Market: El Salvador

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: El Salvador

With just six firms, this is the smallest Central American chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, which correlates with El Salvador being the region’s smallest economy. That said, its largest firm Arias (El Salvador) has more lawyers than its peers in the region outside of Costa Rica, with a headcount of 38.

22 March 2018

El Salvador real estate project gets financing

LatinAlliance El Salvador has acted as deal counsel to Banco G&T Continental in the granting of a USD$24 million syndicated loan for the construction of a residential and leisure real estate complex.

21 March 2018

Arnold & Porter, Skadden and Consortium in El Salvador sovereign loan

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, DC, has helped El Salvador obtain a bridge loan worth US$97 million to help cover last year’s budget.

07 March 2018

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LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

Dentons opens El Salvador office and hires partner in Panama

Dentons has opened an office in San Salvador and hired a new litigation partner in Panama City as it continues its Latin America expansion.

21 February 2018

El Salvador’s AES Clesa gets credit line

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

02 February 2018

García & Bodán promotes corporate lawyer in El Salvador

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.

26 January 2018

Lexincorp helps LaGeo in bond offer

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

08 December 2017

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

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.

07 December 2017

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

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.

06 December 2017

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