Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues

Partner | Lisbon

Bruno Azevedo Rodrigues is a Partner at Abreu since 2022, he coordinates the Projects & Structured Finance sector, focusing on national and international projects in the energy and natural resources, transport and infrastructure sectors.

He has intervention in the areas of projects, structured finance, private equity operations and venture capital, with special experience in monitoring power generation projects, with emphasis on financing matters.

His experience in the energy and natural resources sectors is revealed in his representation of the most relevant stakeholders and in his intervention in some of the most significant projects in Portugal and in Portuguese-speaking countries.

For over 25 years, the lawyer has also led M&A transactions in the financial, industrial and IT sectors, among others. He also regularly advises on regulatory matters and dispute resolution in regulated sectors.

He lectures in several postgraduate programmes on project finance, corporate finance and energy law.

Experience

Advising financial institutions and borrowers in structured finance transactions, notably project finance;

Advising on M&A transactions in Portugal and Angola, with special focus on the financial and energy sectors

Advising on privatizations and banking resolutions in the financial sector (banking and insurance);

Advising on licensing, financing and acquisition and disposal of assets in the energy sector;

Advising the board of the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association (APREN);

Advising Oil & Gas companies and respective service providers;

Advising asset managers on regulatory issues and the incorporation and registration of funds;

Advising on private equity deals in the infrastructure sector;

Advising multilateral financial institutions in infrastructure finance deals

Advising multilateral financial institutions and governments on legislative reform projects.

Associations

Education

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Law degree (1997)

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law (2003)

Faculdade de Ciências Económicas e Empresariais, Universidade Católica

Advanced Programme in Public-Private Partnerships for Executives (2007)