About Benedita Aires

Benedita Aires is a managing associate in the banking and finance practice. She has been actively involved in several transactions, in Portugal and abroad, mainly focused on the issue and placement of debt and equity instruments and other structured financial products and classic financing. She has also been actively working in securitisation transactions for several different asset classes, covered bonds issuances and other types of asset-backed transactions. She has been recently actively involved in public recapitalisation transactions and the application of resolution measures to Portuguese banks, including incorporation of bridge banks and the approval of the state aid and restructuring plans for such banks by the European Commission. She regularly contributes to industry publications.


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