Banking, Commercial and Corporate

Throughout the years, Caiado Guerreiro has worked in the Banking, Financial and Corporate sectors, having participated in major acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs and joint ventures, of medium and large dimensions, in Portugal and abroad.

Mergers and restructurings are one of the firm’s most important practice areas. We have advised on some of the significant M&A transactions that have taken place in Portugal in recent decades. We have responded effectively to our client’s needs by overseeing the entire process, from due diligence to negotiation, signing and closing the transaction.

Our work in different industries:
  • Food processing
  • Chemicals, beverages
  • Telecommunications
  • Natural gas
  • Electrical equipment
  • Oil and minerals refining
  • Industrial waste and water recycling
  • Publishing and construction

Our knowledge enables us to find the best solutions so that Banks and Financial Institutions can manage their activity in compliance with all the regulations in force. Furthermore, we assist our clients in obtaining special grants, tax exemptions, or incentives from local authorities for particular investments. In addition to transactional work, our corporate teams provide regular assistance in the different aspects of our client’s business activities.

We have represented some of the most prestigious international banks in situations of ongoing assistance and resolution of specific issues. In addition, we have participated in various complex and diverse transactions and assisted several securities and real estate investment funds and institutional investors in multiple trades and operations.

With a team of highly qualified lawyers, we provide our clients with full legal advice and strategy.

Our experience and know-how in all the main areas of innovation in the financial and banking sector have ensured our continued participation in special projects such as structured finance, securitisation and derivatives.


  • Corporate and M&A
  • Financial Law
  • Foreign Investment
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate