Market: El Salvador

BLP helps FMO in Central American banking loan

Dutch development bank FMO has enlisted BLP (El Salvador) to provide a US$60 million loan to Banco La Hipotecaria in El Salvador and Panama.

27 July 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

Arias steers power loan in El Salvador

San Salvador-based power company La Distribuidora de Electricidad DELSUR has turned to Arias (El Salvador) to obtain a US$30 million loan from Colombian bank Davivienda.

13 July 2021

Salvadorean finance group buys local branch of Banco G&T

With counsel from BLP (El Salvador), Inversiones Financieras Grupo Azul (IFGA) has acquired the local division of Guatemala’s Banco G&T Continental.

12 July 2021

Irish packaging company snaps up Peruvian counterpart

Irish paper-based packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa has enlisted Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire Peruvian counterpart Cartones del Pacífico .

05 July 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Armando Arias

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Armando Arias, regional managing partner of Central American law firm Arias – and the recipient of one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards – pioneered the regional model that so many of the firm’s competitors have sought to emulate.

10 June 2021

Four Central American firms launch regional outfit

Latin Lawyer 250 firms QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala and Melara & Asociados in Honduras have joined forces with Costa Rican law firm Batalla and El Salvador’s Valdés, Suárez & Velasco Abogados to launch a new regional law firm called Alta.

03 June 2021

BDS Asesores adds partner in El Salvador

Central American labour and employment boutique BDS Asesores has promoted one lawyer to partner in El Salvador.

27 May 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love appoints new managing partner in El Salvador

Central American law firm Aguilar Castillo Love has appointed its Costa Rica-based disputes co-head Esteban Agüero as its new managing partner in El Salvador.

19 May 2021

Multilatina makes Central America’s largest green debt tap

Several international and Latin American law firms have helped the renewables subsidiary of Guatemalan multilatina Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) make Central America’s largest green bond issuance as part of a US$1 billion liability management transaction.

04 May 2021

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