Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown

Corporate/Commercial Department

Paraguay
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Overview

The firm advises a wide range of clients, in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, leveraged and acquisition finance, private equity transactions, tax efficiency structuring, corporate governance, among other corporate

matters from the negotiation process to the due diligence, structuring, and closing of transactions.

Advised acquisition of local restaurant chain by Telepizza S.A.U.;

Stock acquisition in major beverages manufacturer and distributor Bebidas del Paraguay S.A. and Distribuidora del Paraguay S.A. by Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. of Chile and Argentina (Heineken bottlers);

Acquisition of technology and carrier assets by Ufinet Telecom Holding and joint venture with a local partner;

Advised SBA Communications Corporation in the participation of a private bid for the potential asset purchase of 1,410 passive mobile telecommunication towers from a major local carrier;

Advised Suez Group (Aguas de Barcelona) in a government procurement process resulting in the award of a public contract with the Paraguayan Water Company (ESSAP S.A.) to develop a water management and billing software;

Advised Credicentro S.A.E.C.A. a local credit corporation, in its merger with Crediplus S.A.;

Advised BBVA S.A. in the sale of 100% of its share capital in BBVA Paraguay S.A. to Banco GNB Paraguay for about USD 270 million.

Clients

Apple Inc

Citibank N.A. – Paraguay Branch

Cofco Agri, Paraguay

Cofco International Paraguay S.A.

Compañia Cervecerías Unidas (Luksic Group of Chile)

FEN Real Estate Group, Paraguay

General Motors

Grupo Cosan, Paraguay

Mota Engil

SBA Communications Corporation, EE.UU.

Suez Group - Aguas de Barcelona – Aqualogy

Telepizza S.A.U., Paraguay

UFINET Telecom Holdings, España

Industries

Corporate governance, among other corporate matters.

Investment financing

Joint ventures

Leveraged and acquisition finance

Mergers and acquisitions

Private equity transactions

Tax efficiency structuring