S. WadeAngus

Partner

New York + 1.212.326.3755 São Paulo +

Wade Angus has over 25 years' experience representing clients in cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity, and restructuring transactions in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. His practice focuses on cross-border M&A in Brazil and throughout Latin America, where he has extensive experience in the energy, transportation and infrastructure, financial services, media, and telecommunications sectors.

Wade has represented companies such as Andrade Gutierrez, S.A.; CIRCOR International; Citigroup Global Markets; Cosan S.A.; ENGIE S.A.; Fluor Corporation; Gas Natural Fenosa; GIC Special Investments (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation); Group 1 Automotive; Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.; Itaú-Unibanco; Mastercard International, NII Holdings, Inc.; PepsiCo; Schneider Electric; Verizon Communications Inc.; and WL Ross & Co.

Wade advised ENGIE in its $8.6 billion acquisition of Brazilian gas pipeline company TAG from Petrobas. He has advised NII Holdings in numerous transactions, including its $948.5 million sale of Nextel Brazil to América Móvil, and NII Holdings' $178 million sale of Nextel Argentina to Group Clarin, which Latin Finance named as its 2015 "Domestic M&A Deal of the Year."

Wade is a frequent speaker on cross-border M&A and private equity, has authored articles on private equity and M&A, among other topics, and has been a guest commentator on CNBC. He is a member of the board of directors of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.

Erfahrung

  • WEG acquires industrial electric motors and generators business from Regal Rexnord CorporationJones Day advised WEG S.A. in the $400 million acquisition of the industrial electric motors and generators business of Regal Rexnord Corporation.
  • AGS Agunsa invests in Omni Transloading & Logistics and Omni Bulk ServicesJones Day advised AGS Agunsa, the North American arm of Agunsa and a key player within the Empresas Navieras Group, in the acquisition of a significant equity interest in Omni Transloading & Logistics and Omni Bulk Services.
  • AGS invests in A.R. SAVAGE COMPANYJones Day advised AGS Agunsa, the North American arm of Agunsa and a key player within the Empresas Navieras Group, in the acquisition of a significant equity acquisition in AR SAVAGE COMPANY LLC, along with its associated companies and subsidiaries.
  • ENI acquires Chevron's assets in IndonesiaJones Day advised Italian oil and gas super-major ENI on its acquisition of Chevron’s interests, including operatorship, in the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project from Chevron.
  • Twilio sells ValueFirst to TanlaJones Day advised Twilio Inc. in the sale of ValueFirst Digital Media Private Limited to Tanla Platforms Limited, a company based in India with shares listed on BSE Limited and the National Stock Exchange of India.
  • Sanofi sells Dermacyd and Lactacyd brands to EMS S.A.Jones Day is advising Sanofi in the sale of 11 Dermacyd line products in Brazil and 13 Lactacyd line products in Mexico, Peru, and Argentina to EMS S.A.
  • Agencias Universales S.A. (AGUNSA) acquires 75% of the Carver Maritime Manatee port terminal operator in FloridaJones Day advised Agencias Universales S.A. (AGUNSA) in the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in Carver Maritime Manatee, a terminal operator at SeaPort Manatee, a deep water seaport located at the entrance to Tampa Bay in northern Manatee County, Florida.
  • Ansys acquires leading particle dynamics simulation software RockyJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the acquisition of Engineering Simulation and Scientific Software Rocky DEM, S.L., a leading provider of particular dynamics simulation software with developers in Brazil, Spain, and the United States.
  • UPL sells stake in Advanta Enterprises to KKRJones Day advised UPL Limited in its $300 million sale of a 13.33% stake in its subsidiary, Advanta Enterprises Limited, to KKR.
  • J.M. Huber acquires Biolchim GroupJones Day advised J. M. Huber Corporation in the acquisition of Biolchim Group, a leading producer and distributor of specialty plant nutrition and biostimulants, from private equity firms NB Renaissance and Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.
  • Group 1 Automotive sells Brazil operationsJones Day advised Group 1 Automotive, Inc. in the BRL 510 million sale of 100% of its Brazilian business to Original Holdings S.A., an affiliate of Simpar S.A, a publicly listed company in Brazil.
  • PTTGC acquires allnex from AdventJones Day advised PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited in the €4 billion acquisition of allnex Holding GmbH from Advent International.
  • Eastman sells tire additives business product lines to One Rock Capital PartnersJones Day advised Eastman Chemical in the $800 million sale of the rubber additives (including Crystex™ insoluble sulfur and Santoflex™ antidegradants) and other product lines and related assets and technology of the global tire additives business of its Additives & Functional Products segment to an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC.
  • Cemig Geração e Transmissão S.A. completes US$500 million Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Cemig Geração e Transmissão S.A. (“CEMIG GT”) in connection with its offer to purchase for cash up to US$500 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 9.250% Senior Notes due 2024.
  • Twilio acquires ValueFirstJones Day advised Twilio Inc. in its acquisition of ValueFirst Digital Media Private Limited, a leading Indian provider of digital communication solutions through telephone voice and data communications offering services in India and South-East Asia.
  • Verizon Media forms partnership with BuzzFeed to acquire HuffPostJones Day advised Verizon Media in its sale of HuffPost to BuzzFeed.
  • Syndicate of international and Brazilian investment banks complete $1.5 billion Senior Notes offering and tender offers totaling $1.75 billion by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international and Brazilian investment banks in connection with an international offering of $1.5 billion of 3.950% Senior Notes due 2031 by Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers totaling $1.75 billion by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
  • Syndicate of international placement agents complete BRL 3.0 billion primary and secondary offering of Common Shares by MarfrigJones Day advised Santander Investment Securities Inc.; Bradesco Securities, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC; Banco do Brasil Securities LLC; and Jefferies LLC, as international placement agents, in connection with a BRL 3.0 billion (US$720 million) international offering of 299,738,518 Common Shares of Marfrig Global Foods S.A. (“Marfrig”), represented by a primary offering of 90,090,091 Common Shares by Marfrig and a secondary offering of 209,648,427 Common Shares by BNDES Participações S.A. – BNDESPAR, as the selling shareholder.
  • NII Holdings sold Nextel Brazil to América Móvil for $948.5 millionJones Day advised NII Holdings, Inc. in the sale of its 70% interest in its Brazilian operations ("Nextel Brazil") to América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. for $948.5 million on a debt-free and cash-free basis.
  • Twilio acquires TeravozJones Day advised Twilio Inc. in its acquisition of 100% of Teravoz, a startup business that provides virtual PBX and telephonic services to small and mid-sized companies in Brazil.
    • November 20, 2015
      Investing in Latin America: Recent Legal and Tax Developments
    • December 10-11, 2014
      Brazilian Companies and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Exploring the Reach of the FCPA
    • April 24, 2014
      OGX and OSX Bankruptcies - Developments, Challenges and Opportunities for Cross-Border Restructurings in Brazil
    • October 2, 2013
      Infrastructure and Oil & Gas in Brazil: Maximizing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges
    • May 15, 2013
      Global Business Essentials: Brazil
    • April 24, 2013
      Global Business Essentials: Brazil
    • June 7, 2012
      Jones Day Chicago 2012 MCLE University
    • May 2, 2012
      Global Business Essentials: Brazil
    • February 9, 2012
      Brazilian Companies and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Exploring the Reach of the FCPA
    • November 30, 2011
      Getting Your Deal Through in the New Environment: Practical Implications of the New Brazilian Antitrust Law
    • September 15, 2011
      Global Business Essentials: Brazil