Gustavo Madi Rezende

LCA’s Director of Competition Economics, with a master’s degree in economic theory from Unicamp (2004), Gustavo Madi Rezende has more than 15 years of experience in competition studies, trade defence, tax, market intelligence and demand forecasting. At LCA, Gustavo Madi Rezende has provided technical opinions for antitrust investigations of M&A deals and business strategies in several sectors (carbonated drinks, orange juice, iron ore, industrial gas, food, steel, pulp and paper, etc); and market intelligence and demand forecasting for several sectors (beverages, food, appliances, personal care, etc). Among the most recent high-profile Brazilian merger cases, he was on the economic team that advised the parties towards the settlement reached in Camargo Corrêa/Cimpor (cement), BrasilFoods BRF (processed foods), DASA/MD1 (labs), Iochpe/Maxxion (autoparts sector), Kroton/Anhanguera (education sector). In 2015, LCA won GCR’s ‘Merger Control Matter of the Year – Americas’ award for its contribution to the antitrust proceedings that led CADE to clear Kroton’s acquisition of Anhanguera.

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