Adriano Guatimosin Cardoso

New partner joins Mattos Filho’s insurance practice  

Mattos Filho has announced that Adriano Guatimosim Carneiro (pictured) has joined the firm as a partner in the insurance, reinsurance & private pensions practice. The firm’s partner count has now risen to 139, reinforcing Mattos Filho’s long-term vision and commitment to sustainable growth. 

A specialist in insurance market transactions – including M&A, bancassurance, and other forms of insurance distribution – Adriano works on large-scale transactions involving publicly-held companies, as well as those involving the middle market and startups. He joins the firm at an important juncture for Brazil’s insurance industry, which is poised to grow nearly 10% on last year. According to the Brazilian Confederation of Insurers (CNSeg), the sector’s value is expected to increase from 6.2% to 10% of Brazilian GDP by 2030.

Adriano has over 15 years’ experience and has advised major market players, including insurers, reinsurers, and insurance and benefits brokers, as well as handling insurance-related matters in infrastructure projects. As a specialist in the insurance industry, Adriano consults on M&A, corporate and regulatory matters, and interacts with regulatory agencies.

With a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC-RJ) and a law degree from Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro, Adriano has received a number of notable recognitions during 2023.