Friday, July 31, 2020

Restructuring and Distressed Assets in Brazil:
Seizing Opportunities and Avoiding Disaster
Thursday, August 6
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (NY Time)
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected the operations of companies across various industries and their ability to service their debt and continue paying suppliers. Aviation, tourism and entertainment were the first industries to immediately suffer the consequences of social distancing and reduced demand and revenues, but other industries are bound to soon follow. Like other crises, the COVID-19-related drop in demand has resulted and will continue to condition in complex debt restructurings and opportunities to acquire strategic assets at discount prices. Our panel of prominent Brazilian-American legal and financial leaders will discuss how the lessons learned from successful and failed restructurings and distressed M&A transactions from the past can pave the way for U.S. and other foreign investors to properly protect their exposure to Brazilian companies in distress. The panel will also discuss how to capitalize on opportunities to make significant profits from a company’s turnaround .
Daniel LaudisioPartnerCescon Barrieu
Fábio RosasPartnerCescon Barrieu
Sam AguirrePartnerFTI Consulting
Pedro JimenezPartnerPaul Hastings
Jon KellnerPartnerPaul Hastings
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Asia-Pacific and North America have led the regional totals for both brick-and-mortar and ecommerce sales, followed by Western Europe. Due in part to China's dominance, Asia-Pacific has gained a significant lead in ecommerce with 62.6% share, over North America and Western Europe, who are expected to have shares of 19.1% and 12.7%, respectively.

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