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255 Aragon Avenue, 2nd Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 774-2945
Fax: (305) 774-1504


  • Ray Lopez-Levi
  • Rosangela De Morais

Our firm’s greatest asset is the intellectual capital our people have developed over decades, and yet it’s our ability to also deliver personalized attention that moves clients to stay with us year after year. We often hear that Abitos provides the best of both worlds: the responsiveness and attention to detail of a smaller firm, combined with the resources and experience of a national network of experts. Meet the people who make our proven multidisciplinary approach possible.

American Airlines

901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. - Suite 800
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 520-3491
Fax: (305) 520-3084


  • Alina Menendez
  • Domenico Matinata
  • Rafael Gruenbaum
  • Lina Santiago
  • Luis Montano

American serves more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily flights.  American is a founding member of oneworld®, its members serve more than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and territories.

APEX Brasil

201 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 704-3500
Fax: (305) 704-3505


  • Fernando Spohr
  • Gustavo Loreto
  • Mauro Cid

A non-profit organization serving under the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, entrusted with the mission of promoting Brazilian products, services and investments. Apex-Brazil's Miami office assists Brazilian companies exporting to North America, offering an array of services such as market intelligence, warehouse and office space. We also assist importers looking for Brazilian suppliers.

Ascensus Group Ax Trading LLC

2186 NW 89th Place
Doral, FL 33172
Tel: (305) 640-8344


  • Anne Basso
  • D'Angelo Machado
  • Pedro Mees
  • Vanderlei Palhano

Financing services to other business, import & export of electronics in general, worldwide trade business.

AXS Law Group PLLC

2121 NW 2nd Ave., Suite 201
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 297-1878


  • Allen Moreland
  • Jeremy Ben David
  • Bernardo Franco
  • Jeff Gutchess
  • Ben Wolkov


AXS Law is a full-service boutique law firm dedicated to providing practical and comprehensive solutions to complex matters. Although most of our lawyers gestated in the womb of Big Law, we formed AXS Law with a view to disrupting the traditional law model to better address the needs of the modern business law consumer. We do this first and foremost by bringing our own expertise as entrepreneurs. Our attorneys are encouraged to purse entrepreneurship and this, in turn, gives us the perspective and “guts” to help our clients navigate, not avoid, risk.

Azul Brazilian Airlines

23 Old Kings Highway South- Suite 202
Darien, CT 06820
(786) 298-6024


  • Ana Christina Almeida
  • Gaston Rodriguez

At Azul we do everything to make you feel special. The Azul Experience is a result of the hard work and dedication of our crewmembers. Our service features individual entertainment screens incorporating personal free LiveTV on our jets, extensive legroom, 2 by 2 seating, complimentary beverages with an assortment of snacks, free bus service to key airports (including between São Paulo and Campinas airports). Competitive airfares; a comprehensive route connecting more than 100 cities in Brasil.

Babson College

1200 Brickell Avenue, Suite 300
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 418-5201
Fax: (954) 419-9717



  • Gustavo Trindade

Babson Miami offers a range of graduate and executive education programs to entrepreneurs of all kinds living and working in South Florida and across Latin America. Discover how our globally renowned, top-ranked entrepreneurship education can help you pursue your professional goals. At Babson, you learn how to think and act like an entrepreneur, to identify and explore new opportunities in a way that increases your chance of success regardless of whether you’re starting a business or driving innovation within an organization.

Banco do Brasil Miami Branch

701 Brickell Ave, Suite 2610
Miami, FL 33131

Tel: (407) 608-1800


  • Andre Haui

Banco do Brasil in Miami. Opened in 1979, Banco do Brasil Miami works in the Private Banking and High Income segments, focusing and serving clients who are not residents of the United States.

Banesco USA

150 Alhambra Circle, Suite 100
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Tel: (305) 597-3436


  • Carlos Da Gama
  • Frederico Moura

Banesco USA was founded January 10th, 2006 to offer banking services and solutions to business owners, their families, and consumers within the communities we serve. Our mission is to provide the best and safest banking experience protected by the latest technology to make banking more convenient to our customers. Our team of dedicated and experienced relationship bankers are committed to offering our customers the personalized service they deserve.

