Partner, Jones Day (São Paulo and Cleveland)
Sanjiv Kapur practices U.S. and international corporate and commercial law and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. He regularly conducts compliance investigations and training in Portuguese and Spanish.
Selected representations include: Enjoy S.A.'s acquisition of a 45 percent interest in the Conrad Punta del Este Resort and Casino in Uruguay; Harris Corporation's sale of its worldwide Broadcast Communications Group to the Gores Group; Monier Group's sale of a 51 percent interest in the Brazilian solar thermal systems manufacturer Heliotek to Bosch Thermotechnology; Bayer CropScience's acquisition of the biological pest management company AgraQuest, Inc. and its Mexican subsidiary; RPM International's acquisition of Viapol Limitada, a Brazilian manufacturer of building materials; Bunge's joint venture with Solazyme, Inc. to build renewable oils production facility in Brazil; Cliffs Natural Resources' acquisition of Minera Cerro Juncal S.A., a company with concessions in Argentina; Cliffs Natural Resources’ acquisition of a 51 percent interest in a joint venture for the exploration of iron-oxide/copper/gold deposits in Chile; Harris Corporation's purchase of Tyco Electronics' worldwide private mobile radio business; and Bayer Pharmaceuticals' strategic alliance in the primary care pharmaceutical business (Cipro, Avelox, and Levitra) with Schering Corporation.
Sanjiv is fluent in Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, and Hindi. He is a past president of The City Club of Cleveland and serves on the boards of trustees of Notre Dame College and CIPUSA. He teaches a course on Mergers and Acquisitions at the FGV law school in Sao Paulo.