Ricardo Madrona

Posted: 08/23/2015



  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Law
  • Contracts
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Succession & Estate Planning





  • Structural Issues in Law Firm Management Program Fordham University School of Law (2021)
  • Fundação Getúlio Vargas (LL.M., 2015)
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law, 1996)
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (LL.B., 1994)



Ricardo works on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, contracts, succession and estate planning, and arbitration. He teaches Mergers and Acquisitions in GVLaw’s Graduate Program and in the GVLaw’s Global Law Program. He is a former MBA professor at Fipecafi – in connection with IBRI –  teaching Corporate Law and Capital Markets Law between 2001 and 2011. Ricardo is member of the Brazilian Chamber of Arbitration and member of the Brazilian Institute of Investor Relations.




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Ricardo Madrona is a respected name in the M&A field, with market sources highlighting his “practical, intelligent and easy” approach. One client describes him as “available and committed,” adding: “He is brilliant in complex situations, where he is able to suggest interesting solutions and sophisticated structures.” He acts for banking institutions, food and beverage companies and investment funds on M&A and joint ventures, also assisting family businesses with succession plans. (Chambers & Partners, Global, 2019)



  • Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Section (1996)
  • Arbitrator of the ARBITAC (Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem da Associação Comercial do Paraná)
  • Member of the Brazilian Chamber of Arbitration
  • Member of the Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Investor Relations
  • Member of the Brazilian Association of Publicly Held Companies (ABRASCA)
  • Member of the M&A Dispute Committee of Brazilian Institute of Business Law – IBRADEMP



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