Marcus Vinicius Bitencourt is a partner of Campos Mello Advogados' Corporate, M&A, Private Equity  and Venture Capital practices, based in São Paulo.

Marcus focuses his practice on corporate law, securities, private equity and venture capital, M&A and corporate restructuring, offering legal advice in all investment operations and directing Brazilian and foreign investors with regard to mutual funds, investment companies and share portfolios.

Marcus's vast experience includes advising clients on the planning and structuring of business transactions and corporate activities, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, and the assembly of joint ventures, consortiums, associations, foundations, partnerships and other methods of organizing businesses, activities and enterprises. He also represents clients in the acquisition and disposition of corporate shareholdings or assets; executes due diligence procedures, divestitures, mergers and acquisitions (including management buyouts and takeovers), and assists in acquisition or transfer of ownership of equity interests, minority shareholdings, and the structuring of private equity and real estate investments funds.

Marcus's client list is extensive and includes Brazilian and international companies in many industry sectors, such as financial and banking services (investment management and funds), hospitality and leisure (hotels and resorts), infrastructure, real estate, technology, and transportation.

A recent edition of Chambers Latin America recognized Marcus as a leading individual in Real Estate, and clients have praised him as an attorney who "shows great seniority" and "gives clients attention and is also very attentive with documents."


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