Guilherme Smolarek de Barros

Guilherme-Smolarek De Barros

Guilherme Smolarek de Barros


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5678 | +1 212 698 3599


Guilherme Smolarek de Barros focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters.  

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Smolarek de Barros was an in-house lawyer at Vinci Partners, a Brazilian asset management and private equity firm. 

  • The international bondholder committee in corporate law matters related to the restructuring of Oi S.A. and its subsidiaries, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil.
  • Kinross Gold Corporation in its acquisition of two Brazilian hydroelectric power plants through its wholly-owned subsidiary Kinross Brasil Mineraçao.
  • Vinci Partners in the acquisition of Companhia Brasileira de Offshore.
  • Vinci Partners in the acquisition of a portfolio of stakes in shopping malls from BRMalls.
  • Vinci Partners in the sale of a minority stake in Austral Participações S.A. to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
  • Vinci Partners in the sale of Los Grobo Ceagro do Brasil to the Mitsubishi Group.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • Escola de Direito do Rio de Janeiro - FGV Direito Rio, LL.B., 2012
  • Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2017, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • New York
  • Brazil
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish