Único’s Acquisition of CredDefense

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados represented Unico, while TNADV represented CredDefense in the transaction.

The idtech Único executed the acquisition of 100% of CredDefense, an anti-fraud solutions company using facial biometrics.

The goal is to strengthen the portfolio of innovative services and functionalities to consolidate Único as the largest digital authentication ecosystem, supporting Brazilians at the time of a purchase, when applying for credit, in the admission process and in the validation of documents based on electronic signatures.

Founded in 2007 as Acesso Digital, Único adopted the new name in December 2020. Único works with over 600 companies in segments such as banking, fintechs, retail, industry, carriers, and e-commerce.

Founded in 2014, CredDefense has about 200 clients, operates via WEB or APIs, for companies with higher query volumes, and in mobile through SDKs embedded in client and own APPs.

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados advised Unico with a team led by partner Sergio Bronstein (Picture), supported by associate Thiago Oliveira, associate Agnaldo Mendes, and intern Luiza Pascowitch.

TNADV advised CredDefense with a team wchich included Marília Bueno Poletti, Diana de Barros Alcântara, and Roberto Timoner.

Involved fees earner: Sergio Bronstein – Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados; Agnaldo Mendes – Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados; Thiago Oliveira – Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados; Marília Bueno Poletti – Timoner & Novaes Advogados; Diana de Barros Alcântara – Timoner & Novaes Advogados; Roberto Timoner – Timoner & Novaes Advogados;

Law Firms: Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados; Timoner & Novaes Advogados;

Clients: CredDefense; unico;