Fernando M Del Nero Gomes is a senior associate in the corporate area of Pinheiro Neto Advogados in Brazil, focusing on providing legal advice to local and foreign financial institutions in a number of areas including M&A, acquisition finance and LBOs, structured and project finance, restructuring, fixed income, foreign exchange and general regulatory matters. He holds an LLB from the University of São Paulo Law School and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer scholar. Mr Gomes joined Pinheiro Neto in 2002 and rejoined the firm in 2014. From 2012 to 2014, he worked as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank in New York, covering financial institutions across the world and assisting them in varied corporate finance matters related to M&A, equity, debt and LBO transactions.