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Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a 144A/Reg S project bond financing for a toll road concession for Autopistas del Nordeste in the Dominican Republic
  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a multilateral bank financing for Boulevard Turistico del Atlantico—the leading toll road serving the Samana Peninsula in the Dominican Republic
  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a syndicated credit facility financing for the first public private partnership for a toll road in the Republic of Honduras
  • Advised lenders in connection with a syndicated credit facility for the Nassau airport in the Bahamas
  • Advised the seller of the leading dairy company in Nicaragua to a multinational dairy company in Latin America
  • Advised a Latin American digital media company in connection with the sale of a control interest to an Asian multinational media company
  • Advised a leading Latin American online auction site in connection with its A, B, C, D, E rounds of private equity and its US IPO and listing on NASDAQ
  • Advised an Argentine digital agency in connection with its US IPO and listing on NYSE 
  • Advised the leading Brazilian interstate bus company in connection with various Rule 144 A/Reg S bond offerings and exchange offers that were listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Our Latin America Practice Team represents clients in connection with a wide-variety of corporate and financing transactions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean region. The team, consisting of fluent Spanish-speaking lawyers with more than 80 years’ combined experience working with clients in Latin America, collaborate with clients to achieve their business goals and commercial or financing objectives.
 

We help clients navigate the issues related to Latin American trade, finance, investment, and commerce. 

Nelson Mullins has a strong commitment and connection to Latin America. 

Our decades of combined experience includes:

  • Handling in-bound and out-bound investments in the region 
  • Advising clients in connection with the development and financing of infrastructure projects, including ports, toll roads, airports and power projects in Latin America
  • Structuring and advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions 
  • Advising and handling various types of financings, as well as restructurings and workouts 
  • Representing clients in connection with equity and debt securities offerings on the U.S. and European capital markets
  • Advising clients in connection with public private partnership projects in Latin America
  • Assisting with succession and tax planning for multi-jurisdictional families

Multi-disciplinary team bringing long-term, hands-on experience in Latin America and the Caribbean region

  • Over 80 years combined experience in the region
  • Multicultural and multilingual attorneys who are fluent in Spanish and French and working knowledge of Portuguese 
  • Continual travel throughout the region on a wide variety of commercial matters, meeting with clients throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean region
  • Deep understanding of the legal, political, and economic drivers in this important region
  • An extensive support network across the region, with long-standing relationships with leading law firms throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean region. 

Our clients span the globe

  • Multinational, US, and Latin American clients doing business in Latin America
  • Financial and private equity investors in connection with their Latin American commercial activities and investments
  • Multi-jurisdictional families in connection with planning and protecting their global asset portfolios and coordinating their tax and succession objectives

Our team handles a wide range of legal issues that arise in Latin American business and commerce such as

  • Cross-border mergers and acquisitions 
  • Equity and debt capital market offerings
  • Joint ventures
  • Project finance and infrastructure development
  • Private equity investment and fund formation
  • Cross-border inbound and outbound tax planning
  • Structured financings
  • Syndicated loans
  • Debt restructurings
  • Real estate transactions
  • Privatizations
  • Cross-border litigation and arbitration
  • Internal investigations, U.S. government investigations and anti-corruption practices

We help bridge complex and differing cross-border business and regulatory issues so our clients can 

  • Remain competitive, minimize regulatory and fiscal cost, and expand business activities in the Latin American region
  • Complete public and private project development and financing throughout the Latin American and Caribbean region 
  • Minimize global taxation through international structural planning working with local counsel 
  • Complete mergers and acquisitions involving Latin American commercial enterprises
  • Invest in U.S. real estate and corporate transactions by Latin American investors, including coordinating efficient international tax structuring 
  • Obtain financing from U.S. and International banks for a wide variety of business ventures within the Latin American and Caribbean region 
  • Implement Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defense and anti-bribery compliance programs

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a 144A/Reg S project bond financing for a toll road concession for Autopistas del Nordeste in the Dominican Republic
  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a multilateral bank financing for Boulevard Turistico del Atlantico—the leading toll road serving the Samana Peninsula in the Dominican Republic
  • Advised a Latin American consortium in connection with a syndicated credit facility financing for the first public private partnership for a toll road in the Republic of Honduras
  • Advised lenders in connection with a syndicated credit facility for the Nassau airport in the Bahamas
  • Advised the seller of the leading dairy company in Nicaragua to a multinational dairy company in Latin America
  • Advised a Latin American digital media company in connection with the sale of a control interest to an Asian multinational media company
  • Advised a leading Latin American online auction site in connection with its A, B, C, D, E rounds of private equity and its US IPO and listing on NASDAQ
  • Advised an Argentine digital agency in connection with its US IPO and listing on NYSE 
  • Advised the leading Brazilian interstate bus company in connection with various Rule 144 A/Reg S bond offerings and exchange offers that were listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Strong links with leading local counsel in every country in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Fluent in the languages of Latin America and can help clients navigate the various business cultures within the region
  • Integrated corporate governance and family office services
  • Multi-disciplinary team
  • Predictability, cost-competitiveness, and administrative efficiency

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