Barakat + Bossa

2701 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 202
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 444-3114


  • Brian Barakat
  • Adriana França
  • Nory Acosta-Lopez
  • Yazen Alami

Contract disputes form the basis of all commercial litigation. Whether that contract is a lease, employment agreement, real estate contract, shareholders agreement or purchase order and invoice, the attorneys at Barakat Law have experience suing or defending suit over breaches of contract.

Bauducco Foods Inc.

13250 NW 25th St., Suite 101
Miami, FL 33182
Tel: (305) 477-9270


  • Erik Volavicius
  • Kleber Borba
  • Magdalena Lopez
  • Priscila Romao
  • Stefano Mozzi

Bauducco Foods established in the USA in 2005 located in Miami, Florida, is a distributor of baked goods, such as Panettones, Wafers, Cookies and Toasts. It has a partnership with brands like Sun Maid and Hershey's. Bauducco is a subsidiary of Pandurata, founded in Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 1952, is the largest manufacturer of baked goods in Brazil and the largest producer of Panettone in the world, it has 5 manufacturing plants in Brazil, producing more than 240 tons annually.

Boston Scientific

2700 S. Commerce Pkwy, Suite 105
Weston, FL 33331
Tel:(954) 306-4700


  • Juan Felipe Ramirez
  • Maria Johnson
  • Mariano Linares
  • Mauricio Ortiz
  • William Krinickas

Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, pelvic health, and chronic pain conditions. We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

201 SW 5th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Tel: (954) 468-3335


  • Maria do Carmo Fulfaro
  • Kevin Goldman
  • Jan Goodheart
  • Kelly Shanley

Regional Performing Arts Center. The Broward Center builds community through the arts by delivering quality entertainment, educational opportunities and memorable moments that engage and inspire audiences, nurture collaboration and drive economic vitality.

Center Group Corp.

3901 NW 79th Ave., Suite 113
Miami, FL 33166
Tel: (305) 471-4870
Fax: (305) 675-2467


  • Carlos Mariaca
  • Miguel Mariaca
  • Ubirajara Marques Curto

Center Group Corp. provides international and management consulting services assisting foreign companies in establishing and managing the operating and day-to-day activities of their subsidiaries in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Spain and the US.

Choaib, Paiva e Justo Advogados Associados

Rua Padre João Manuel, 755, 8º Andar
São Paulo, SP 01411-001
Tel: (55) 11 3065-0006
Fax: (55) 11 3065-0001


  • Marcela Rodriguez
  • Marcos Ferraz de Paiva
  • Roberto Justo
  • Samir Choaib

Law offices - active in all areas of law practice, focusing mainly on tax, corporate, commercial, family and estate planning as well as real estate areas.

Daemon Investments

1111 Brickell Ave., Suite 2646
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 577-3076


  • Edson Queiroz
  • Gabriel Mota
  • Giuliana Soldi
  • Sergio Schirato
  • Vitor Schirato

Financial Services Firm focused on Trade Finance, Investment Management and Project Finance Advisory. With over U$5 billion in assets under management, through Brazilian and international vehicles, Daemon also specializes in structuring export finance transactions eligible to the Brazilian ECA PROEX program, having financed more than U$15 billion in exports since 2009 and holding a leadership position with 35% of the market share.

Drummond Advisors LLC

601 Brickell Key Dr., Suite 901
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (781) 770-0005


  • Michel de Amorim
  • Louanni Cesário
  • Adriana Oliveira

Drummond Advisors has a multidisciplinary team with experience and certifications to operate in the United States and Brazil. Our team has accountants, lawyers, managers, and consultants with experience in international business. The qualifications of these professionals enable Drummond to have a broad and complete overview of the challenges involved in international transactions, including those relating to accounting standards (US GAAP vs. IFRS-International Standards), tax, legal and market analysis.

Duane Morris LLP.

200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3400
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 960-2200
Fax: (305) 960-2201


  • Charles Shields
  • Hector Chichoni
  • Harvey Gurland
  • Miriam Hyman
  • Marissa Britton

Duane Morris LLP, a full service law firm devoted to serving the Brazilian and Latin American communities in Miami and throughout Florida.

