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Jackson Hwu

Miami
(786) 482.6828
Jhwu@ckrlaw.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Florida
State Bar of New York
State Bar of Illinois
Brazilian Bar São Paulo Chapter


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Corporate/Transactional
Funds
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private equity/Venture Capital
Family Office & Multi-Family Office Practice
Latin America and Caribbean Practice
Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency


ACCREDITATIONS

EDUCATION

J.D., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

LL.M., Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

C.B.A., Business Administration and Management, General, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

LL.B. Law, Universidade de Sao Paulo


LANGUAGES

English
Portuguese
French
Spanish
Italian

Jackson Hwu is a partner in the Miami office. Mr. Hwu is a corporate attorney with more than 20 years of cross-border transactional experience representing U.S. and international clients in corporate advising, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions and securities offerings (including digital currency).

Mr. Hwu is a trusted adviser to several family offices and investors from Brazil and Latin America in the U.S. Mr. Hwu, a native Brazilian, has developed a unique skill set in representing Brazilian and LatAm emerging growth companies in corporate structuring, VC financing rounds, acquisitions and exits (including Fintechs, Edtechs, Legaltech, Insurtech, E-commerce and AI-enabled companies). Mr. Hwu also represents Latin American conglomerates and corporations in all facets of expanding their operations (organically or through acquisitions) into the U.S. and Europe.

Prior to joining CKR, Mr. Hwu was the co-founder of PAG, a boutique law firm in Miami focused on venture capital and middle-market corporate and securities transactions. Mr. Hwu acted as Deputy General Counsel for Dufry AG, a public Swiss travel retail company with global operations and as transaction counsel for a major Chicago-based financial services firm (Guggenheim Partners). Earlier in his career, he was a corporate associate at Sidley & Austin (Chicago), Barack Ferrazzano (Chicago) and Weil, Gotshal & Manges (New York). Mr. Hwu started his career as a capital markets counsel for Unibanco (now Banco Itaú-Unibanco) in São Paulo, Brazil.