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Foley & Lardner and Bronstein Zilberberg Represented Agrolend Series A $14 Million Round

Foley’s André Thiollier, Bronstein Zilberberg’s Eduardo Zilberberg and André Rainho Neves and Wilson Sonsini’s Matt Squires led their firms’ deal teams



Foley advised Agrolend Series A Partner Andre Thiollier led the firm's team
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Foley & Lardner advised Agrolend, the innovative rural fintech credit startup from Brazil, as U.S. legal counsel to Agrolend‘s Series A all-equity investment round of $14 million led by Valor Capital with the participation of giant Continental GrainBFC CapitalAG TechBarn InvestimentosProvence Capital and AG Ventures II Investment Fund.

Bronstein Zilberberg Chueiri Potenza Advogados  acted as Brazilian legal counsel to Agrolend.

Founded in December 2020, Agrolend uses advanced technology and innovative credit analysis to offer loans to farmers with no physical collateral. And, in doing so, the startup can bypass the inaccessibility problems of the incumbent Brazilian traditional banks.

About Foley Advising Agrolend Series A Round

Andre Thiollier in Foley advised Agrolend $14 million series A round
Andre Thiollier

Foley & Lardner LLP acted as U.S. legal counsel to Agrolend

Foley Silicon Valley partner and Latin America specialist,  Andre Thiollier advised Agrolend and led the Foley’s legal deal team with corporate associate Saige Gallop and with contribution by Nicholas Fletcher.

The Am Law 50 Foley & Lardner is a US-based full service global law firm with over 1,100 attorneys in 26 offices worldwide. 

In 2021 the firm made a major leap into the M&A Venture capital services from its Palo Alto and San Francisco offices, which has placed it at the top US firms servicing Latin America and specially Brazil.

About Brazil’s Bronstein Zilberberg advising Agrolend

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados represented and acted as Brazilian legal counsel to Alice, and led the round. 

Eduardo Zilberberg partner BZCP on Alice raises $127 million
Eduardo Zilberberg

Partners Eduardo Zilberberg and Pedro Chueri led the Bronstein Zilberberg deal team which included associates Giuliana PrimatiFábio Baum and Luiza Pascowitch.

Bronstein Zilberberg is a full service law firm based in São Paulo and is highly recognized as one of the top M&A Venture Capital law firms in the country

Other Firms Behind the Deal

Matt Squires
Matt Squires

Wilson Sonsini  acted as US legal counsel to Valor Capital. 

Salt Lake City/Seattle partner Matt Squires led the firm’s deal team with counsel Vanessa Jacob Hech and corporate associate José Corte-Real

Wilson Sonsini is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with offices in 17 cities in the U.S. and abroad.

BRZ Advogados acted as Brazilian counsel to Valor Capital. Partners Alessandra Salgado and Julio Barbosa led the firm’s deal team with contribution from corporate counsel Isabela Hummel Hohl.

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Agrolend Raises $14 Million All-Equity Series A Led by Valor Capital

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