Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

Latin America-wide
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What the team is known for Acclaimed global practice boasting an impressive track record acting on major, cross-border corporate transactions in Latin America. Remains a go-to practice for blue-chip corporations and leading private equity houses investing in the energy and telecommunications sectors, among others. Highly active assisting clients with corporate restructuring and M&A transactions. Northland Power is a new addition to its client roster.

Strengths"It's an excellent firm," one interviewee confirms, adding: "They have a lot of resources and experience working in Latin America and are great to work with."

Work highlights Acted as counsel to Telefónica in the sale of Telefónica Móviles Guatemala and Telefónica Móviles El Salvador to América Móvil. The matter is valued at USD648 million.

Notable practitioners

Observers hold
Antonio Del Pino
in very high regard for his ability to handle complex regional transactions, as one comments: "He is really experienced in the region, has that cultural expertise and just gets how to do deals in Latin America." Another commentator adds: "He is an extremely astute negotiator and his presence has been key. He is really great."