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What the team is known for Well-known banking and finance team advising international banking entities and investment funds on a range of mandates. Experienced advising on investment recovery, debt restructuring and sector-related acquisitions. Also provides advice pertaining to the implications of sanctions. Cigarrera Bigott is a new client.
Strengths The team is "excellent," an interviewee attests, adding that the lawyers are "a great source of solutions and information."
Alfredo Travieso Passios wins recognition from market commentators for his "longstanding" activity in this sphere. He boasts extensive experience assisting national financial institutions with a host of regulatory issues and contingencies.
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Gustavo Enrique Planchart Pocaterra is noted by an interviewee as "a very well-recognised lawyer." He is experienced advising on acquisitions in the banking arena, as well as debt restructuring.
Hans Sydow enters the rankings this year due to strong market feedback. A source highlights his knowledge of the Venezuelan banking and finance sphere, particularly regarding debt restructuring.