Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Banking, Derivatives and Capital Markets

We have a preeminent and leading banking and finance practice and capital markets (leveraged finance, acquisition finance, project and structured finance).

Our lawyers often represent commercial and investment banks, financial companies, private investment funds and other institutional lenders and investors, as well as leveraged buyout sponsors and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions.

Our derivatives group is a market leader for its expertise across all areas of the derivatives markets. Our team provides assistance to sovereign entities, regional governments, national and foreign banks and Portuguese institutions in preparing documentation for derivatives in hedging operations involving, for example, ISDA and ISMA documents.

We are entrusted by ISDA to issue its Collateral Opinion for Portugal. We are also recognized by our leading capital markets practice, advising issuers, underwriters, selling and controlling shareholders and other market participants in securities offerings.

Our lawyers advise clients on all types of securities transactions, regulatory and compliance.