Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

Latin America-wide
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For more than 55 years, Cleary Gottlieb’s Latin America practice has been bringing practical methods to bear in assisting our clients to achieve their financial and business goals. With more than 200 lawyers who speak Spanish and more than 25 who speak Portuguese, the firm has a strong group of lawyers who possess the legal knowledge to handle any transaction and the ability to communicate efficiently with clients throughout Latin America.

Cleary’s Latin America practice is a recognized leader in the international legal community in the number, novelty, and difficulty of the transactions on which it advises. Given our regional focus and deep bench, we are at the forefront of the market in Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and other growing markets.

We routinely assist clients that are seeking to make cross-border acquisitions, enter into joint ventures, or make other investments in Latin America. We have advised on more than $180 billion in closed M&A transactions involving Latin American companies since 2006 and are continuously seen as a go-to firm for high-stakes acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures.