Ana Paula

+55.11.3046-4418

ana.kleindienst@derraik.com.br

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ANA PAULA KLEINDIENST

Ana Paula Kleindienst is a Senior Associate at Derraik & Menezes Advogados with a specialized focus on venture capital, private equity, impact investing, and mergers and acquisitions. Ana has represented clients in both domestic and cross-border deals, drawing on an LL.M. Degree from the University of Michigan as well as the experience gained serving European clients with U.S.-domiciled businesses at a boutique law firm in New York. Ana is licensed to practice law in both Brazil and the State of New York.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Advised in over 60 venture capital and private equity transactions, assisting investment funds, corporate venturers, and startups in Series A, B and C rounds.
  • The leadership of a US$ 380 million acquisition of a global manufacturer division (led the Brazilian local agreement and the transfer of Brazilian assets) and of a US$ 120 million acquisition of a Brazilian software and hardware distributor by an US public company
  • Assisted Brazilian and European impact investing funds in their investments in startups and midsize companies in the fields of education, health care and fintech

CURRICULUMPRACTICE FOCUS

Associate

OAB/SP
Member of the New York State Bar Association
Member of the American Bar Association

Education

  • LL.B. • Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie • 2008
  • LL.M. • University of Michigan • 2011

Languages:
Portuguese • English • German

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital / Private Equity