Maria da Graça de Brito Vianna Pedretti

Maria da Graça de Brito Vianna Pedretti

Email: gracapedretti@felsberg.com.br

Phone: +55 (11) 3141-9102

City: São Paulo

Language: Portuguese, English and Spanish

Linkedin: Maria da Graça de Brito Vianna Pedretti

Practice Areas:

  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Electric Power
  • Fintech and Payment Systems
  • Infrastructure
  • Natural Gas
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

Profile

Maria da Graça is a founding partner of Felsberg Advogados. She has extensive experience in the areas of project and aircraft financing, financial and structured operations, capital markets, investment funds, private equity and company acquisition, sale and restructuring operations.

She has given lectures at events in Brazil, Spain and the United States on topics such as investment funds, initial public offerings, private equity and project financing and structuring. She is recognized by Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500, Leaders League, IFLR 1000, Euromoney Expert Guide and Análise Mulher.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Brazilian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (ABVCAP)
  • Admitted to the São Paulo branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP)

Education

  • Postgraduate degree, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • LL.B., USP – Universidade de São Paulo

Experience

Maria da Graça’s recent experience includes advising on:

  • Financing of a public-private partnership project for the construction and operation of a waste-to-energy plant in the State of São Paulo;
  • Financing of drilling apparatus in Brazil’s pre-salt sector;
  • Financing of a coal-fired thermoelectric plant; and
  • The acquisition and financing of various aircraft in Brazil.

She has also advised on the constitution and operation of investment, real estate, private equity and receivable funds, the creation of leasing companies on behalf of overseas investors, the corporate restructuring of companies in the chemical products and transport logistics sectors, and the restructuring of debts held with different banks by companies in the chemical and petrochemical sectors.

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