Sérgio Gonçalves is counsel in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados’ Banking & Finance practice. He has been deeply involved with investment banking business in Brazil, having been the partner and General Counsel of Banco BBM S.A., a leading brazilian investment bank with strong presence in the real estate, asset management, consumer and corporate credit, project finance, securitization, derivatives, trade finance, foreign exchange and financial products fields.
Sérgio Gonçalves was responsible for the legal structure and control of a portfolio of structured credit transactions onshore and offshore, which generated more than R$15 billion in credit transactions. He is experienced in international transactions such as cross border loans, notes and bonds issues. On the Brazilian field his experience covers areas of the investment bank business such as credit, derivatives, financial products, asset management and proprietary investments in liquid and illiquid assets, structured funds (creditor rights investment funds, participation funds and real estate investment funds), trade finance, foreign exchange and real estate.