Main Areas of Practice


  • Education and Edtechs
  • Investment Funds
  • Startups and Fintechs
  • Technology


Rafael Teixeira has more than 10 years of experience in the market, and his work includes a career in excellent law firms and a solid performance in the M&A market. In addition, Rafael also has international experience that will certainly add a lot to BVA’s foreign clients looking to make acquisitions in Brazil and to clients looking to sell their companies to players abroad.

He has been working in the Corporate practice since 2012. Before joining BVA, he worked at renowned law firms such as Veirano Advogados, Madrona Advogados, Stocche Forbes, and Melcheds, always using all the knowledge acquired by Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, New York University, and Fundação Getúlio Vargas, institutions in which he acquired his admirable knowledge. His specialties are work related to market transaction law, the full service office market, in addition to the corporate area in general.

  • Graduated in Law – Mackenzie Presbyterian University
  • Specialization in Corporate Law – Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
  • Master in Corporate Law – New York University School of Law.
  • Advising one of the largest car rental companies in the country in acquisitions of other companies operating in the sector, thus enabling its solidification and expansion in the Brazilian market.
  • Advising on the expansion of one of the largest drug distributors in Brazil through the acquisition of several Brazilian companies operating in the same sector, structuring and integrally conducting M&A operations and negotiations.
  • Coordination and conduction of the asset sale operation of one of the largest car assemblers in the world, from the audit stage and negotiation of the final documents of the operation.
  • Direct assistance to one of the largest fuel distributors in Brazil in M&A transactions involving the purchase of other companies in the sector, with the objective of expanding its business nationally and abroad.
  • Coordination and conduction of the technology company acquisition transaction by one of the largest financial institutions in Brazil, covering all phases of the project, including the coordination of the due diligence process and the preparation and negotiation of the final instruments of the transaction.
  • Direct involvement in M&A operations of one of the largest global franchisors in the food industry, with the objective of expanding the production chain of inputs used in its area of ​​operation.
  • Assistance to the company responsible for organizing motor racing championships, consisting of the coordination and elaboration, analysis, and review of all contracts related to the championships, including, but not limited to, sponsorship and licensing contracts and assignment of use of the cars used in all categories of such championships.
  • Direct involvement in corporate reorganizations carried out by one of the largest transport companies in Brazil, involving companies based in Brazil and abroad.
  • Advice in the areas of corporate law and contracts for one of the largest industrial conglomerates in Latin America, with a presence in more than 19 countries.
  • English
  • Portuguese

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