Visa International Service Association’s Acquisition of Conductor Tecnologia S.A.


Machado Meyer, Morrison & Foerster and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised on the deal

Visa International Service Association executed the acquisition of a minority stake in Conductor Tecnologia S.A., from Riverwood Capital and Antonio Carlos Soares Junior for an undisclosed ammount.

Visa International Service Association owns and operates retail electronic payments network. The company, led by Roger Swales facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. Visa International Service Association operates as a subsidiary of Visa Inc.

Conductor Tecnologia S.A. provides credit card and electronics payment processing services in Brazil. The company, led by Jose Ricardo Ribeiro, is based in Sao Paulo.

Machado Meyer advised Visa International Service Association with Elie Jaques Sherique (Picture), Nei Zelmanovits, Karina Tiaki Momose, Luiz Fernando Faia Mascaro, Thais De Gobbi and Marcus Vinícius Villa Bretherick.

Morrison & Foerster advised Visa International Service Association with Alfredo B. D. Silva and Benjamin T.R. Fox.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados advised Conductor Tecnologia S.A. and Riverwood Capital with Fernando Amendola, Rodrigo Arthur Egual de Carvalho, Rosane Marques Rosado Carmona, Teresa Broggi Ciardullo and Luca Codazzi Corrêa de Mendonça.

Involved fees earner: Fernando Amendola – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Rodrigo Arthur Egual de Carvalho – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Rosane Marques Rosado Carmona – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Teresa Broggi Ciardullo – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Elie Sherique – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Luiz Fernando Faia Mascaro – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Marcus Vinícius Villa Bretherick – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Nei Zelmanovits – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Karina Tiaki Momose – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Thais De Gobbi – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Alfredo Silva – Morrison Foerster; Benjamin Fox – Morrison Foerster;

Law Firms: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Morrison Foerster;

Clients: Visa International Service Association; Conductor Tecnologia S.A.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.