Ernst & Young LLP

700 NW First Ave., Suite 1500
Miami, FL 33136
Tel: (305) 358-4111


  • Ere Furbino
  • Luis Merlini
  • Rodrigo Mota
  • Augusto Oliveira
  • Peter Ulrich

At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

FedEx Express Latin America & Caribbean

701 Waterford Way, Suite 1000
Miami, FL 33126
Tel: (786) 388-2600
Fax: (786) 388-9940


  • Alline Smid
  • Claudia Rostagno
  • Guilherme Gatti
  • Marilyn Blanco-Reyes

FedEx Express is the world's largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable delivery to more than 220 countries and territories. FedEx Express uses a global air-and-ground network to provide customers and businesses a broad portfolio of transportation, logistics, e-commerce and business solutions.

Fowler, White, Burnett P.A.

1395 Brickell Ave., 14th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 789-9200


  • John Friedhoff
  • Laura Ross
  • Richard Razook

Founded in 1942, FowlerWhite has grown over the last six decades into one of Florida's largest and most dynamic law firms. As a result of FowlerWhite's commitment to professionalism and quality legal services, the firm's reputation has soared. Today, FowlerWhite is a full service, multi-practice law firm, that remains committed to a philosophy of excellence, proficiency, results and value.

Gilda Almeida Law, PLLC

1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2728
Miami, FL 33156
Tel: (305) 775-3349


  • Gilda Almeida

Advises corporations on international tax planning, global tax projects including intangible property migration, corporate reorganization, M&A, and financing strategies. Transfer pricing studies & analysis. Represents clients in tax controversy cases. Wealth management & planning advice to high-net-worth clients. Trust & estate planning. International tax compliance. Pre immigration tax plan. Inbound & Outbound Business & Commercial Transactions.


5355 Town Center Rd., Suite 1102
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Tel: (561) 314-0500
Fax: (561) 314-0510


  • Bruno Giovenazzi
  • Erick Contag
  • Luiz Alonso

GlobeNet provides international wholesale capacity and network transport solutions between North and South America over a dual ring-protected submarine cable system serving Brazil, Bermuda, Colombia, the U.S.A., and Venezuela. Globenet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brazilian full service telecommunications company Oi. GlobeNet's headquarters is located in Boca Raton, FL.

GRI Brazil Eventos LTDA

Alameda Santos, 415, 14º andar - Paraíso
São Paulo, SP 01419913
Tel: (5511) 2391-5583


  • Giulia Agostini
  • Fernanda Magnabosco

For more than 20 years, GRI Club has been inspiring partnerships and fostering relationships among leaders in the Real Estate and Infrastructure sectors. We contribute to business and economic development in the 5 continents in which we are present.

HiveCore CyberSecurity & IT Risk Management

300 Delaware Avenue, 210
Wilmington, DE 19801
Tel: (760) 302-9254


  • Akira Eguti
  • Douglas Maia
  • Rodrigo Fernandes

The Hivecore group has 20+ years of experience in the IT & SI markets, helping customers choose complete & integrated security solutions across the best of breed vendors and services. Using experience and knowledge we created specialized offers for cybersecurity, using isonomy and transparency between the respective verticals (Platforms & Services, GRC & training). Simplifying the adoption of solutions & services, optimizing budget & increasing the maturity level of our customers.


2320 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 444-8800


  • Alexandra Martins
  • Donay Ramirez
  • Isis Montes De Oca

Since 1992 H&CO has specialized in providing national and international corporate, tax and advisory services to multinational firms and international investors. We are committed to providing superior personal attention and take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical expertise and financial acumen.

Knock, inc.

7330 Ocean Terrace

Miami Beach, FL 33141

Tel: (615) 333-6511


  • Lili Hall
  • Alex Miranda
  • Tom Newton
  • Susan O'keefe
  • Todd Paulson

Through people-focused design, KNOCK puts customers and admirers at the center of your world, creating smart solutions — by discipline, by touchpoint — that build love and loyalty. It’s what we call full experience. And it’s manifested in four areas of expertise that drive business success: Strategy, Design, Content, Digital and our Special Practices: DRUMM Intercultural Consultancy and COMMA Innovation.

LATAM Airlines Group

6500 NW 22nd St.
Miami, FL 33122

Tel: (786) 265-6263


  • Alexandra Garcia

LATAM Airlines Group is Latin America’s leading airline group with one of the largest route networks in the world, offering air services to around 140 destinations in 25 countries, and is present in six domestic markets in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, in addition to its international operations in Latin America, Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, Oceania and Africa.

