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Wade Angus atua de maneira diversificada na área societária, com foco em fusões e aquisições internacionais, fusões e aquisições na área de infraestrutura, private equity, joint ventures e operações de reestruturação. Ele possui extensa experiência nos setores de energia, transportes e infraestrutura, serviços financeiros, mídia e de telecomunicações, representando clientes nos Estados Unidos, na Europa e na América Latina.

Wade tem representado empresas tais como Advent International, AT&T (SBC Communications), Brookfield Asset Management, Citigroup Global Markets, GIC Special Investments (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation), Hanson PLC, Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., Itaú-Unibanco, Oi (Telemar), Reuters Group PLC, Snyder Communications e Verint Systems Inc.

Wade foi consultor do Citigroup Global Markets em diversos assuntos, incluindo seu papel como consultor financeiro da Vivo Participações relativamente à reestruturação societária das empresas no valor de $639 milhões, bem como na aquisição, pelo valor de $790 milhões, do Laboratório Neo Química Ltda. pela Hypermarcas S.A.. Antes de juntar-se a Jones Day, Wade representou a Advent International em sua aquisição da operadora dominicana de aeroportos, Aeropuertos Dominicanos, Siglo XXI, que a publicação International Financial Law Review listou como a Operação de Private Equity do Ano em 2008 nas Américas. Wade também fornece assessoria regular a bancos de investimento atuando como consultores financeiros e emitindo pareceres jurídicos em operações internacionais de fusão e aquisição.

Ele dá freqüentes palestras sobre fusões e aquisições internacionais e private equity, e é autor de diversos artigos sobre private equity e fusões e aquisições, dentre outros assuntos, e tem atuado como comentarista convidado no canal CNBC. Wade é membro do conselho de administração da Câmara de Comércio Brasil-EUA.


  • 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.
  • HOERBIGER Group acquires Deublin CompanyJones Day advised HOERBIGER Group, a privately-held industrial company headquartered in Switzerland, on the acquisition of Deublin Company, the leading manufacturer of rotating unions in the world.
  • CIRCOR sells Pibiviesse S.p.A. to CERTINAJones Day advised CIRCOR International, Inc. in the sale of its Italian long-cycle upstream oil and gas engineered valve business (Pibiviesse S.p.A.) to P&P Flow Control, an affiliate of Certina Holding AG.
  • Evidera acquires MedimixJones Day advised Evidera, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC, in its acquisition of Medimix International, a global technology company providing real-world evidence (RWE) insights and information to the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device industries.
  • 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).
  • Chevron buys Pasadena Refining System for $350 million from Petrobras America Inc.Jones Day advised 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.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao sells Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A.Jones Day represented Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA, as a counterparty, in connection with the sale by Companhia Brasileira de Distribuiçao (GPA) of 50,000,000 Ordinary Shares of Via Varejo S.A., representing 3.86% of its share capital, in the form of total return swap entered into with a Brazilian financial institution.
  • AST pursues unfair competition lawsuit for misusing trade secrets and company resourcesJones Day represented AST Modular, S.L. (“AST”), a company that belonged to Schneider Electric Services International SRL, in an unfair competition lawsuit against two natural persons and a legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Millicom International Cellular sells and lease back towers to American Tower in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million)Jones Day advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and its subsidiary Telefonica Celular del Paraguay S.A. in the sale of approximately 1,400 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation ("ATC") in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million) in cash.
  • 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.
  • Nextel Participações amends and restates two existing loan agreementsJones Day advised Nextel Participações Ltda., the Brazilian operating subsidiary of NII Holdings, Inc., in connection with the amendment and restatement of two existing loan agreements in an aggregate principal amount of $245 million with China Development Bank, as administrative agent.
  • NII Holdings and AINMT complete investment by AINMT for 30 percent stake in Nextel BrazilJones Day advised NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) in its partnership to jointly own and operate Brazilian mobile telecommunications company Nextel Brazil with AINMT Holdings AB (“AINMT”), an international telecommunications company and parent of the Norwegian operator ice, the fastest growing mobile network operator in Norway.
  • Verizon sells 24 data center sites to Equinix for $3.6 billionJones Day advised Verizon Communications Inc. in its $3.6 billion sale of 24 data center sites to Equinix, Inc.
  • Palestras / Aulas

    • 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
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