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Carlos Parizotto

F. Matsui L. F. Alves C. Parizotto




Cypress is an independent financial advisory firm that offers solutions to the challenges companies face in terms of growth and shareholder liquidity. Founded in 2004, Cypress is one of the leading independent firms in the Brazilian corporate finance market. It has offices in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, and clients across the whole Latin American region. Its team of more than 20 professional accumulates many years of experience and their extensive in the banking, consulting and management roles.

Cypress’ corporate finance projects drawn on solid business fundamentals:

  • Development and execution of corporate finance projects that draw on solid business fundamentals
  • Transactions guided by the creation of value for shareholders
  • Confidentiality so as to limit client exposure in the market
  • Tailored, unbiased and low-profile approach that seeks to maximize the sale or purchase price
  • Professionals with complementary competencies from investment banks, consulting firms and corporations
  • Knowledge, relationship and execution – track-record in several industries
  • Experience in M&A projects, Capital ⁄ Debt raising and preparation of companies for IPO



Our service portfolio comprises M&A and Capital Markets advisory services, conducted with an independent and free of conflict of interest approach Mergers and acquisitions

  • Assessment of the company’s strategic guidelines
  • Screening of potential targets or buyers
  • Approach and evaluation of targets or buyers
  • Support in the due diligence processes
  • Deal negotiation and execution
  • Fairness Opinion
  • Appraisal report

Capital Markets – Equity

  • Assessment and preparation for capital markets: preparation for IPO, private placement or other operations
  • Coordination of the entire process pre-capital markets: IPO, debt or other operations
  • Support and advice in the prospect development and roadshow
  • Adaptation to the needs of a publicly traded company
  • Valuation of the company

Capital Markets – Debt

  • Company assessment and adaptation to access the debt market
  • Support at choosing the most suitable debt instrument in order to maximize shareholder value
  • Structuring of the main available debt instruments: FIDC’s, CRI’s, CCB’s, CCI’s among others
  • Advisory in the debt certificates distribution to reach the maximum efficiency
  • Monitoring and projection of the key issuance covenants

Cypress’ clients are medium-to-large companies in different industries with strong market presence:

  • Consumer Goods
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Food Services
  • Energy
  • IT and Internet
  • Mining and Steel
  • Healthcare
  • Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Retail



  • Luiz Felipe Alves
  • Carlos Parizotto
  • Fábio Matsui




Carlos Parizotto

Managing Partner
Av. Juscelino Kubitschek 1726 – Cj. 243/244 – Vila Nova Conceição
CEP: 04543-000 – São Paulo/SP – Brazil

Tel: +55 11 2050 4050