André Gomes Leão

  • Graduate degree in Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – São Paulo – FGV/SP (2014)
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo – PUC/SP (2008)


Role of Technology in 2018 and the First Brazilian “Unicorn”

A report published by KPMG indicated that internet and information technology were the leading economic sectors of M&A transactions by volume in 2017, representing approximately 23% of all the M&A transactions in Brazil. Internet companies were targets in 104 transactions, while entities belonging to the IT industry were parties to 88 deals in 2017. Those sectors surpassed traditional industries in Brazil such as food, beverage and oil & gas.