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Gustavo Rabello

Gustavo Rabello

Practice Groups

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5389


Professional experience

Working for over 15 years in the capital markets, Gustavo has solid experience in advising local and foreign clients on investment fund formation and management in Brazil, as well as on syndicated loans and project finance. His expertise includes assisting securitization companies, asset managers and multinational corporations in the direct negotiation of agreements, trust deeds and indentures, the structuring of infrastructure projects, and the coordination of transactions involving trustee collateral services such as: collateral agency roles, custodian of notes and securities, registrar agent, as well as escrow  agent. Gustavo also acts in due diligence processes and in matters related to AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and KYC (Know Your Customer). He previously worked for eight years in different departments at BNY Mellon (The Bank of New York Mellon), and at law firms in England and China.


Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Specialization degree in Business Administration from FGV-SP (Fundação Getulio Vargas de São Paulo), 2012.
  • LLM in International Business Transactions from University of London - Queen Mary College, 2005.
  • Graduate of the Law School of UNIP (Universidade Paulista), 2002. 

Additional activities:

  • CPA-20 (ANBIMA Professional Certification - Series 20) by the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association.
  • Former director of the Brazil-China Forum, in Shanghai.


  • Business in Brazil: Legal Guide (co-author). São Paulo: Observador Legal, 2011.
  • Business in China: Legal Guide (co-author). São Paulo: Observador Legal, 2010.
  • Several articles in important publications, such as Valor Econômico and Folha de S.Paulo.

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