Felipe Barreto Veiga is the founder of BVA Advogados and leader of the firm’s M&A, Venture Capital, and Private Equity practices, representing companies, startups, family offices, banks, and investment funds from more than 60 countries.
At BVA, he led the structuring and legal advice of a volume of more than BRL 4 billion in venture capital, private equity, joint ventures, and M&A transactions, having reached the top positions in the TTR – Transactional Track Record ranking in 2019, 2020 and 2021 as one of the biggest dealmakers in Brazil (+100 closed deals).
Under his coordination, the BVA M&A and Venture Capital teams entered the Euromoney IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 rankings in 2021 and 2022. He was individually recognized by the Leaders League in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 as one of the best lawyers in Startups & Innovation, by Latin Lawyer Reference 2017 and 2018, and also by Análise 500 in 2018 as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in the sector of banks and financial institutions.
Author of articles and books published in four languages. Co-author of the book “Nada Easy,” by Tallis Gomes, a best seller that is among the best sellers on Amazon in its category, and of the books “Marco Legal das Startups” and “Direito no Metaverso,” both published by Ed. Journal of the Courts/Thomson Reuters.
His performance as an M&A lawyer is portrayed in the best seller “Saída de Mestre” by João Cristofolini and Eduardo Cosomano, which tells the story of the sale of Pegaki to Intellipost.
Felipe is a speaker at several events in the technology sector, such as Conta Azul Con, Locaweb M&A Conference, C-Summit, etc.
He is a professor at Link School of Business, Societário Academy, and G4 Educação.
He has already been interviewed by Valor Econômico, Globo News, Forbes (US), Yahoo Finance, O Globo, LWYR (Chile), Conjur, Estadão, Correio Braziliense, DCI, StartSe, and others.
Member of the IBA – International Bar Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), G4 Club, and the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB).