Market: Panama

Phoenix Tower refinancing calls on LatAm counsel

Locke Lord LLP in Boston and New York and Latin American firms have helped US telecoms group Phoenix Tower International restructure several loans held by its Latin American and US subsidiaries and package them into one single US$2 billion facility, including an acquisition financing it recently obtained to buy Chilean tower assets.

31 August 2022

Google’s Central American advertising partner divests stake

Advertising company Mediam Group has hired Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City to sell a minority stake in the business to Miami-based counterpart Aleph Group.

02 August 2022

Panama’s Morgan & Morgan recruits tax head

Panamanian Highly Recommended firm Morgan & Morgan has hired a partner from local outfit Strategic Legal Consulting to lead its tax practice.

29 July 2022

Morgan & Morgan and ARIFA steer bank acquisition

Panama's Mercantil Banco has hired Morgan & Morgan to acquire local counterpart Capital Bank for US$137 million.

15 July 2022

Canadian miner refinances Panamanian gold project

Canada’s Orla Mining has hired Morgan & Morgan in Panama City to obtain a US$150 million refinancing for a gold mine in the Latin American country.

25 May 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

12 May 2022

Grupo Aval spins off Central American subsidiary

The New York office of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá and Panama’s Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee have helped Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval spin off its Central American subsidiary, BAC Holding International (BHI).

19 April 2022

Alcogal and Morgan & Morgan in hydropower issuance

Panama’s Foundation Hydro Power has enlisted Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee to raise US$110 million in a bond issuance.

11 April 2022

Join the IBA’s M&A conference in Latin America

There is still plenty of time to register for the International Bar Association’s three-day biennial conference, Mergers & Acquisition in Latin America in a Challenging World, in São Paulo in May.

25 March 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

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