Spectrum Brazil, to be headquartered in the country, will be overseen by Luiz Felipe Maia, a longstanding Spectrum partner who has been recognized as ‘Lawyer of the Year in Brazil for Gaming’ in 2019, 2020 and 2021 by Corporate INTL and by Global Legal Experts.
Maia is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, a General Member of International Masters of Gaming Law, the author of the Brazilian chapter of the five editions of Gambling Law Review, the Lexology Getting The Deal Through Gaming 2021 and the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Gaming Law, and the Peer Reviewer for Gambling Compliance in Brazil.
Maia will work closely with Spectrum Vice President for Latin America Liliana Costa, who is also an expert on Brazil.
The Spectrum Group of Companies, which includes Spectrum Gaming Group and Spectrum Gaming Capital, has long been active in Brazil, including providing advice on gaming policy to the Brazil Chamber of Deputies and speaking at industry conferences.
Spectrum Gaming Group has performed advisory and consulting work for gaming operators, regulators, and legislatures in 41 U.S. states and territories and in 48 countries on six continents. Spectrum Gaming Capital is a boutique investment banking and corporate consulting group, advising globally on development, finance, strategy, M&A and valuation for land-based and digital operators of gambling and esports businesses, and for investors in these sectors.