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Nicaragua's Grupo Pellas hires Consortium for bank acquisition

21 August 2017

Consortium Legal's Managua office has helped an affiliate of Nicaraguan commercial conglomerate Grupo Pellas acquire the local arm of small and medium loan provider Banco Procredit.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

09 August 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

09 June 2017

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.

Grupo Monge closes cross-border syndicated financing

22 May 2017

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Vector Legal in Costa Rica, Guatemalan firm Bufete López Cordero, García & Bodán (Honduras), Lexincorp in San Salvador and Peruvian firm García Sayán Abogados have helped retailer Grupo Monge obtain a syndicated multijurisdictional loan worth US$120 million.

Central American firms launch regional alliance

Central American firms launch regional alliance

16 May 2017

Five Central American firms in different jurisdictions have launched a non-exclusive strategic alliance to provide regional coverage to their clients.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

12 April 2017

Latin Lawyer continues its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, with a look at Nicaragua.

Multiple firms in Unicomer US$350 million bond offer

05 April 2017

Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

22 February 2017

Central American firms have doubled down on Costa Rica, with the country accounting for two-thirds of the promotions reported by regional outfits in the past four months.

BLP in Nicaragua joins Meritas

20 February 2017

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