Market: Panama

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

Aguilar Castillo Love consolidates in Panama with of counsel hire

Aguilar Castillo Love has incorporated an independent practitioner as of counsel in Panama, bringing capabilities in public, administrative and compliance law.

01 December 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

Liberty buys Claro Panamá from América Móvil

Telecoms company Liberty Latin America’s subsidiary Cable & Wireless Panamá has hired US firm Baker Botts LLP and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City to acquire counterpart Claro Panamá from Mexico’s América Móvil for US$200 million.

24 September 2021

Several firms help Avianca land DIP-to-exit financing

Milbank in New York, Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City have helped Colombian airline Avianca obtain a US$1.05 billion facility that will help it exit its existing debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing.

22 September 2021

Tocumen makes largest company bond offer on Panama’s Latinex

The operator of Panama City’s international airport Tocumen has hired three offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Icaza, González-Ruíz & Alemán in Panama City to issue bonds worth US$1.85 billion.

31 August 2021

Panama’s third metro line obtains US$2 billion financing

Three offices of US firm Milbank have helped a group of banks provide a US$2 billion financing to Metro de Panama Line 3.

27 August 2021

Enel and Panama settle ICSID dispute

Panama has agreed to pay Italian energy company Enel to settle an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) case over delay in the construction of an electricity transmission line.

24 August 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

French business solution company buys Colombian counterpart

French business solutions provider Webhelp has enlisted five offices of Latham & Watkins LLP, several offices of Central American law firm Arias, Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to acquire Colombia’s OneLink.

11 August 2021

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