Nair Veras Saldanha

Posted: 02/12/2018


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  • LL.M. in Commercial Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (2007)
  • LL.B. in Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (1993)



Nair specializes in corporate governance, corporate consulting, joint ventures, M&A, sales of companies and global public offerings of shares. She assisted Brazilian and foreign companies, financial institutions and institutional investors in several corporate and capital market transactions, in Brazil and abroad, including M&A deals, private equity funds, global public offering of shares of Brazilian companies, preparation of companies for IPO through restructuring, improvement of corporate governance practices and execution of or amendments to shareholders’ agreements. She acted as international associate of the capital market´s team at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York (2007).

Professional recognition

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Nair has been recommended by Chambers and Partners, from in 2015 to 2018, as one of the main lawyers in the Capital Market, in Brazil. She participated in the deal that won the “Deals of the Year” award given by “Latin Finance”, in the “Restructuring” category, in 2017. She participated in the transaction that won the “Global Legal Awards” given by American Lawyer, in the “Global Finance Deal of the Year” category in 2014. She participated in the transaction that won the “Infrastructure Finance Awards” given by “Latin Finance” in the “Best Infrastructure Financing” and “Best Oil & Gas Financing” categories for Brazil, in 2014.

Admissions and afiliations

  • Director of the Brazilian Association of Publicly Held Companies (ABRASCA) and President of the Committee on Legal Affairs (COJUR) of the Association
  • Coordinator of the Corporate Law and Capital Market Comission – São Paulo, of the Brazilian Institute of Business Law – IBRADEMP
  • Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Section


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