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Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Corporate/Commercial

3 ranked lawyersBand 1EcuadorLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading full-service powerhouse with a renowned corporate practice group. Strong bench of recognised practitioners is noted for assisting leading local and international clients with cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, share purchase agreements and divestitures. Boasts additional expertise advising on complex corporate restructuring, as well as assisting startups and major multinationals with their incorporations in the country. Notable roster includes clients from an array of sectors, with new additions including Visa International, Maersk and Rappi.

Strengths

One client states: "Pérez Bustamante & Ponce offers a high-quality service, as well as technical and practical answers to complex problems," adding: "They have a team of highly efficient lawyers."

A market observer highlights the firm's commercial awareness, stating: "They are grounded in the market reality while also providing innovative answers to problems."

Work highlights

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce advised Fyffes International on the due diligence and acquisition of a banana producer in Ecuador.

Notable practitioners

Director Andres Brown Perez is "a creative lawyer with a strategic business vision," according to a client, who goes on to add: "His in-depth legal knowledge allows him to handle transactional mandates."

Market-leading partner Diego Pérez-Ordóñez benefits from extensive experience advising clients on cross-border M&A transactions. A source describes him as "an excellent and very responsible lawyer," adding: "He provided a high-quality service and timely advice." Another interviewee appreciates that he "was able to identify all the risks in our transaction and transmit them clearly." Diego Pérez-Ordóñez is well placed to represent buyers, sellers and investment funds in the structuring of joint ventures, as well as the negotiation of SPAs.

A market observer commends Juan Manuel Marchán for "offering an impressive prestige in Ecuador, as well as a sophisticated understanding of the law." They also appreciate that "he is business -avvy and empathetic to his clients' needs." A different interviewee states: "He offers great analytical abilities when handling complex matters and is a leading player in the Ecuadorian transactional arena."

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Overview

We help companies coming to Ecuador structure their businesses and establish operations as efficiently as possible. Our lawyers offer clients corporate expertise and labor, tax and regulatory advice to guarantee the best strategy.

This focus allows us to:

  • Advise on corporate reorganizations to ensure the best local and multijurisdictional corporate structures.
  • Help companies and enterprises with regulatory compliance and dealings with regulators.
  • Advise on the implementation of best corporate governance practices and shareholder agreements.
  • Advise values-driven companies (B corporations) on incorporation and operation.



Corporate/Commercial

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

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Location

Av. República de El Salvador N36-140,

Edificio Mansión Blanca

Quito

Pichincha

Ecuador

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Ecuador

Corporate/Commercial


Andrés Brown Pérez
Associates to watch
Diego Pérez-Ordóñez
Band 1
Juan Manuel Marchán
Band 2