Market: Panama

Panama’s Lovill boosts partnership with double promotion

Panamanian firm Lovill has strengthened its M&A, labour, immigration and public and administrative practices by promoting two lawyers to its partnership.

04 August 2023

Panamanian energy group gets US$100 million financing

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City have helped Panamanian energy company ENSA Grupo EPM obtain a US$100 million loan from IDB Invest and Scotiabank.

03 August 2023

Moody’s snaps up counterpart in Central America and DR

Five offices of BLP, two Aguilar Castillo Love outposts, Medina Garnes Abogados in Santo Domingo and Panama’s Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega have helped credit ratings platform Moody’s acquire counterpart SCRiesgo in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

22 June 2023

Another ICC award in Panama Canal dispute

The Panama Canal Authority says it has defeated the bulk of a US$671 million claim by a construction consortium – concluding the fourth of five International Court of Arbitration (ICC) arbitrations over the canal’s multibillion-dollar expansion.

22 May 2023

EnfraGen buys Central American energy assets from Celsia

Two Paul Hastings LLP offices, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Arias (Costa Rica) and SIGMA Law in Panama City have helped a subsidiary of Latin American energy group EnfraGen acquire six renewable energy plants in Central America from Colombia’s Celsia.

19 May 2023

US company buys LatAm oil inspection group

US oil inspection company AmSpec has hired a slew of Latin American law firms to buy Texas-based counterpart Oil Test Internacional, expanding its presence in 13 countries across the region.

26 April 2023

Property group forms REIT and goes public in Panama

Morgan & Morgan has helped Panama’s Green Tower Properties convert into a real estate investment trust (REIT) and make an initial public offering (IPO).

26 April 2023

ARIFA and Alcogal guide Bladex bond programme

Latin American supranational bank Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) has called on Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega to structure a US$300 million multi-currency revolving bond programme in Panama.

06 April 2023

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

24 February 2023

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

23 February 2023

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