Abraham Paul

Partner, São Paulo



Abraham's practice focuses on capital markets transactions, representing issuers and underwriters in connection with a variety of cross-border offerings of debt and equity securities, including Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings and private placements. In addition, Abraham has also represented clients across a variety of corporate transactions, including trust preferred securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, derivatives and private equity. Prior to joining White & Case's São Paulo office, Abraham worked at White & Case's New York office and as a corporate associate at two prominent law firms in New York City. Abraham has also served as a volunteer at two social services organizations in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Cornell University Law School
Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Middlebury College


Lojas Renner follow-on offering
Representation of Lojas Renner S.A. in a Rule 144A/Regulation S follow-on equity offering of 102,000,000 common shares, resulting in gross proceeds to the Company of approximately R$3.9 billion. Lojas Renner S.A. is one the largest fashion and lifestyle ecosystems in Brazil, offering a broad platform of brands and services to customers.

BR Advisory Partners Participações' IPO
Representation of BR Advisory Partners Participações S.A. in its initial public offering on the B3 with a concurrent Rule 144A/Regulation S equity offering of 22,750,000 units, that each represent one outstanding common share and two outstanding preferred shares. BR Advisory Partners is an independent Brazilian investment bank managed by executive partners and is considered a leader in the provision of financial advisory and capital markets services according to multiple rankings.

Lojas Americanas bond offering
Representation of JSM Global S.à r.l a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lojas Americanas S.A. in connection with a bond offering of US$500 million 4.750% Senior Notes due 2030 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act. The notes were guaranteed by Lojas Americanas S.A., one of the largest retail companies in Brazil based on market value.

Omega Geração follow-on offering
Representation of Omega Geração S.A. in a Rule 144A/Regulation S equity follow-on offering of 23,450,027 common shares, resulting in gross proceeds to Omega of approximately R$879.1 million. Itaú BBA Securities, Inc. acted as placement agent for this offering. Omega is a company that holds power generation assets focused on clean and renewable energy, operating exclusively in the production and sale of electricity, without any exposure to the development and implementation of assets.

Equatorial Energia notes offering
Representation of Equatorial Energia S.A., a publicly-listed Brazilian energy company, in connection with a 144A/Reg S offering of 118,395,000 common shares at a price per common share of R$23.50, totaling R$2.8 billion (approximately US$540 million).