Arias

Corporate/M&A Department

Costa Rica
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Overview

Arias has vast experience in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. We have acted as counsel in the planning, negotiation and execution of many of the largest and most complex M&A deals in the region, representing both buyers and sellers.

Our firm has rendered advice in:

  • Mergers
  • Tender and exchange offers
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Strategic alliances
  • Collaborations and joint ventures
  • Acquisitions
  • Divestitures


The firm has coordinated some of the largest multijurisdictional transactions crossing Latin America; it is the go-to firm for international corporations doing business in the region.

Our Coporate and Commercial Department offers legal advice in the structuring and restructuring of businesses, including, among others, the following:

  • Drafting and filing of charter documents and bylaws for legal entities. Shareholders' agreements.
  • Minority rights
  • Creditors' rights
  • Corporate governance
  • Management agreements
  • Employment relationships
  • Fiscal and tax planning


Firm Overview:

One of the largest and most respected law firms in Central America, Arias has 78 years of experience providing accurate and timely solutions.

Arias is a full-service law firm, over 33 practice areas; with a legal team of 38 Partners and more than 130 lawyers through their 7 offices: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Members

Dittel, Melania (Head of Department)

Dorado, Andrey (Head of Department)

Batalla, Estefania

Carrillo, Alberto

Flores, Carolina

Flores, Ignacio

Gallegos, Diego

Garcia, Rolando

Garita, Víctor

Hidalgo, Diego

Jiménez, Rosa María

Lines, Vicente

Salazar, Sylvia

Solano, Sebastian

Varela, Tracy

Clients

Amvac

Delivery Hero

FIFCO

GSK

Lifemiles

Mondelez

Sterling Partners

Swissport

Telefonica

Industries

Consumer Goods

Food Delivery

Pharmaceutical

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