Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown

Corporate/Commercial Department

Paraguay
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Overview

Firm advises a wide range of clients, in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, leveraged and acquisition finance, private equity transactions, tax efficiency structuring, investment financing, corporate governance, among other corporate matters. The Firm advises clients from the negotiation process to the due diligence,  structuring, and closing of transactions. The Firm also regularly advises multinational companies, along with local and regional companies, as well as funds and foreign companies setting up their initial investments in Paraguay. 

Recent experience of the Firm involves advising Telepizza S.A.U. in the asset acquisition of a local restaurant, and CCU S.A. of Chile and Argentina (Heineken bottlers) in acquiring relevant stakes in major local beverages corporation, Bebidas del Paraguay S.A. and Distribuidora del Paraguay S.A. Likewise, the Firm has 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, Telefonica Celular del Paraguay S.A. in Paraguay, and  Ufinet Telecom Holdings in the acquisition of technology and carrier assets and joint venture with a local partner. Moreover, Suez Group (Aguas de Barcelona) has retained the Firm for participation 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.

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