David Contreiras Tyler

David Contreiras Tyler

São Paulo

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +55 11 3074 3619

Fax +55 11 3078 3411

LanguagesEnglish, Portuguese

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

David Contreiras Tyler advises issuers, underwriters, placement agents, and investors on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, with a particular focus on capital markets and securitization transactions originating in Latin America. He easily adapts to structuring and advising on a wide range of financing solutions for corporate, sovereign, and financial institution clients.

David, a dual U.S. and Brazilian national, possesses native fluency in both English and Portuguese and a cultural understanding of Latin America, which enables him to provide effective counsel in transactions involving regional institutions.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, David practiced at other international law firms and as a lawyer at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. He draws on this experience when addressing legal and business concerns from a client's perspective and structuring innovative financing solutions.

Awards and recognitions


Finance: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2000

B.A., University of Virginia, 1996


Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Represented various Brazilian financial institutions in disclosure matters with respect to and issuances under medium-term note programs.

Represented lead managers in establishing securitization program for oil royalties payable to pension fund of the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Represented South American issuer regarding an exchange offer of about US$2.4bn and debt offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

Represent Brazilian financial institutions in liability management exercises, such as cash tender offers for subordinated and senior debt securities.

Representation of underwriters in a securitization of revenues from a drillship by a Brazilian operator in the oil and gas industry.

Represent U.S. and European issuers in establishing €10bn Euro Medium Term Note Program listed on Irish Stock Exchange and subsequent issuances.

Represent underwriters in connection with U.S. registered offerings by a Western European sovereign issuer in an aggregate amount of US$7bn.

Represent arrangers in establishing €2bn Global Medium Term Note Program for sovereign issuer and managers in program's US$500m Rule 144A offering.

Represented Inter-American Development Bank on private and public offerings of debt securities to finance development operations in Latin America.

Represented Central American issuer in food and beverage industry in connection with multiple debt offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

Representation of placement agents and investors in private placement transactions for Latin American and Caribbean issuers in the energy industry.

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