GUSTAVO S. CALAZANS regularly advises and represents alternative asset managers in the organization and operation of private funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, co-investment funds, hybrid funds, single investor funds, funds of funds, separately managed accounts, and other alternative asset investment vehicles. He also represents investors in the negotiation of portfolio company investments, co-investments, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, as well as venture capital and search fund deals. Gustavo is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. He also has experience in international transactions, primarily involving Latin American fund sponsors.
Gustavo is admitted to practice in New York and in Brazil. Prior to joining Sidley, Gustavo worked at a prominent law firm in São Paulo, Brazil. He earned his LL.M. from The University of Chicago, his LL.B. from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in São Paulo, Brazil, and has a post-graduate diploma in corporate law from Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, in São Paulo, Brazil. Gustavo also maintains an active pro bono practice.
*Admitted to practice only in Brazil. Not admitted to practice in New York.