Ricardo is a managing partner at ASBZ Advogados and co-head of the corporate practice team, with recognised experience in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, private equity and capital markets. Ricardo also has an extensive track record in relevant transactions involving billions of US dollars in several different industries, such as aviation, energy, insurance and information technology. Prior to joining ASBZ Advogados, he served as a general counsel to a company in the oil and gas industry and as a foreign associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and other leading Brazilian corporate law firms. Ricardo is recognised by the legal publication Who’s Who Legal (2016 and 2017), and he holds an LLM from the University of California, Berkeley.