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El Salvador’s AES Clesa gets credit line

02 February 2018

Salvadorean firm Lexincorp has helped local financial institution Banco General grant a loan to energy company AES Clesa for US$18 million.

García & Bodán promotes corporate lawyer in El Salvador

García & Bodán promotes corporate lawyer in El Salvador

26 January 2018

Despite slow economic growth in El Salvador, García & Bodán is forecasting more domestic and international business activity in 2018, promoting a corporate lawyer to the partnership to meet demand.

Lexincorp helps LaGeo in bond offer

08 December 2017

Salvadorean energy company LaGeo has hired local firm Lexincorp for a bond issuance worth US$40 million. 

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

07 December 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

06 December 2017

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

LatinAlliance helps Banco G&T get securities authorisation

23 November 2017

LatinAlliance (El Salvador) has helped Banco G&T Continental’s brokerage unit obtain authorisation for US$50 million worth of investment certificates to be placed on the Salvadorean stock exchange.

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

06 November 2017

Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.

Eight firms advise on US pawn loan provider acquisition

24 October 2017

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Tampa, the San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa and Panama City offices of Arias Law, Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman in Tortola have advised leading US pawn loan provider EZCORP on its US$53 million multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Guatemalan pawn shop company GuatePrenda-MaxiEfectivo (GPMX).

Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY tie-up

18 October 2017

EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

16 October 2017

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.