About Joana Andrade Correia

Joana Andrade Correia is a partner who has co-headed Raposo Bernardo’s corporate and M&A department for 18 years. She has led multiple domestic and international operations, including corporate restructurings and M&A transactions for key players in different sectors, such as banking and finance, aviation, tourism and energy. Her recent work includes advising Icelandair Airlines on the privatisation of the national airline of Cabo Verde; Iberostar Hotels and Resorts Group in its business incorporation in Portugal and opening of two hotels; Deutsche Bank in the negotiation and preparation of a bank financing agreement relating to the acquisition of commercial aircraft; China Africa Development Bank on the financing of investments in infrastructure and construction projects; Afreximbank on the financing of the construction of a Hilton hotel; and Elix Capital on transactions involving airlines and aircraft leasing companies, acquisitions and leveraged financings. She worked with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Cabo Verde on its revision and development of qualifications for the sector of construction of public and private works and real estate.