Key partners: Javier Tovar
Key partners: The firm’s founder and former CVM director Nelson Eizirik is a panel member of the Brazilian Takeover Panel, a self-regulatory scheme designed to accelerate the regulatory processes of mergers and acquisitions of listed companies.
Scholarly corporate governance specialists
Key partners: Andrés Hoyos heads the practice.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican beverage and retail group Femsa invest US$900 million in a tie-up with US sanitation company Waxie and its US distributor North American to create a new janitorial and sanitation platform.
Transactional leader with regional outlook
Key partners: Carlos Fradique-Méndez and Sergio Michelsen co-head the department. The former also practises capital markets law and white-collar crime compliance, while the latter is among the country’s top M&A lawyers. A third partner, Luis Gabriel Morcillo, dedicates time to the practice.
International transactional clout
Key partners: Client favourite Cristian Mitrani leads this department. Siro Astolfi also features.
Key partner: Well-regarded commercial partner Jose Miguel Carvajal leads the team and combines his practice with capital markets and banking and finance experience. Macarena Laso is external adviser to construction group Ingevec’s board of directors. Senior associate Andrea Díaz specialises in compliance with stock markets regulation by publicly traded companies and investment funds.