About Nelson Raposo Bernardo

Nelson Raposo Bernardo is the managing partner and head of the banking and projects practices. Nelson has more than 25 years of international experience in high-profile and complex operations and has been involved in multiple transactions in Portugal and abroad. He focuses on M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, project finance and private equity, as well as corporate restructuring and corporate finance. Some of his recent transactions include advising BNP Paribas on an aircraft portfolio financing; Helios Investment Partners in the acquisition of Fertilizers and Inputs Holding, held by Louis Dreyfus; Mitsubishi Corporation Bank on international credit operations; Japan Bank for International Cooperation in operations regarding export loan agreements; Rabobank for financing operations of Ferry Boats; General Electric for a power wind farm project; and Barclays Bank and Caixa Bank in a banking syndicate with another 15 banks for the refinancing of an international construction group. He is the co-author of the Portuguese Securities Code and worked with the Central Bank of Cabo Verde and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Cabo Verde in reviewing legal frameworks.