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Marcelo Valenca

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Associate in our Corporate practice, based in London.

Marcelo advises corporate and investment banking clients on securities offerings and public listings, M&A and corporate finance transactions. He also provides advice on general corporate law matters.

Experience highlights

  • Bookrunner on the IPO and Uganda Securities Exchange listing of Cipla Quality Chemicals Industries
  • ContourGlobal on its:
    • £1.7 billion IPO and London premium listing
    • UK Listing Rules aspects of its acquisition of Acciona Termosolar
  • Delphi on its $300 million senior notes offering
  • Ferguson on its $750 million senior notes offering
  • IHS Markit on its $500 million senior notes offering
  • Joint bookrunners and co-managers in connection with a $1 billion notes offering by LafargeHolcim
  • Joint global coordinators of a $82 million private placement of new ordinary shares of Harmony Gold Mining
  • Joint lead managers in connection with a $1 billion notes offering by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Laboratorios Farmacéuticos Rovi on its €80 million follow-on offering
  • Lead dealer managers in connection with $650 million exchange offers by Ensco
  • Natura on its €1 billion acquisition of The Body Shop from L'Oréal
  • Sponsor to Vedanta Resources on the acquisition by its Indian listed subsidiary, Vedanta Limited, of Electrosteel Steels
  • Verisk Analytics on its acquisition of Sequel
  • Oryzon Genomics on its private placement of 6,666,667 ordinary shares pursuant to a capital increase

Prior to joining Davis Polk, Marcelo worked in private practice and as an in-house counsel in Brazil.

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Education
LL.M., University of Cambridge
LL.M., Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
LL.B., Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Professional history
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2016-present
  • Cascione, Pulino, Boulos Advogados (Brazil), 2011-2015
Qualifications and admissions
  • England and Wales
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