Market: Nicaragua

Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

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.

11 March 2020

Leading Lights 2019

Featured in Pro bono 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

05 February 2020

The migration train

Featured in Pro bono 2019

Perhaps no other image best captures the desperation of Latin America’s poorest and most vulnerable migrants than that of La bestia, a freight train route commonly used by Central American migrants to reach the US. On their journeys to new lives, people on the move in Latin America face legal uncertainty, vulnerability and alienation. This has necessitated an unprecedented need for pro bono counsel from lawyers, finds Latin Lawyer.

03 February 2020

Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen

US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.

22 November 2019

Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.

22 November 2019

Canadian company snaps up Nicaraguan gold mines

McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Toronto and BLP (Nicaragua) have helped Canada’s Calibre Mining acquire several gold mining assets in Nicaragua for a total of US$100 million.

06 November 2019

Nicaragua’s Banpro gets two loans worth US$90 million

Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) in Managua have advised investment bank Credit Suisse in two loans totalling US$90 million to Nicaragua’s largest bank, Banpro.

30 September 2019

Lexincorp hires former Promerica counsel as partner in Nicaragua

Lexincorp (Nicaragua) has strengthened its finance and disputes practices by hiring a partner from a local boutique with lengthy in-house experience from regional bank Promerica.

05 September 2019

Nicaraguan bank gets US$100 million landmark loan

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Arias (Nicaragua) have helped Nicaraguan bank Lafise Bancentro obtain a US$100 million loan.

14 August 2019

Dentons Muñoz strengthens Nicaragua office

Dentons Muñoz has bolstered its disputes practice in Managua by hiring an in-house lawyer as of counsel from Nicaragua’s largest bank, Banpro.

26 July 2019

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