Miriam Machado

Miriam Machado

Email: miriammachado@felsberg.com.br

Phone: +55 (11) 3141-9177

City: São Paulo

Language: Portuguese, English, German, French and Italian

Linkedin: Miriam Machado

Practice Areas:

  • Advertising, Marketing and Media
  • Corporate and M&A


Miriam is a mergers and acquisitions attorney with corporate law and contracts experience. She has extensive experience in corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions (pure M&A), private equity operations, debt restructuring and corporate regulatory issues. Miriam works for buyers, sellers and investors, providing legal advice and presenting innovative solutions that meet the specific needs of each operation.

With particular expertise in assisting clients from the media and advertising sectors, she has for years been advising the leading players in these sectors on a variety of legal matters, including the industry’s specific regulatory issues. She is recommended by the major legal publications such as Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500, and Leaders League, and is also recognized by Análise Mulher.

Professional Associations

  • Admitted to the São Paulo branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP)


  • LL.M., University of Cambridge
  • LL.B., PUC-SP – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo


Her recent experience includes advising on the following operations:

  • Advising one of the main players in the agricultural inputs distribution market in southern Brazil in the sale of the group’s companies, involving the sale of shares and antitrust approval;
  • Advising a national transport logistics group in the acquisition of a stake in another company in the same sector, with a view to expanding and enhancing its position in the market;
  • Advising on the acquisition of 75% of a leading company in the custom software development business, consolidating the client as the world’s leading group in creative business transformation;
  • Advising on the acquisition of 12 entities in the digital transformation business with operations in Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Australia, including structuring the sale transaction, from a business and tax point of view, as well as the preparation and negotiation of transaction documents;
  • In the sale of the controller of companies managing a fleet of more than 7,500 vehicles throughout Brazil for BRL 275 million;
  • A pioneering company in the sports nutrition segment in Brazil in an acquisition worth BRL 200 million;
  • A leading multinational advertising and public relations company on its partnership arrangements in Argentina, Brazil and Chile;
  • A manufacturer and distributor of high-tech refractory products with a total of 29 sites worldwide in the acquisition of equity ownership in a Brazilian company that manufactures and sells refractory products in Brazil;
  • An artificial intelligence company in an investment round; and
  • The second largest European group in the bedding industry and the leader in Spain, Portugal and France, in the acquisition of the bedding related business of a Brazilian company as an Isolated Productive Unit (in a judicial recovery process).

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