Davis Polk Advises Afya Limited on Its Initial Public Offering and Nasdaq Listing
7/23/2019

Davis Polk advised Afya Limited on its $300.3 million initial public offering of 15,805,841 Class A common shares, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. The Class A common shares are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “AFYA.”

Based in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners.

The Davis Polk capital markets team included Manuel Garciadiaz, Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Elliot M. de Carvalho, Richard Corbett and Hugo Casella. The tax team included Michael Farber, Patrick E. Sigmon and Tomislava Dragicevic. Sijia Cai provided 1940 Act advice. Gregory D. Hughes provided executive compensation advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the São Paulo, New York and Northern California offices.