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Antonio Felix de Araujo Cintra

Antonio Felix de Araujo Cintra

Practice Groups

Infrastructure, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Japan Desk


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5226


Professional experience

Partner in the Capital Markets and Banking & Finance practice groups, as well as one of the coordinators of TozziniFreire’s Japan Desk, Antonio Felix has extensive experience in capital market operations, national and international financings, securitizations, project finance, and foreign investment. He previously served as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.


Antonio Felix is consistently recognized as a leading practitioner by international legal publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500Latin Lawyer 250, IFLR1000, Who’s Who Legal, Expert Guides and Análise Advocacia 500. Antonio is recognized as LACCA Thought Leader: Banking & Finance and is LACCA Approved.


  • English


  • LLM from the London Law Centre of the University of Notre Dame, England, 1990.
  • Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1986.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the Legal & Regulatory Council of EMPEA (Emerging Markets Private Equity Association).
  • Member of The Urban Land Institute.
  • Member of the Banking & Finance Committee of WLG (World Law Group).
  • Member of the Banking Law Committee and Capital Markets Committee of IBA (International Bar Association).
  • Member of IBEF-SP (Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives of São Paulo).
  • Member of ABBC (Brazilian Association of Banks).


  • "A Busca pela Infraestrutura Adequada ao Crescimento Econômico" chapter (co-author). In 40 Anos de Direito Empresarial no Brasil. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2016, p. 197-214.
  • "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence Project Finance. London: Law Business Research, 2015.
  • ICLG - Lending and Secured Finance 2015. London: International Comparative Legal Guides, 2015.
  • "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In Getting the Deal Through - Banking Regulation. London: Law Business Research, 2014.
  • "Brazil" chapter. In International Employee Equity Plans - Participation Beyond Borders Handbook. London: Kluwer Law International, 2003.
  • "Indirect Investment" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Britcham Brazil Publications, 2005.
  • Several articles in relevant national and international publications, such as Financier Worldwide, Chambers Magazine, IFLR, World Law Group, Valor Econômico, and Revista Capital Aberto.

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