IsabelJunqueira

Associate

São Paulo + 55.11.3018.3956

Isabel Junqueira is a Brazilian-trained lawyer with experience in corporate law and M&A. She advises public and private companies in the U.S. and Latin America in a variety of transactions including acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, and corporate governance. She advised a syndicate of six international and Brazilian investment banks complete an international offering of $1.0 billion Senior Notes by Marfrig Global Foods.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Isabel was an associate for four years at a renowned corporate firm in São Paulo. During this time she worked on local and cross-border M&A in diverse economic sectors involving incorporating businesses, conducting due diligence investigations, and structuring foreign investments in Brazil. Isabel also served as the main outside pro bono counsel for a not-for-profit organization that provides training for instructors of Brazilian public schools.

Experience

  • 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.
  • Exceda sold to Akamai TechnologiesJones Day advised Exceda in its sale to Akamai Technologies, including assets in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, and the U.S.
  • ENGIE-led consortium wins competitive bidding process in Brazil for $8.6 billion acquisition of TAGJones Day advised ENGIE in the $8.6 billion acquisition and related financing of 90% of Transportadora Associada de Gás SA ("TAG"), the largest natural gas transmission network owner in Brazil, from Brazilian state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras).
  • Syndicate of international banks complete $1.0 billion Senior Notes by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international banks in an international offering of $1.0 billion of 7.000% Senior Notes due 2026 by a subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
  • NII Holdings to sell Nextel Brazil to América Móvil for $905 millionJones Day is advising NII Holdings, Inc. in the sale of its 70 percent interest in its Brazilian operations ("Nextel Brazil") to América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. for $905 million on a debt-free and cash-free basis.
  • Chevron to buy Pasadena Refining System for $350 million from Petrobras America Inc.Jones Day is advising Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, in its purchase of all of the equity interests of Pasadena Refining System Inc. (“PRSI”) and PRSI Trading, LLC from Petrobras America Inc. for $350 million, subject to adjustments for working capital.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires consumer health business of Merck KGaAJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) in its €3.375 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA.
  • Huadong Medicine announces £169 million (US$222 million) takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma PlcJones Day advised Huadong Medicine Co. Ltd. ("HMC") and its subsidiary, Huadong Medicine Aesthetics Investment (HongKong) Limited ("Huadong"), on Huadong's takeover offer for and acquisition of Sinclair Pharma Plc with a total value of approximately £169 million (US$222 million).
  • GIC acquires 25 percent stake in Brazil's Algar Telecom for R$1.0 billion (US$308.5 million)Jones Day advised GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd. in its R$1.0 billion (US$308.5 million) acquisition of shares representing a 25 percent stake in Brazil's Algar Telecom, a provider of telecom services to corporate and retail customers that is present in 10 states and 337 cities in Brazil.
  • Audax Private Equity portfolio company acquires Blue Sky IndustriesJones Day advised Audax Private Equity in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Fastener Distribution Holdings of Blue Sky Industries, a Monterey Park, California-based distributor of c-class parts to aerospace and defense MRO and OEM customers.
  • Syndicate of international banks complete international offering of $1.0 billion Senior Notes by Marfrig Global FoodsJones Day advised a syndicate of international banks in an international offering of $1.0 billion of 6.875% Senior Notes due 2025 by Marfrig Global Foods S.A., one of Brazil's largest food processing companies, and concurrent tender offers by Marfrig for two series of its outstanding debt securities.
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