Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados

Corporate/M&A Department

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What the team is known for Dynamic department with a solid bench of well-regarded practitioners experienced acting on both routine corporate work and large transactional matters. Often retained by companies to advise on share acquisitions, merger assistance and corporate contract negotiations. Client roster encompasses diverse sectors, including financial services, energy and food. New client wins include Scotiabank Colpatria, Citadel Equity Ireland and Seaya Ventures Fund.

Strengths A client enthuses that "their greatest strengths are their responsiveness, their deliverables and the way they render advice." They also say: "Their approach is very quick, which is refreshing. They always try to be practical and business-oriented."

Work highlights Represented Sodexo Group in minority interest acquisitions regarding two of Grupo Sura's companies, valued at approximately USD19 million.

Notable practitioners

According to a client, head of department
Diego Muñoz Tamayo
is "a very good lawyer who clearly communicates and immediately identifies the relevant points." Another impressed interviewee takes time to praise his work: "I would highlight Muñoz Tamayo. He was always in the loop, always the lead in calls and I think he is working very well. Negotiation is his main strength."

Fernando Bermúdez Durana
is "very helpful," according to a client. Another client praises his work, describing it as "timely, reliable and of very good quality," while a peer states: "I respect and appreciate his expertise handling matters."