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Arnaldo C. Rego Jr.

Arnaldo C. Rego Jr.

Associate

Overview

Arnaldo Rego, Jr. has extensive experience representing national and international corporations, investment banks, and private equity funds in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters. His representation includes international securities offerings, with particular emphasis on Rule 144A/Regulation S equity offerings and high yield and investment grade debt offerings; merges and acquisitions; and corporate, joint venture, and partnership formation. He advises on capital markets transactions, ’34 Act filings, corporate transactions, corporate governance, general corporate matters, finance transactions and other cross-border transactions, with a focus on inbound and outbound transactions in Latin America. Arnaldo is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

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Experience

  • Represented a leading global provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing solutions company in its acquisition of a minority interest in, and the restructuring of, an internet content-moderation company.
  • Represented a worldwide content delivery network and cloud services provider in its efforts to expand its operations to Latin America.
  • Represented a privately held Brazilian startup technology company in structuring and conducting its U.S. operations.
  • Represented the seller in the sale of an aerospace component repair and overhaul company in the United States.
  • Represented a Brazilian real estate investment group in the structuring and formation of a real estate investment vehicle in the United States.
  • Represented a Brazilian restaurant company in the formation and operation of its U.S. operations and the acquisition of private investment.
  • Represented a large group of shareholders in the tender of restricted securities in the Cnova tender offer.
  • Represented the acquirer in the potential acquisition of a caustic soda plant in Brazil.
  • Represented the acquirer in the potential acquisition of a data center in Brazil.
  • Represented Fibra Shop in its $380 million global offering of real estate trust certificates.
  • Represented Alfa in its inaugural $1 billion 10-year and 20-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented Unifin in its $400 million inaugural international notes offering.
  • Represented private equity firm Ventura in its successful takeover of Maxcom, a facilities-based telecommunications provider.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Fibra Danhos’ $400 million initial international offering of its trust certificates.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Axtel’s $150 million 10-year senior notes offering and related exchange offer and consent solicitation.
  • Represented Metalsa in its $300 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented Nemak in its $500 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Grupo Senda’s $150 million senior notes offering.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Fibra Uno’s Inaugural $1 billion 10-year and 30-year senior notes offering; the first international debt offering by a Mexican REIT.
  • Represented Fresnillo in its inaugural $800 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented the underwriters in Volaris’ $400 million SEC-registered initial public offering.
  • Represented Alpek in its $900 million initial public offering and its $300 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented Grupo Famsa in its $250 million 8-year senior notes offering and $200 million notes buyback.
  • Represented Alpek in its inaugural $650 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented Banco Continental in its inaugural $200 million 5-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented TAESA in its R$1.8 billion (US$876 million) follow-on equity offering which won Latin Finance’s Deal of the Year for 2012.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Brasil Telecom's $1.5 billion 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented the placement agents in Magazine Luiza’s R$805 million initial public offering.
  • Represented Brasil Brokers in its follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented the placement agents in Direcional’s follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented Banco Bonsucesso in its inaugural $125 million 10-year subordinated notes offering.
  • Represented Gol Linhas Aérias Inteligentes in its $300 million 10-year senior notes offering.
  • Represented Itaú Unibanco in the $3 billion sale of Bank of America’s entire equity stake Itaú Unibanco.
  • Represented the initial purchasers in Fibria’s $750 million notes offering and related exchange offer and consent solicitation.
  • Represented Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais S.A. (CEMIG) in general corporate matters.
  • Represented Companhia de Distribuição Brasileira (CBD) in general corporate matters

Credentials

Education
  • Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2009)
  • Boston College (B.A. in Economics, 2004)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • New York
Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Background

  • Associate, Paul Hastings LLP, São Paulo (2012–2016)
  • Associate, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, São Paulo (2011-2012)
  • Associate, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (2008-2011)
  • Summer Extern, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva (Summer 2007)
  • Social Security Administration, Washington
  • Social Science Research Analyst (2005-2006)

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