corporate High-Yield Bond category) and of 2015 (Structured Finance category); and also in the winning deal of The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards 2016 (Aviation Finance category). Lawyer responsible for advising the BNY Mellon in the project finance of Empresa Brasileira de Terminais Portuários S.A. (Embraport), which was elected: (i) Americas Awards 2012, Project Finance Deal of the Year, by IFLR; (ii) Project Finance Deal of the Year 2012, by Latin Lawyer; (iii) Americas Transport Deal of the Year 2012 by Project Finance International; and (iv) Latin America Transport Deal of the Year 2012, by Euromoney Project Finance.


  • English


  • LL.M. degree in Banking and Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science, England, 2002.
  • Graduate of the Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, 1999.

Additional activities:

  • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE).
  • Website Officer of the International Bar Association (IBA) Capital Markets Forum
  • Professor of Investment Funds in the Master’s Program in Law (GVlaw) at Fundação Getulio Vargas.
  • Professor of Capital Markets at ANBIMA - Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association.


  • Co-author of the article "Is a Delaware LLC the Answer to Address Risks of Personal Liability in Private Equity Investments in Brazil?", of the section The Journal of Private Equity, Summer 2017. New York: Institutional Investor Journals, 2017.
  • Co-author of the chapter "Banking Regulation in Brazil: Overview", of the book Practical Law International Banking Regulation Guide. London: Thomson Reuters, 2017.
  • Co-author of the chapter "Private Equity, Venture Capital and Investment Funds", published at Brazilian Commercial Law: A Practical Guide 2nd edition. London: Kluwer Law International, 2015.
  • Co-author of the chapter "Agricultural Law in Brazil: Overview", from the book Global Agricultural Law. London: Sweet & Maxwell/Thomsom Reuters, 2015.
  • Co-author of the publication Estrutura Legal dos Fundos de Private Equity e Venture Capital no Brasil [Legal Structure of Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds in Brazil], from Associação Brasileira de Private Equity & Venture Capital (ABVCAP), february, ed. 2014.
  • Co-author of "Brazil" chapter from the publication Getting the Deal Through Banking Regulation. London: Global Competition Review, 2014.
  • Co-author of Investment Funds - Banking & Financial Services, from the European Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2013.
  • Co-author of Investing Across Borders, from the International Finance Corporation, 2010.
  • "New Self-Regulation Code on Public Offers in Brazil" chapter from the International Company and Commercial Law Review. Sweet & Maxwell, 2006.
  • Co-author of Public-Private Partnerships in Brazil. São Paulo: Editora Observador Legal, 2005.
  • "E-Banking in Brazil", from the International Internet Law Review, n. 12, 2001.

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