Francisco Mastropietro is an associate in the Litigation and Arbitration practices of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in the Rio de Janeiro office. His experience includes structuring transactions involving private and public financial institutions, infrastructure projects and debt issuance by private operators in Brazil. In addition, Francisco has experience in banking, finance, corporate and public law.

Spoken Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English


  • Represented Banco BTG Pactual and Banco Santander, as guarantors, in connection with the financing granted by BNDES in favor of Santa Vitória do Palmar Holding, a joint venture of Eletrosul and Rio Bravo Energia I Fundo de Investimento, in relation to ten wind farms located in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
  • Represented Banco Santander in connection with the issuance of surety letters for purposes of guaranteeing obligations assumed by Empresa de Energia São Manoel S.A., Empresa de Energia Cachoeira Caldeirão S.A., ECE Participações S.A. and Companhia Energética do Jari – CEJA in the context of the project finance for purposes of implementation of certain hydroelectric power plants in Brazil.
  • Represented Banco Crédit Agricole do Brasil S.A., Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. and Banco BTG Pactual s.A., as financial advisors of Concessionária Move São Paulo S.A., in connection with the project finance regarding the implementation and development of Line 6 – Orange of São Paulo Subway.
  • Represented Tractebel Energia, a company pertaining to GDF Suez Group, in connection with the structuring and implementation of a thermoelectric power plant in the state of São Paulo, to produce energy from biomass, fully integrated with an ethanol and sugar mill (Ferrari).


Universidade de São Paulo , BA in Law


  • Brazil