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Fernando Silveira Carvalho

Fernando Silveira Carvalho

Practice Groups

Mergers & Acquisitions , Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Privatizations, Crisis Management, Private Equity & Venture Capital


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5530


Professional experience

Partner of TozziniFreire Advogados, Fernando has extensive experience in assisting local and foreign firms in M&A and Private Equity & Venture Capital transactions across many different industries (especially in the automotive, food, education, fintech, technology, shipping and logistics sectors). He also has solid expertise in planning and structuring foreign investments in Brazil, as well as in corporate governance, corporate and commercial contracts, and corporate aspects involving disputes and investigations. In 2016 and 2017, Fernando worked as a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP in New York, USA.


Fernando is recognized as a Rising Star by LMG Expert Guides in the Corporate, M&A and Private Equity practices. He is also recommended by The Legal 500 and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • LL.M. degree from the University of Chicago Law School, USA, 2016. 
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2010.

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