Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Los Angeles; Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City; Central American Consortium Legal and Garrigues (Peru) have helped Panama-based Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) lend US$91 million to Costa Rican household retailer Grupo Monge.
UK marketing group WPP has hired QIL+4 Abogados to buy digital marketing company XumaK, which has offices in Guatemala, Colombia and Miami.
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A tribunal has been constituted at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) to hear a US$74 million investment treaty claim brought against Guatemala by holding companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman.
Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has strengthened its banking and finance practice in preparation for 2020 by promoting a senior associate to partner.
US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.
Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.
Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has strengthened its banking and finance practice by promoting a senior associate to partner.
Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Guatemala’s Sfera Legal have helped Banco G&T Continental obtain a US$250 million loan.
Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has launched its second Honduras office by opening in San Pedro Sula, while Dentons completes its tie-up with Honduran outfit Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados.