Market: Panama

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Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2019?

LACCA’s research into "Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Companies" reveals that the region’s boutique firms often appeal to companies from highly regulated industries who are looking for specialised advice.

24 March 2020

Multiple firms in Avianca restructuring loan

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Panama’s Morgan & Morgan, Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito have helped Colombian airline group Avianca obtain a US$250 million loan through its Panamanian holding company from US counterpart United Airlines and US investor Kingsland Holdings.

20 March 2020

Morgan & Morgan in first Panamanian fintech financing

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank as collateral trustee in a loan to Panamanian fintech Adelantos Capital, marking the first ever financing to a local fintech company.

17 March 2020

Bank calls on Morgan & Morgan and Arias for Panama issuance

Morgan & Morgan in Panama City and Arias (El Salvador) have helped Panamanian bank La Hipotecaria issue notes for US$75 million.

09 March 2020

Chile’s SAAM invests in Colombian towage business

Colombia’s Brigard Urrutia has helped Chilean logistics company SAAM buy a majority stake in Colombian towage company Intertug.

04 March 2020

Spain’s Ecija continues LatAm expansion

Spanish law firm Ecija is growing its presence in Latin America by opening an office in Mexico and expanding its existing footprint in Panama by absorbing local outfits.

13 February 2020

ARIFA promotes two to partner

Panamanian law firm Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega has bolstered its litigation, arbitration and aviation offerings by bumping up two junior partners to the equity partnership.

13 February 2020

Morgan & Morgan makes new corporate partner

Panamanian law firm Morgan & Morgan has strengthened its corporate practice by promoting a senior associate to partner.

30 January 2020

Avianca reaches restructuring deal with creditors

A host of firms including Greenberg Traurig LLP, Milbank, Sidley Austin and Hughes Hubbard & Reed are advising on a debt restructuring for Colombian-Panamanian aviation group Avianca.

12 December 2019

Avianca launches US$550 million exchange offer in Panama

Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami and Panama’s Morgan & Morgan have helped Colombian airline Avianca complete a notes exchange offer worth US$550 million.

04 December 2019

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