Elías José Arriaza Sáenz in our news
Guatemala’s Banco Industrial completes US$195 million issuance
Banco Industrial, Guatemala’s largest financial institution, has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in New York to raise US$195 million in a debt issuance.
26 April 2022
Join the IBA’s M&A conference in Latin America
There is still plenty of time to register for the International Bar Association’s three-day biennial conference, Mergers & Acquisition in Latin America in a Challenging World, in São Paulo in May.
25 March 2022
Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist
Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.
17 March 2022
Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
03 March 2022
LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end
Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.
16 February 2022
Pro bono: Leading Lights
Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.
24 January 2022
Millicom makes single largest-ever foreign investment in Guatemala
Luxembourg-based telecoms and media group Millicom has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Consortium Legal (Guatemala) to acquire the remaining stake in Tigo Guatemala for US$2.2 billion from its local partner, Miffin Associates Corp, marking the largest ever single foreign investment in the Central American country.
17 November 2021
Guatemala raises US$1 billion in sovereign issuance
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Alta QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala City have helped the Republic of Guatemala issue sovereign bonds worth US$1 billion.
20 October 2021
Plastics maker issues Peru’s first global sustainability-linked bond
Peruvian plastic packaging company San Miguel Industrias (SMI) has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and BBGS Abogados (Peru) to issue sustainability-linked bonds and launch a tender offer, with both transactions worth a total of US$585 million.
16 August 2021
Consortium Legal adds three partners in Guatemala
Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has expanded its partnership by close to a third, hiring two partners and promoting one across its tax, energy and litigation practices.
20 July 2021