Overview

Paulo Varnieri is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Varnieri provides strategic advice with respect to cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate financing, joint ventures, private equity transactions, corporate restructuring and project development. He also assists clients in establishing and structuring business transactions in Latin America.

In addition, Mr. Varnieri has significant experience structuring and negotiating transactions and projects in the infrastructure, energy and technology sectors, including the financing of airport projects. He has represented lenders, sponsors, agents and underwriting financial institutions in connection with debt financing transactions in the U.S. and abroad.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Varnieri served as general counsel for an airport infrastructure concession company, where he was responsible for all legal aspects of the company's transactions, operations, compliance, corporate governance, M&A, investments, joint ventures, financings and airport development projects in the region. He also has experience working as an attorney for various law firms in Brazil and New York.

Not yet admitted to District of Columbia Bar; admitted to New York Bar only and practicing under supervision of lawyers licensed to practice in District of Columbia.

Credentials

Education
  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Concentration
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, LL.B.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Memberships
  • Young Professionals in Infrastructure

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