Market: El Salvador

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

Bladex lends to Central American vehicle dealer

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Miami has helped CrediQ, the financial arm of Central American vehicle dealer GrupoQ, receive a US$102 million loan from Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex).

21 February 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

Salvadorean bank gets French development loan

Salvadorean financial institution Banco Cuscatlán has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York to obtain a US$30 million loan to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

25 January 2022

Guatemalan cement maker buys Cemex assets in Central America

Guatemalan construction materials manufacturer Cementos Progreso has hired Milbank in New York and Washington, DC, Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Mexico City and BLP in San José and San Salvador to buy Mexican cement maker Cemex’s operations in Costa Rica and El Salvador.

24 January 2022

García & Bodán helps US insurer PALIG set up Salvadorean branch

García & Bodán (El Salvador) has helped Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG) establish a new, local branch in San Salvador with a portfolio of assets worth around US$38 million.

13 January 2022

Aguilar Castillo Love continues LatAm expansion

Regional firm Aguilar Castillo Love has set up shop in Bolivia by hiring two local partners, marking the firm’s continued expansion into South America.

04 January 2022

DOJ tip line is step in right direction to tackle corruption in Central America, say partners

Central American law firm partners welcome the US Department of Justice (DOJ)’s newly launched anti-corruption tip line for the region, but warn that all information communicated through the line must be treated with the utmost confidentiality to not damage the trust of the public.

28 October 2021

Delivery Hero continues expansion in Latin America

German food delivery company Delivery Hero has hired nine offices of global firm Dentons and Ulises Cabrera in Santo Domingo to acquire Salvadorean counterpart Hugo, handing it assets across Central American and the Caribbean.

27 October 2021

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