October 9, 2019
Our strong track record demonstrates our abilities across a range of corporate finance projects.
In M&A transactions
In debt structuring & restructuring transactions
Valuations and business plans delivered
The corporate finance division leverages on CZ’s advisory capabilities to deliver premier strategic and financial advice to its clients.
We deliver customised solutions to make your projects happen.
The CZ team has proven expertise in structuring and execution of complex transactions in the agribusiness, food and beverage and infrastructure sectors.
With a unique knowledge in the agribusiness, food and beverage and infrastructure sectors, CZ is able to efficiently analyse the situation, develop business plans and coordinate and communicate with all stakeholders to deliver optimal results.
Using our unparalleled market knowledge, we help our clients identify and pursue strategic priorities, devise strategies to enhance shareholder value, and develop new ideas and deeper perspective to achieve their goals.
Alexandre Cândido, CEO
Our wide range of products and global network enable easy access to first-hand information from the market.
The CZ team has proven expertise in structuring and execution of complex transactions in the infrastructure, energy and agribusiness sectors.
Financial advisor to Della Coletta Bioenergia on the debt restructuring with its main creditors extending its financial liabilities for the full term of 5 years. Value: BRL 299 million
Financial Advisor to Unialco on the sale to Glencore of its industrial and agricultural sugar and ethanol assets (other than land) located in Guararapes – Sao Paulo state. The assets were organized in an Isolated Producing Unit (UPI) that was sold to Glencore in a judicial public auction within Unialco Group’s judicial recovery process. Value: BRL 349 million
Financial advisor to Usina Santa Fé on the debt restructuring with its main creditors extending its financial liabilities for the full term of 7 years. Value: BRL 352 million
Financial advisor to ACP Bioenergia on the debt raising via issuance of certificate of agribusiness receivables due May 2026.
Financial Advisor to Australian Cane Farms Limited on the issuance of new shares totaling AU$ 10,000,000 in order to expand its portfolio of farms and become one of the largest independent cane farming businesses in Australia. A major regional sugar group acquired the new shares issued by ACF. Value: AU$ 10 million
Debt capital markets
Financial advisor to CMAA – Vale do Tijuco on the first CRA (Certificado de Recebíveis do Agronegócio) issuance having as collateral sugar export receivables. Value: RL 99 million
Financial Advisor to Vale do Paraná on the formation of a joint venture with Albioma for the development of a new energy cogeneration plant powered by sugarcane biomass, providing the expansion of the current installed capacity from 16MW to 48MW, allowing the exportation of 30MW to the grid. Value: BRL 100 million
Financial Advisor to Client (Sugar & Ethanol Producer) on the process of strengthening its capital structure by extending its financial liabilities with its main creditors. Value: BRL 255 million
Rodrigo Penna de Siqueira
CFO, Jalles Machado
Our team is strategically placed across our main global corporate finance hubs.
Joined Czarnikow: 2006
Luis has advised major players in several cogeneration partnerships, M&A, debt raising & restructuring and capital markets. Luis has also led the expansion of our financial advisory services across Latin America and Asia. Luis holds a MBA in Corporate Finance from Fundação Getulio Vargas and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from PUC-Rio.
Joined CZ: 2011
Fernando has successfully led several impactful capital structure transactions for our clients. Fernando holds an MBA in Finance from Insper and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of São Paulo.
Joined CZ: 2015
Stefano has experience concluding M&A deals in both the food and beverage and agriproducts industries. Currently based in Bangkok, Stefano is the regional manager of the Asian corporate finance desk. Previously, Stefano joined IFC, providing debt and equity solutions to financial institutions in Latin America. Stefano holds an MSc in Banking & International Finance from CASS Business School.
Thiago Lobato, Corporate Finance Coordinator
Bruno Fontanari, Corporate Finance Junior Analyst
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