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Global Guide 2022

Ranked in 4 Practice Areas
2
Capital Markets
1 Years Ranked
4
Banking & Finance
1 Years Ranked
4
Corporate/M&A
1 Years Ranked
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Provided by Jaime Mercado

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Jaime Mercado focuses on cross-border corporate finance and business transactions for both the public and private sectors in Latin America, with broad experience representing public and private entities and financial institutions on debt and equity, project finance, M&A, private equity, ESG and related matters. Jaime regularly advises sovereign entities on capital raising and liability management transactions and private entities on corporate governance, compliance and public reporting issues. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

Personal

BA, Columbia University (1989); JD, NYU School of Law (1995).

Chambers Review

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Capital Markets - Latin America - International Counsel
2
Band 2

Jaime Mercado is widely admired for his longstanding experience acting on noteworthy Latin American securities transactions. He caters to a broad client base of underwriters, corporate issuers and sovereigns engaging in high-value debt restructuring transactions. One interviewee comments: "His advice is as good as it gets," while another describes him as "highly knowledgeable, skilled and smart."


Banking & Finance - Latin America - International Counsel
4
Band 4

Jaime Mercado is well regarded for his ability to handle notable Latin American finance mandates. He has noteworthy experience assisting business conglomerates with diversification by representing them as borrowers in acquisition finance mandates. "He is a good lawyer in this space," confirms a peer.


Corporate/M&A - Latin America - International Counsel
4
Band 4

Jaime Mercado is experienced at representing clients from the financial services and retail sectors in M&A transactions concerning Central America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Market onlookers praise his proactivity and legal know-how, with one interviewee describing him as a "good lawyer."


Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - USA
F
Foreign expert in Latin America-wide

Jaime Mercado boasts an impressive cross-border transactional practice, which regularly sees him advising on debt offerings and bond issuances. He has notable experience handling matters in Latin American markets.
"Jaime is an excellent lawyer."

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