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Mendoza, Palacios, Acedo, Borjas, Páez Pumar & Cía

Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 2VenezuelaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded team acting across the Venezuelan corporate sphere. Boasts significant experience advising on the structuring of M&A transactions, further assisting with shareholder agreements and due diligence matters. Deep bench of noted practitioners also assists clients with issues related to sanctions. Portfolio of domestic and international clients is drawn from sectors including telecommunications, food and beverages, and finance.

Notable practitioners

One client praises Carlos Eduardo Acedo Sucre for his "brilliant mind in all contract matters," while another affirms that his "contract knowledge is very good." He regularly advises on corporate governance, shareholder issues and inter-company mergers. Acedo Sucre co-leads the department.

Up-and-coming individual Diego Lepervanche is "a fantastic lawyer who also understands what we need as a business and is very helpful when dealing with counterparties," according to interviewees.

Department co-head Luisa Acedo is lauded by clients for her "wide-ranging experience" in this area, and they appreciate that "she is diligent and looks for solutions tailored to our business." She advises on a range of matters including corporate governance, M&A and issues related to sanctions.

A source hails outstanding department co-head Manuel Acedo Sucre as "an excellent business lawyer," and another client adds: "Manuel is a superb negotiator, relentless, but with a smile." His expertise includes advice on sanctions and currency exchange controls, in addition to complex corporate structuring and divestitures. He remains a lawyer of choice for private equity groups.

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Venezuela

Corporate/M&A


Carlos Eduardo Acedo Sucre
Band 2
Diego Lepervanche
Up and Coming
Luisa Acedo
Band 2
Manuel Acedo Sucre
Band 1