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Thiago Spercel

Thiago Spercel practices in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, and general corporate matters. He represents issuers and underwriters in significant equity and debt offerings. He has also represented corporate clients and international private equity investors in leading cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including transactions in the technology, real estate, hotel and tourism, and pharmaceutical industries, among others.  Prior to joining CMF,Thiago was a partner at a global law firm and a partner at a leading Brazilian law firm. Thiago is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Awards and Recognitions 

The Best Lawyers – Capital Markets Law, Corporate and M&A Law and Private Equity Law (2022)
Latin Lawyer 250, Corporate and M&A (2018) 
Deal Maker of the Year – Finance Monthly (2018) 
The Legal 500, Capital Markets and Corporate and M&A (2017)
Latin Corporate-Client Choice Award – Securities – Brazil (2014) 
Private Equity Deal of the Year – Latin Lawyer (2013) 
Equity Deal of the Year – International Financial Law Review (2013) 
Chambers Latin America (Capital Markets – Brazil) and Chambers Global – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Leader in Your Field) (2010 and 2012)


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Universidade de São Paulo, Ph.D. (2020)
Universidade de São Paulo, M.A. (2007)
Columbia Law School, LL.M. (2006)
Fundação Getúlio Vargas, M.B.A. (2004)
Universidade de São Paulo, J.D. (2000)