Midtown Capital Partners

175 SW 7th St, Suite 2112
Miami, FL 33130
Tel: (305) 961-1115


  • Alejandro Velez
  • Alex Saieh
  • Marson Cunha
  • Renata Meth

Midtown Capital Partners is a real estate investment and asset management firm.

Paulo Schneider LLC

9858 Clint Moore Rd, Suite C-124
Boca Raton, FL 33496
Tel: (954) 857-1282


  • Paulo Schneider

Expert in Residential, Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Sales and Leasing, including but not limited to sales of Business, Warehouses, Land and Farms with concentration in the State of Florida, along with over 25 years of experience. Public Speaker and Executive Public Speaking Coach.

Planner Redwood Asset Management

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 3.900
10º andar, Itaim Bibi
São Paulo, SP 04538-132 - Brazil
Tel: (5511) 2172-2600 


  • Artur Figueiredo
  • Mario Serpa

Planner Redwood is an Asset Management firm formed in 2011, whose main focus is to develop and manage investment vehicles specially tailored to Institutional Investors, F. Offices, H.N.W.I., with a keen strategy based on political and macroeconomic scenarios. Redwood has a well-experienced team to fulfill investors needs, making use of proprietary models on both management and risk assessment.

Raya3 Propaganda

201 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (877)917-6640


  • Thais Raya

Advertising agency located in São Paulo, Brazil and Miami, USA. Our expertise is creative development, media buying, social media, communication strategies, branding and graphic design.

Sinerlog USA LLC

201 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 102
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (866) 245-2708


  • Fabio Bacarat
  • Igor Pipolo

SINERLOG is a company formed to offer the best solutions door-to-door and payment gateway. We are an intelligence provider with extensive reach and capacity and the highest level of technology in Cross Border Trade offering tools to manage operational processes for handling, monitoring, and tracking of cargo by implementing the latest technology and human resources. With extensive e-Commerce expertise and multiple origin capability.

Sunstate Bank

2901 S. Le Jeune Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: (305) 567-0600
Fax: (305) 567-1310


  • Christopher Bell
  • Elenice Dobrikow
  • Ines Rodriguez
  • Marcos Pereira

Full service commercial bank offering personalized loan and deposit services and products to business and individual customers located in Miami Dade County, as well as to international customers through its Premier Banking Department in Coral Gables.

The Boeing Company

6601 NW 36th Street
M/C 7207-5709
Miami, FL 33166
Tel: (786) 265-4714


  • Ana Ferreira
  • Carlos Barrea
  • Dex Guzman
  • Jimmy Zuidema

When Boeing established an office in Brazil in October 2011, it began a new cycle in a relationship that started more than 80 years ago, with the delivery of F4B-4 fighters to the Brazilian government. In 1960, Boeing delivered its first commercial airplane to Brazil. Boeing’s two largest commercial customers in Brazil are GOL Airlines, the fifth-largest 737 operator in the world, and TAM, part of Santiago, Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group, which operates 777s and 767s. Boeing has also been involved with the Brazilian satellite communications industry since the early 1970s. Boeing has established offices in São Paulo, São José dos Campos and Brasília and is committed to expanding its presence in Brazil through industrial participation, research and development, and community engagement.

XP Private

701 Brickell Ave., Suite 2120
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (786) 732-1133


  • Livia Mansur
  • Lucas Faria
  • Rodolfo Bastos
  • Thiago Favery

XP Private services private clients from around the world with their needs in international markets. XP Investments’ Private Wealth Management team in Miami strives at planning and structuring each client’s investment portfolio in a personalized, open architecture model. We strive at working closely with our clients, taking into consideration not only their return objectives and risk tolerance, but also their life cycle, current situation and needs for adjustments. 

YellowFi Management, LLC

1001 Brickell Bay Dr. Suite 3200
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 264-4111 (work)


  • Cassio Segura
  • Leo Paiva
  • Tyler Piercy
  • George Zac Zac
  • Antonio Muniz

YellowFi Management, LLC is a residential mortgage lender operating in Florida, Georgia and Colorado.

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