Areas Covered

Private Equity, Venture, and Seed Capital

Briganti Advogados’ professionals work in a comprehensive manner, offering multidisciplinary and innovative legal assistance in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) and Seed Capital – investment of resources intended for companies and startups in initial growth.

We advise investment funds, investees (including startups) and investors (institutional, non-institutional, and family offices) at all stages, from legal assessment of target companies, preparation, review, and negotiation of contracts for the consummation of investments, to the implementation of exit strategies.

In-depth knowledge about the sector and the areas involved allows us to evaluate and propose creative and efficient solutions to enable complex operations in Brazil and abroad, including tax, corporate governance, regulatory, financial, innovation and technology, as well as social impact investments, in line with ESG criteria and assessment of contingencies – civil, tax, labor, compliance and environmental, among others.

How can we contribute?

  • Assistance in the constitution and registration of investment funds, as well as in the fulfillment of regulatory obligations.
  • Drafting and advising on the negotiation of investment agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and related documents, whether for initial contributions (Series A), new rounds of fundraising or partial or total divestiture operations.
  • Structuring of convertible debt into equity.
  • Preparation of corporate documents and strategic contracts.
  • Structuring of stock option plans.
  • Assistance in commercial contracts, including partnership agreements.
  • Legal due diligence.
  • Assistance in corporate governance aspects.
  • Support in restructuring for IPO.
  • Advice on regulatory issues – Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), Brazilian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital (ABVCAP), Brazilian Association of Financial and Capital Market Entities (ANBIMA), among others.
  • Brazilian and French Anti-Corruption Law – Loi Sapin II – and Compliance.