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García & Bodán splits from partners in Guatemala

García & Bodán splits from partners in Guatemala

20 March 2017

García & Bodán (Guatemala) has split from the firm it merged with two years ago, Asensio Andrade Flores & Asociados, with both firms planning to continue to collaborate as separate entities.

AerCap hires Arias to repossess aircraft

24 February 2017

A team of lawyers led by Arias San Salvador offices have helped Dutch aircraft leasing company AerCap repossess aircraft lent to Salvadorian commercial airline VECA.

BLP in Nicaragua joins Meritas

20 February 2017

Nicaragua’s BLP office has become a member of global business law firm alliance Meritas.

DOTY corporate and project finance shortlists announced

DOTY corporate and project finance shortlists announced

14 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlists for the next two categories of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: corporate finance and project finance.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

08 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

01 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Luis Castro of BLP (Costa Rica).

García & Bodán opens third Nicaragua office; eyes Costa Rica

17 January 2017

García & Bodán (Nicaragua) has opened an office in the town of Tola as the firm doubles down on real estate prospects along the country’s southwestern coast.

BLP adds second partner in El Salvador

BLP adds second partner in El Salvador

12 January 2017

BLP has made its first partner hire in El Salvador since entering the country in 2014, recruiting an independent disputes practitioner.

Hilton Princess chain restructures loan

14 December 2016

García & Bodán’s Guatemala City, Managua, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa offices have helped Hilton Princess Hotels restructure a bridge loan granted by Scotiabank’s Salvadorean branch.

Dentons Muñoz merger confirmed

08 December 2016

Partners of global law firm Dentons and new Central American offer Muñoz Global voted to approve the two firms’ combination yesterday.

PE finances Central American clothes maker acquisition

18 October 2016

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and the Managua, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa offices of Arias & Muñoz have helped US clothes supplier Lowell obtain a syndicated loan worth US$90 million from private equity group Cerberus to fund the acquisition of a US apparel maker’s Central American operations.

BLP opens in Guatemala with three new partners

BLP opens in Guatemala with three new partners

15 September 2016

BLP has completed its sweep of Central America in less than three years, poaching three partners and 10 associates from veteran family firm Arenales & Skinner-Klée/ LatamLex to open in Guatemala City, its ninth office in the region.