In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.
As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.
Latin Lawyer recorded 22 multijurisdictional M&A deals that closed in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was US$2.5 billion.
In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, LACCA and Latin Lawyer have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.
Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Bermuda’s Conyers, Dill & Pearman have helped one of the world’s largest cruise operators, Carnival Corporation, raise US$6 billion in simultaneous debt and equity issuances amid travel restrictions worldwide due to covid-19.
In the decade ahead of the 2017 Centre for Aviation (CAPA) summit in Colombia, Latin American airlines had tripled their flight seats on offer and the region was comfortably the world’s fastest growing for online reservations. At the summit, experts expressed optimism for the region’s aviation sector – but three years and a pandemic later, global airline revenues are forecast to lose a whopping US$315 billion.
Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.
Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Panama’s Morgan & Morgan, Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito have helped Colombian airline group Avianca obtain a US$250 million loan through its Panamanian holding company from US counterpart United Airlines and US investor Kingsland Holdings.
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.